We've added this section recently, and will be working hard on adding more information on festivals around the Tamar Valley soon. We already have details of some wonderful festivals that are well worth a visit here:
|Launceston Late Night Christmas Shopping||
A great opportunity to come and do your Christmas shopping in a wonderfully festive evening atmosphere in this great Cornish market town.
Fire Show and Acrobatics, Lantern Procession*, Spangles the Clown, Fairground Rides, Olaf the Snowman, Shire Horses, Samba Band, PopChoir, Dance Performances, Balloon Modelling, Food & Drink Stalls...And of course Father Christmas!
FRIDAY 8th DECEMBER 2017, 6pm to 9pm
|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.
Located south of Jamaica Inn, the famous smugglers haunt immortalised by Daphne du Maurier, Colliford is a tranquil lake providing some excellent moorland walks.
Your Cornish Castle for the wedding of your dreams…
17th Century Pentillie Castle is set within a 2,000 acre private estate on the Devon and Cornwall border. With breathtaking views across the River Tamar and to Dartmoor, this unique venue can be hired exclusively for your ceremony and reception ensuring your day is just that, yours!
|Louis' Tea Rooms||
Louis' Tearoom is situated right by the entrance to Kit Hill Country Park, with stunning views towards Plymouth Sound.
|Dante Summer Festival||
The Dante Summer Festival - Bringing Music to Life from the 10th to the 15th July 2017 at St German's, Calstock, Callington, Launceston and Tavistock. Musical themes will be Russian, Czech and Irish, plus a special concert in Launceston celebrating the centenary of the much loved Cornish poet, Charles Causley.
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|Take a Trip on the Tamar Valley Line||
The Tamar Valley Line from Plymouth to Gunnislake.
|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.
|J D Motorcycle Tours UK||Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Devon, Public Transport Nearby, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Luggage Transfer Available, Cyclists Welcome, Great Views||
Why not book a stay with Joe & Di - husband and wife team who have lived in the Westcountry for over 20 years.
We are qualified motorcycle trainers and offer Guided Motorcycle Tours with or without accomodation, DIY Motorcycle Tours with accomodation and Accomodation Only options.
We will give you information, tips and inside knowledge, to maximise your stay in the Westcountry, whether you're riding, driving,cycling or on foot.
What to see and do in Devon & Cornwall:
Hello and welcome to Darren's Cars in Callington, Cornwall.
We can offer you Local trips, long distance journeys, one off trips, regular runs, specialised trips or just getting back from the shops - We can accommodate all your transport needs.
With a fleet of 13 vehicles with 4, 6 or 8 passenger seats combinations, we can make arrangements for larger parties.
With fixed price travel there are no surprises.
We also offer a Nationwide Courier Service.
Please contact us for a quote – we will be pleased to help.
|Launceston Steam Railway||
Victorian locomotives haul your train through the beautiful Kensey Valley to Newmills. Ride all day if you wish, tickets valid for unlimited travel. Five mile round trip with café, shop and museum.
|Tamar Grow Local||
Tamar Grow Local (TGL) is a 'not for profit' Community Interest Company (CIC) set up on co-operative principles for the benefit of the community. This structure allows trading and has the ability to create a number of more specialist co-operative ventures under its umbrella to meet demand. The area covered is the Tamar Valley, which includes the market towns of Tavistock, Launceston, Callington and Saltash.
Our activities focus on three main areas:
Hidden Valley presents its fantastic new attraction: The Forbidden Mansion, a maze of rooms, passageways, secret doors and much more.
|Lawrence House Museum||
Delightful local museum, situated in a fine Georgian house, contains themed rooms on 3 floors & a wonderful garden with fine views, ideal for picnics on fine days.
Rooms feature local history, Launceston at war, a scale model of the old Southern Railway Station, a toy room with toys to play with and one dedicated to Launceston's famous sons,: John Couch Adams, astromomer & discoveror of Neptune, Philip Gidley King, early Governor of New South Wales, Charles Causley, poet & broadcaster and William Wise, herbalist & plant collector.
|Port Eliot Weddings||Cornwall, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Licensed, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Child Friendly, Cafe on site, Great Views, For larger groups, By the River||
For some, Port Eliot can be a retreat of tranquility and magic for others it can become a fantastical pleasure ground of music, drums and laughter.
An extraordinary marriage begins in an extraordinary location. Port Eliot hosts bespoke wedding celebrations, each as individual as the couple at the heart of them. As a private house with extensive grounds, a superb contacts book and an open mind, it provides an unforgettable setting for all styles of celebration.
|Saltash Heritage Trail||
Saltash Heritage Trail, including: Town Museum; Brunel's famous Royal Albert Bridge over the Tamar; Elliott's historic shop, and Mary Newman's Cottage. Pre-booked tours to include entry to museums. Please telephone.
|UpDown Cottage Bed & Breakfast||Cornwall, WiFi, Pets Not Allowed, No Children, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Walkers Welcome, Cyclists Welcome||
Welcome to UpDown Cottage, Lower Downgate near Callington in the beautiful and fascinating Tamar Valley. We offer a quiet, homely Bed and Breakfast and for those who prefer our home is child and pet free!
|Trax & Trails||
4 x 4 off-road driving, clay pigeon shooting, archery.
Paintball and Airsoft Games on a 16 acre purpose built site amongst woodland and by a river.