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The Tamar Valley has a great range of places to eat out. You'll find restaurants from Launceston to Plymouth, using fresh local produce and often with wonderful views to enjoy while you have your meal.

Honicombe Manor Restaurant

Enjoy a drink or a meal in our spacious restaurant and bar throughout the year:

Restaurant open most evenings 5pm-9pm and for Sunday Roast between 12noon and 3pm. Check boards outside reception for details. Bar open daily from 5pm.

Takeaway also available

Food is available during busy periods only – please check the board for times/menus. We also offer some entertainment during the season – please ask in reception for more information or see on-site displays.

China Fleet Country Club Cornwall, Swimming Pool, WiFi, Pets Not Allowed, Free Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Romantic Breaks, Licensed, Child Friendly, Cafe on site, Evening Meals Available, Great Views

Set in 180 acres of exquisite countryside, on the cusp of Devon and Cornwall, China Fleet is one of the South West’s leading country clubs. Just 10 minutes from Plymouth’s city centre, sitting on the stunning Tamar estuary, it provides the perfect opportunity for a break away from suburban life. Whatever your age, interests or work pattern, you’re guaranteed to find something you’ll love at China Fleet. Our knowledgeable and friendly team are dedicated to making sure you have an enjoyable visit each and every time and are always working to meet your needs in any way possible. With an extensive offering to suit all lifestyles, you can visit to work, rest or play, making the most of our accommodation, Health Club-leisure facilities, golf, dining in our Brasserie or restaurant, spa, events or meeting room facilities in a truly breath-taking location

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:

Launceston Town Hall and Guildhall

Launceston Town Hall was built in 1887, and completely refurbished in 2010.  The main hall is ideal for weddings, theatre productions, films, exhibitions, balls, dinners, dances, concerts, , fashion shows, private parties, fetes & fayres.   We have 18 round tables which seat up to ten, 300 comfortable red and gilt chairs, and 22 black and gilt chairs.  Trestle tables and other chairs are also available.  All hires include use of our cutlery, crockery and glasses if required. Full disabled access. Fully disabled access throughout.

Endsleigh Gardens Nursery Endsleigh Gardens Nursery - heritage apple

Endsleigh Garden Nursery is set in an old walled garden in woods above the River Tamar. It was once part of the Duke of Bedford's estate at Endsleigh.

Valenti's Gelato-Artisan

Valenti’s Ice Cream makers since 1912. Master Gelato-Artisan Lee Williams sources local milk and cream, adding flavours from around the world, to present to you his perfect Gelato.

Weddings at Whitsand Bay Fort Cornwall, Hot Tub, Swimming Pool, WiFi, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Wheelchair Accessible, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Licensed, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Cafe on site, Great Views

Whitsand Bay Fort Holiday is the perfect venue for your wedding, offering a complete wedding package. Whitsand Bay Fort is located in a unique historic coastal setting overlooking the beautiful beaches of Whitsand Bay.

Our team will be on hand to help your event run smoothly, if you need any assistance with the organisation we’ll be here to help you or make suitable recommendations in terms of catering or entertainment. If you have a selected a specific theme for your event we will work with you to ensure that you achieve the look and feel for your party that you dreamed of.

Weddings at Calstock Old Chapel

Weddings, ceremonies and private functions at the Old Chapel

The Old Chapel at Calstock Arts is a fully licenced wedding venue. It’s also perfect for baby-naming ceremonies, civil partnerships, renewal of vows, private parties or a fond farewell to a loved one. Our venue has two main spaces: The Main Auditorium and the Kelly Room, both are suitable for hire and can accommodate up to 116 people.

Around the Valley Tours Pilgrim walks at Plymouth's Mayflower steps

Entertaining and informative guided walks, talks and boat, train and coach trips with Chrissie Le Marchant, local Blue Badge tourist guide.

Cornish Welcome Tours

Cornish Welcome Tours offers tailor-made tours of Devon and Cornwall for individuals or small groups.

Cotehele boat trips Nancy Belle on the River Tamar at Cotehele

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.

Gospenheale Barn Gospenheale Barn showing safe garden and parking area Cornwall, WiFi, Working Farm, Pets Not Allowed, Free Parking, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Great Views

In 2017 Gospenheale Barn won a Visit England ROSE Award for this excellent self catering holiday accommodation for up to 6 people. Set 5 miles west of Launceston in a quiet hamlet, the Barn enjoys wonderful views of the North Cornwall countryside.

Cotehele (National Trust) The front of Cotehele House, Cornwall

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.

Bella Vista Lodge Cornwall, Hot Tub, Swimming Pool, WiFi, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Dog Friendly, Cafe on site, Evening Meals Available

This comfortable, centrally heated lodge, providing spacious holiday accommodation, sleeps 6 in four bedrooms (1x double, 1xtwin, 2xsingle bedrooms). Upstairs there is a kitchen/diner (renewed in March 2017) with a built in oven, hob and dish-washer.  The lodge now has WIfi.  There is also a washer/drier, microwave and refrigerators.  Off the kitchen/diner is a comfortable lounge with TV and DVD.   The downstairs accommodation consists of four bedrooms, a bathroom with shower over the bath, wash hand basin and toilet.  There is also a shower room with electric shower, wash hand basin and toilet.  Off the double bedroom is the ground floor patio with hot-tub.

Andrew Thompson Heritage

Andrew Thompson is an archaeologist and historian who has spent his working life exploring, explaining and interpreting the history and heritage of South West England.

The White Hart Inn

The White Hart, Chilsworthy traditional free house, good beer, good food and good company !

Launceston Markets in the Square

Held in the Town Square second Saturday of each month. For information or to book a stall contact Launceston Tourist Information Centre.

The Edgcumbe The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay serves light lunches and afternoon tea

The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay is open daily from 10am 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.

The Charles Causley Festival

2018’s annual Charles Causley Festival (the 9th one!) is on its way, with an attractive and varied programme offering something for everyone. It runs from the evening of Thursday 31 May  until the evening of Sunday 3 June 2018.

The headline opening attraction for this year is the well-known and well-loved poet and broadcaster, Roger McGough — accompanied by LITTLe MaCHINe, firm Festival favourites who have supported headline poets in previous Causley Festivals. 

food@cowslip

Exciting organic local food. Coffee, Light lunches, teas and special evenings.

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