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Things to Do in the Tamar Valley

As well as our various places to visit and things to do, don't forget to check out our Festivals page.

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Saltash Heritage Trail Cornwall, Guided Tours, Heritage, Museums, Trains

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.

Plymouth Boat Trips Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Cornwall, Devon, Family Attractions, Fishing, Guided Tours, Heritage, Messing About on the River, Public Transport

Fishing Trips, Ferry service and Cruising.

Bull Pen Gallery, Cotehele Artists & Galleries, Arts Centres, Cornwall, Family Attractions, Gardens, Heritage, Jewellery, Luxury Goods and Gifts, National Trust, Public Transport, Stately Homes, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Walks in the Country, Wool & Textiles Cotehele Gallery

Cotehele's Bull Pen Gallery.

A showcase of ever-changing high quality craft from professional West Country Makers.
A pure delight for browsing.

Andrew Thompson Heritage Adventures, Artists & Galleries, Castles, Cornwall, Devon, Gardens, Guided Tours, Heritage, Museums, National Trust, Stately Homes, Vintage, Walks in the Country

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.

Tavistock Town Council Arts Centres, Devon, Heritage, Museums

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

Fly Fishing at the Arundell Arms Fishing, Messing About on the River

Fly fishing on the River Tamar and tributaries. Salmon, brown trout and sea trout. Expert tuition. Tackle shop. Day tickets and courses available to hotel residents and non-residents.

Lynher River Barge Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Cornwall, Devon, Dogs Welcome, Heritage, Messing About on the River, Vintage

The Lynher River Barge has a fascinating history and is available to book for many types of river trips

Port Eliot Estate Artists & Galleries, Birdwatching, Cafes, Castles, Cornwall, Dogs Welcome, Family Attractions, Gardens, Guided Tours, Heritage, Live Music, Museums, Public Transport, Shooting, Stately Homes, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Trains, Vintage, Walks in the Country, Weddings, Wildlife Port Eliot Round Room

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.

Gawton Gravity Hub Adventures, Devon, Extreme Sports, Mountain Biking

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.

St Leonards Equitation Centre Cornwall, Riding, Adventures

Horse Riding lessons for adults and children, beginners to advanced.

Barn Climbing Centre Devon, Climbing, Extreme Sports, Family Attractions, Adventures

Indoor climbing centre. Open 7 days a week. All ages. Full range of ability catered for.

The Forgotten Garden of Lewtrenchard Devon, Heritage, Walks in the Country

A Woodland Delight

Morwellham Quay Devon, Family Attractions, Heritage, Museums, Trains, Vintage

Staff welcome visitors to our bustling Victorian heritage village, quay, and mine.

Tavistock Library Arts Centres, Devon, Heritage

Tavistock Library is located opposite the bus station, close to the Wharf and town centre. The library offers a fun and vibrant environment, with a warm welcome to everyone.

Tavistock Festival of Music and the Arts Art Schools & Workshops, Artists & Galleries, Arts Centres, Cornwall, Devon, Guided Tours, Heritage, Live Music, Museums

Two weeks of Music, Art and Literary Events in Devon’s Top Award Winning Market Town

Tamar Valley Donkey Park & Sanctuary Cafes, Cornwall, Family Attractions, Fun for toddlers

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.

Cotehele (National Trust) Adventures, Art Schools & Workshops, Artists & Galleries, Birdwatching, Boat Trips, Cafes, Canoeing, Chutneys & Preserves, Cider & Beer, Cornwall, Dogs Welcome, Family Attractions, Fun for toddlers, Garden Centres, Gardens, Heritage, Juices & Cordials, Live Music, Museums, National Trust, Public Transport, Restaurants with Character, Stately Homes, Tea Rooms & Coffee Shops, Vintage, Walks in the Country, Wildlife 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.

Bere Ferrers Station Heritage Centre Devon, Heritage, Museums, Steam, Trains, Vintage

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.

Callington School of Art Art Schools & Workshops, Cornwall

Residential Art School offering mainly 3 or 6 day course in various media. Studio work and location work in the Tamar Valley.

Colliford Lake Adventures, Birdwatching, Cornwall, Dogs Welcome, Fishing, Walks in the Country, Wildlife

Located south of Jamaica Inn, the famous smugglers haunt immortalised by Daphne du Maurier, Colliford is a tranquil lake providing some excellent moorland walks.

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