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.
|Gawton Gravity Hub||
Gawton Gravity Hub has two sites within the Tamar Valley dedicated to Downhill Mountain Biking. The tracks are highly regarded and widely thought of as being some of the best of the type. To buy a day pass or join as a member visit our website.
|Take a Trip on the Tamar Valley Line||
The Tamar Valley Line from Plymouth to Gunnislake.
|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.
|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:
|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.
|Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre||
Nestling in the peaceful Devon countryside, Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre offers a unique indoor opportunity to view and experience our fairground heritage.
|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.
|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".
|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.
|Drawn to the Valley||
A grouping of over 150 professional artists and designers based in the Tamar Valley.
|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.
Staff welcome visitors to our bustling Victorian heritage village, quay, and mine.
|Hotel Endsleigh Gardens||
It’s Little Wonder
that the Duke of Bedford, who two centuries ago owned a third of Devon, chose this spot for his hunting and fishing lodge. Overlooking the River Tamar and beyond into Cornwall, Endsleigh, now owned by Olga Polizzi, is set in 108 acres of gardens, woodlands, follies and grottos created by Humphrey Repton.
Designed 200 years ago this was one of Humphry Repton’s last commissions and brings together a multitude of landscaping elements for which Repton was renowned.
|The Wharf Arts Centre||
The Wharf is located between the River Tavy and Tavistock Canal. It was built in the 18th century as a busy industrial centre, and was converted to its present form by the local council in 1995. Since then it has been privately run as an arts centre offering live music, cinema, theatre and other events.There is also an Art Gallery, a popular Coffee Shop and a Licensed Bar with a uniquie waterside terrace.
|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
|Arundell Arms Hotel||WiFi, Free Parking, Devon, Real Fire, Wheelchair Accessible, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Luggage Transfer Available, Licensed, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Evening Meals Available, Fishing, By the River||
People come to the Arundell Arms to fish and shoot and go riding, to walk, play golf, go bird watching and to enjoy some of the loveliest country in England.They come for the comfort of the hotel and excellence of the restaurant.
|Devon Yurt||Hot Tub, WiFi, Working Farm, Free Parking, Devon, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Evening Meals Available, Fishing, Great Views||
Welcome to Devon yurt, a luxury glamping site where cosy hand crafted yurts are nestled in private organic meadows with breathtakingly beautiful, far reaching views to Dartmoor. Devon Yurt is set within eighteen acres of farmland and gardens and offers superb facilities , log burners to keep you warm, Fire pits to keep you entertained and home grown organic produce to delight your senses.
|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||
|Plymouth Boat Trips||
Fishing Trips, Ferry service and Cruising.
|Coombe Trenchard House & Gardens||WiFi, Free Parking, Devon, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Cafe on site, Evening Meals Available, Great Views, For larger groups||
Coombe Trenchard is a country house wedding venue like no other.
An Edwardian private house on Dartmoor in Devon, offering exclusive use in a characterful home originally designed by Walter Sarel for entertaining (see its totally unique Disappearing Wall). Owners Sarah and Philip have lovingly restored this Arts & Crafts beauty, and enjoy sharing it with others.