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Launceston, Upper Tamar & North Coast

The Doc Martin Experience

From the quaint fishing village of Port Isaac to the wild and rugged landscape of Bodmin Moor, an individually designed one day tour that promises to give you a Doc Martin experience you will never forget.

Doc Martin Tours is a subsidiary of Cornish Welcome Tours, a family run business that specialises in tailor made tours of Devon and Cornwall. We are based in the beautiful town of Launceston on the Devon/Cornwall border. We are passionate about this stunning little corner of the UK and pride ourselves on our enthusiasm and knowledge of the area.

Louis' Tea Rooms

Louis' Tearoom is situated right by the entrance to Kit Hill Country Park, with stunning views towards Plymouth Sound.

Rosamund Pilcher Tours

The route our Rosamunde Pilcher tour takes can be adapted dependant on your accommodation pick up point. Alternatively why not let us take the hassle out of booking your accommodation and stay in a comfortable Bed and Breakfast near Launceston on the Cornwall/Devon border. Launceston is an ideal place from which to explore the area as it is centrally located and close to the highway network. It is the ancient capital of Cornwall with a ruined castle, historic church and remains of the town wall and gateway.

Hotel Endsleigh Hotel Endsleigh Devon, Romantic Breaks, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Fishing, By the River

Welcome to Hotel Endsleigh, a romantic Regency Hotel with far reaching unspoilt views of the Tamar Valley, set in 108 acres of listed gardens of historic note, designed by Humphry Repton 200 years ago. Owned and decorated by Olga Polizzi; Hotel Endsleigh is a haven of elegant serenity. Fishing, garden walks and dog friendly.

Launceston Castle - English Heritage

Launceston was the former capital of Cornwall and the castle, commanding the town and surrounding countryside, controlled the main entry route into the county.

The Shippen at Coombe Mill Cornwall, Pets Not Allowed, No Children, Free Parking, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Cyclists Welcome, By the River

WILDLIFE HAVEN WITH RIVER, CORNWALL:  Private nature reserve, wildlife tours, woodland paths, free parking, walkers and cyclists welcome, romantic breaks. Regrettably no pets or children.

The Shippen at Coombe Mill is a one bedroomed detached property for two people that is close to the River Carey and surrounded by a private nature reserve of 34 acres. 

It is the perfect retreat for those who enjoy wildlife and peace and quiet. There are kingfishers, dippers, owls, deer, foxes, badgers, otters and bats as well as butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies.

Altarnun Craft and Local Produce Market

Altarnun Market is a new venture which started in July 2016 but which promises to become a thriving and popular venue.

It is held monthly on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 2-4pm.

Most markets are held in the mornings but it was decided to hold this in the afternoon as there has been nowhere in the village for the increasing number of visitors to get a cup of tea and refreshment. Altarnun has appeared as the venue for the marriage of Doc Martin and Louisa as well as featuring in Daphne Du Maurier’s Jamaica Inn.

Cornelle Communications

Cornelle Communications provides PR and Communications expertise that will help create, nurture and grow your business.

Trevosper Barn Cottages Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Dog Friendly, Child Friendly

Overlooking the foothills of Bodmin Moor, Trevosper Barn Cottages are an attractive set of 3 period cottages which offer 4* rated self-catering accommodation in a location ideal for exploring the beautiful South West of England.

We have three cottages which are similar on style. Each cottage has its own entrance into a kitchen/diner and a separate lounge. 

Countryside Furnishers

Retail, carpets, beds, furniture

Paul Hicks Insurance Services

Paul Hicks Insurance Services was established in 1993 by Paul Hicks to provide independent advice on general insurance for the local community. The business specialises in all types of Commercial and Personal insurance and, since we are not tied to any particular insurer, we are able to provide a wide range of products from a diverse panel of UK insurers.

Charlie Bears

Welcome to the enchanted world of Charlie Bears

Charlie Bears are affordable, collectable bears and characters designed by Charlie at The Bearhouse in Cornwall. Charlie also collaborates with other world-renowned bear artists to create different collections. All Charlie Bears are limited in production, and our special collections often have very low editions. Lovingly made by hand, each bear has their own unique characteristics and that is why only Charlie Bears are known as the bears with personalities.

Carzantic Chapel Barn Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Dog Friendly, Child Friendly, Great Views

Set in tranquil countryside, Carzantic Chapel Barn is a charming granite cottage dating back to the 1800s, its south-facing patio and garden basking in sun for most of the day.

Situated five minutes from Launceston and with stunning views into the Tamar Valley, it is the perfect base for a walking holiday with the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail running past the door and Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor both within easy reach.

Trethorne Golf Club and Hotel Cornwall, WiFi, Dog Friendly

Set in the picturesque Cornish countryside on the Devon / Cornwall border, conveniently located just off the main A30.

The hotel at Trethorne Hotel & Golf Club is comfortable and designed to help you relax. The accommodation includes six rooms in the main Clubhouse, four single story lodges (200 yards from Clubhouse) and two detached Cornish stone cottages (500 yards from Clubhouse).

The Springer Spaniel

An 18th Century country pub and restaurant which is easily found on the A388 between Launceston and Callington.

Crossgreen Cottages Cornwall, Working Farm, Dog Friendly

Petals Place and Janes Place Quality Holiday Cottages in the heart of the countryside situated in 21 acres smallholding. Within easy reach of coast, moors,rivers and valleys. Coarse fishing on farm. Ideal for rest and relaxation. Short breaks available.

Weddibrations

Weddibrations is a family-run business dedicated to bringing you the finest quality cards with our quintessential handmade touch.

Something Nice Catering

Something Nice Catering is run by me, Judith Scott. I have many years experience in catering and offer a full catering service for functions large and small - tea parties, lunches, special occasions, buffet lunches,  funeral receptions, etc.  All food is locally sourced and home made.  Prices are very reasonable.  Please contact me to discuss your event and the food you would like served. 

Poldark Tours

Poldark Tours is a subsidiary of Cornish Welcome Tours, a family run business that specialises in tailor made tours of Devon and Cornwall. We are based in the beautiful town of Launceston on the Devon/Cornwall border. We are passionate about this stunning little corner of the UK and pride ourselves on our enthusiasm and knowledge of the area.

Launceston Town Hall and Guildhall

Located just off the A30, near the Devon & Cornwall border, between Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor & both the North & South coasts, Launceston Town Hall can be found in the heart of the historic market town of Launceston. Its location makes it ideal for events with attendees from the whole of the South West. The venue is adjacent to a 24hour multi story car park, has disabled access & facilities throughout and is perfect for board meetings, presentations, training sessions, conferences, auctions, exhibitions etc.

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