If you are looking to explore the great outdoors, we have plenty of it here in the Tamar Valley. The Valley itself is classed as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. And not just country walks either - there are plenty of ways to get outdoors and active,from mountain biking to canoeing to treesurfing.
|Cotehele boat trips||
Board Shamrock's support boat the 'Nancy Belle' for a two-hour cruise up the Tamar to learn about the flora, fauna and history of the valley. £15. Times and dates vary accoring to the tide. Find details on www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cotehele or ring 01579 351346 for details and to book.
|Roadford Lake Country Park||
With over 730 acres of water, Roadford is a spectacular lake set on the edge of Dartmoor between Okehampton and Launceston offering a variety of activities both on and off the water.
|The Wharf Cafe and Bar||
Coffee Shop and Licensed Bar
Our warm, welcoming coffee shop is the perfect place to meet and enjoy excellent refreshments and light lunches. We are fully licensed and serve a wide range of food and drink throughout the day, including:
|Tamar Valley Donkey Park & Sanctuary||
Open daily Easter to end September. October open Thursday thru Sunday (Daily half term week). November to March open weekends and all school holidays. All weather attraction and Cornwall’s only donkey sanctuary situated in the beautiful Tamar Valley.
The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay is open daily from 11am to 4pm. After a brisk walk enjoy a light lunch and a glass of wine or an afternoon cream tea. Your dog is also welcome.
|Tavistock Pannier Market||
Nestled behind the Town Hall, and just off the busy high street, there is a shoppers' paradise and one of the hidden gems of Tavistock. In the centre of this beautiful pedestrianised area you will find the historic Pannier Market surrounded by some fantastic independent shops and cafes. Inside the Market building itself you can discover a wide range of traders, artists and crafts people offering a personal service with quality goods at competitive prices.
Welcome to Valenti’s Gelato-Venue. Plymouth's Premier Ice Cream Parlour
Gelato-Venue serves an ever changing range of delicious award winning ice creams made from the best quality local and traditional Italian ingredients made fresh for you in the Tamar Valley. Serving a range of hot and cold drinks, freshly made hot waffles or crepes, indulgent sundaes or even just a good old fashioned cornet with a dollop of local clotted cream and a flake! You’ll be happy you stopped in.
Open every day, from 10 until 10pm.
|Saltash Regatta and Waterside Festival 2017||
Saltash Regatta and Waterside Festival on 17th and 18th June 2017 is one of the most colourful events held in Cornwall and certainly for South East Cornwall is the most popular annual Regatta.
Gig racing, hosted by Saltash based Caradon Pilot Gig Club, is run to the highest standard with rowing on the Saturday, with a Flash Boat Regatta ran by Saltash Rowing Club on the Sunday.
Also on the river you'll find sailing, canoeing, swimming and following on after the success of its inaugural year, this year sees the return of the cardboard boat race on Sunday afternoon!
Gallery & Shop. Patchwork / Decorative Art workshops & classes. Cowslip Workshops is situated on a small family-run organic farm, with stunning views of Launceston and Dartmoor beyond.
|Tamar Valley Holidays Leisure Activities||
Why not enjoy our Swimming Pools and Gym?
With two swimming pools – the choice is yours!
Sunny out? Head to our heated outdoor splash pool, if not, head inside!
A great place for keeping active, Tamar Valley Resort offers two pools on site:
|Barn Restaurant at Cotehele||
Originally a 15th century tithe barn. Specialises in locally sourced, seasonal food. Patio seating available. Licensed. Open daily mid-Feb to 31st December (except 25th and 26th December). Private Parties welcome. Dogs welcome in the patio.
|Tamar View Nurseries and Garden Centre||
Family run traditional Garden Centre.
|Tap Hill Take Away||
Freshly cooked Fish and chips, with traditional curries, burgers, chicken bits, pukka pies, pasties and so much more! Try the Stone baked Pizza cooked in 4 minutes or a curry with a pupodom, Naan breed and Mango chutney.
A modern Takeaway sitting on an ancient spring. We aim to bring a new energy to an "Old Fish & Chips shop".
All the favourites you would expect but a bit more than just "Fish and Chips".
|China Fleet Weddings||Cornwall, Swimming Pool, WiFi, Pets Not Allowed, Free Parking, Devon, Wheelchair Accessible, Romantic Breaks, Child Friendly, Cafe on site, Great Views, For larger groups, By the River||
China Fleet Country Club is the perfect wedding venue in Cornwall for couples and their guests, nestled in Saltash on the Cornwall and Devon border the China Fleet Country Club is truly a hidden gem of the South West, exuding beauty, tranquillity and romance it is the perfect venue for your wedding.
|Bere Ferrers Community Shop||
Every Saturday 10.00 - 12.00 in the village hall. Tea coffee, soft drinks and home made cakes are available, all served by volunteers.
|The Wharf Conference Centre||
CANAL ROAD MEETING ROOMS - THREE GREAT TRAINING SPACES
The Centre consists of three delightful rooms, sensitively created within an 18th Century listed building. originally built for John Taylor of the Tavistock Canal Compan. These light and airy spaces are available for hire.
Our on-site coffee shop and café can offer full catering services, including buffet lunches, sandwiches, tea, coffee and cakes which are all freshly made and sourced locally.
|Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park||
Former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. Miraculously the walls of his red stone Tudor House survived a direct hit by bombs in 1941 and it was restored by the Earl in 1958.
|Louis' Tea Rooms||
Louis' Tearoom is situated right by the entrance to Kit Hill Country Park, with stunning views towards Plymouth Sound.
|Cotehele (National Trust)||
Cotehele is a National Trust-owned Tudor house with extensive garden, orchards, estate, quay and working water mill. The garden and estate walks are open daily throughout the year. The house is open daily from April to the beginning of November. The mill is open every day from mid March to the end of October.
Exciting organic local food. Coffee, Light lunches, teas and special evenings.