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Walks in the Country

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.

Roadford Lake Country Park Lakeside Cafe and Function Suite, Roadford Lake

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.

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.

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.

Meadowood B & B Cornwall, WiFi, Working Farm, Public Transport Nearby, Luggage Transfer Available, Dog Friendly, Child Friendly, By the River

We grow fruit and vegetables and our bees and chickens provide us with delicious produce for our guests to enjoy. We offer ‘Introduction to Bee-Keeping’ courses. Please ring us for more details.

Pentillie Castle and Estate Pentillie Castle overlooks the Tamar Valley Cornwall, Swimming Pool, WiFi, Free Parking, Real Fire, Wheelchair Accessible, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Licensed, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Evening Meals Available, Great Views, By the River

Pentillie Castle and Estate's private location overlooking the River Tamar sets it apart from other B&B’s, wedding and exclusive hire venues. An elegant 17th century Cornish Castle offering the perfect backdrop for any wedding, special occasion or short stay.

Siblyback Lake Country Park Windsurfing at Siblyback Lake

Siblyback Lake is surrounded by the striking Bodmin Moor and offers a wide range of activities both on and off the water. There is plenty to do at this scenic lake, including miles of walks, cycle trails, excellent bird watching, children's play areas and a cafe overlooking the water.

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.

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.

Louis' Tea Rooms

Louis' Tearoom is situated right by the entrance to Kit Hill Country Park, with stunning views towards Plymouth Sound.

China Fleet Weddings China Fleet Weddings Grounds 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
The Horn of Plenty Hotel WiFi, Devon, Real Fire, Wheelchair Accessible, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Licensed, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Evening Meals Available, Great Views

This multi award winning, independently owned 4 Star Country House Hotel  has been stunning guests for over 50 years with some of the region's very best food, views and accommodation.

Cornish Welcome Tours

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

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.

Rowse Holiday Cottages Cornwall, Swimming Pool, WiFi, Pets Not Allowed, Free Parking, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly

Three luxury, self-catering cottages set in a beautiful, private, 40 acre estate near the Tamar Valley in Cornwall.

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.

Fishing at Hotel Endsleigh

Hotel Endsleigh is a member of the historic Endsleigh Fishing Club and as such can offer guests access to some of the best salmon fishing in England. With eight miles of bank along the River Tamar, guests can fly fish for salmon and sea trout every day of the fishing season (15th March to 15th October). The bank is divided into 6 beats which are fished in rotation throughout the season.

Just Be Coffee and Wine Lounge

Just Be is a place where you can truly relax and enjoy the remarkable surroundings of the waterside at Saltash, whether you are choosing from the freshly prepared selection of food dishes, enjoying one of our great coffees or teas or sampling from our extensive list of fine wines and craft beers. 

Take a Trip on the Tamar Valley Line

The Tamar Valley Line from Plymouth to Gunnislake.

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.

J D Motorcycle Tours UK Joe and Di Lands End 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.

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