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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:

Tavistock Festival (t/a Tavistock Music & Arts Festival

The company (not for profit) runs an annual Festival in the spring each year, as well as the Friends of the Festival organising a number of events to support our funds throughout the year.

The 15th Festival in 2017 again features concerts (of a wide range of musical genres), lectures, art exhibitions and workshops, literary workshops and events, theatrical and dramatic performances and an arts market in bedford Square, under the presidency of Andrew Wilson.

This year's festival starts on 18th April 2017 and events run on until 4th June 2017.

Port Eliot Estate Port Eliot Round Room Cornwall, Swimming Pool, WiFi, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Luggage Transfer Available, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Cafe on site, Great Views, For larger groups, By the River

Port Eliot, a Grade 1 listed house and grounds, opened to the public for the first time in March 2008. Home to the Eliot family since 1564 Port Eliot is one of the most magical and hidden stately homes in England with a long and fascinating history.

The Royal Oak Inn
For the best in good local food; For well kept local real ales; For a great atmosphere in a traditional local inn Plus occasional Guest Ales; And for many moor reasons . . .you must pay us a visit. 

Your host: Stephen Earp will make you most welcome

The perfect Dartmoor hideaway for drinking and dining.

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.

Take a Trip on the Tamar Valley Line

The Tamar Valley Line from Plymouth to Gunnislake.

J D Motorcycle Tours UK

Are you looking for an adventure on a motorcycle?

There’s no better way to discover Devon & Cornwall than on a motorcycle?

Why not book a Guided Motorcycle Tour with Joe & Di - husband and wife team who are trained and qualified Motorcycle Instructors - and experience some of the best riding the West country has to offer?

Our Guided Motorcycle tours through the heart of Devon & Cornwall will take you:

On the magnificent breath-taking wild Atlantic Highway on the North Cornish Coast through seaside towns perched on the cliff edge

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

Nestling in the peaceful Devon countryside, Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre offers a unique opportunity to view and experience our fairground heritage.

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.

Kit Hill Country Park

A wild rugged granite hill top famous for it fine views and fascinating history. Kit Hill is a 400 acre Country Park at the highest point in the Tamar Valley and forms a dominating feature to be seen for miles around.

Carpenters Arms Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Licensed, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Evening Meals Available

A charming 15th century pub, family friendly and very welcoming, full of character and atmosphere.
Three rotating, beautifully kept real ales. Delicious food; fresh, prepared to order on our premises. Just 5 minutes drive from the historic Tudor Cotehele House.

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.

The Charles Causley Festival

The Charles Causley Festival is Launceston's Festival of Literature and the Arts and this year runs from the 1st to the 5th of June.  We are supported using public funding by the Arts Council of England and many other local businesses.

The Charles Causley Centenary Festival’s programme for June 2017 is taking shape! In addition to the headline attraction event to open the main Festival weekend of 1st-5th June (The Fisherman’s Friends), here are some of the events we expect to feature this year:

MUSIC AND POETRY

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.

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 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 Town Council

Tavistock Town Council is responsible for the museums and gardens of Tavistock and for the pannier market.

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.

Cornish Welcome Tours

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

Barn Restaurant at Cotehele 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.

Bere Ferrers Station Heritage Centre

Tamar Belle Heritage Centre at Bere Ferrers Station on the Tamar Valley Rail Line incorporates imaginatively converted vintage railway carriages in an authentic railway environment. Heritage, Holidays & Hospitality.

The Horn of Plenty Restaurant WiFi, Free Parking, Devon, Real Fire, Wheelchair Accessible, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Licensed, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Evening Meals Available, Great Views

The Horn of Plenty has been thrilling guests for almost 50 years with some of the South West's very best food, stunning views and elegant surroundings.

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