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Dogs Welcome

If you decide to bring Rover along to join you on your holiday in the Tamar Valley, many of our accommodation providers welcome dogs.

Your dog can have a great time with you, exploring the woods along the river Tamar and its tributaries, the western slopes of Dartmoor, the Eastern slopes of Bodmin Moor, and the country park at Kit Hill.  You may also enjoy visiting the dog-friendly beaches near the mouth of the Tamar at Whitsand Bay. 

Dogs are welcome at the beautiful National Trust riverside estates at Cotehele and Saltram, and at the Mount Edgecumbe estate with its wonderful estuary views too.

Although we have plenty of places where your dog can have fun exercising off the lead, please be do be careful with your dog around the old mining areas, and be aware that there are rare ground-nesting birds, deer and livestock in the valley.

 

 

Dog Friendly Accommodation

Higher Chapel Farm Bed & Breakfast

Are you looking for a peaceful weekend away?

Higher Chapel Farm is a working dairy farm which can be found in South East Cornwall. The B&B is tucked away on the banks of the Tamar River within the... more

The Smithy Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

The Smithy Cottage is an ideal base from which to explore the local area. Sally has skilfully converted this former wheelwright's workshop which was in use until the 1930s. There are panoramic views of the moor and a network of footpaths can be... more

The Bedford Hotel Hotels

Relax and enjoy the combination of comfort and style, delicious food, fine wines, warm hospitality and impeccable service, which go to make The Bedford Hotel a unique haven for our guests. This charming traditional hotel offers award-winning... more

Ta Mill Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Surrounded by rolling countryside, Ta Mill is an idyllic place to relax and unwind. This tranquil setting offers and escape from the pressures of everyday life in a quiet ambience where nature thrives, yet only 20 minutes from the beaches of... more

Rose Cottage B & B Bed & Breakfast

Rose Cottage is a delightful B & B with a growing reputation for a warm welcome and comfortable accommodation.
Set in the Kensey Valley close to the River Tamar, we have spectacular views of Launceston Castle, Launceston Town and the... more

Whitsand Bay Fort Camping & Caravan Sites

Overlooking the sandy beaches of Whitsand Bay, a hidden gem of the Tamar Valley, on the Rame Peninsula, in Cornwall's 'forgotten corner'. 

Set in and around the grounds of a Napoleonic coastal fort, now an English Heritage Designated... more

Pentillie Castle and Estate Bed & Breakfast

Pentillie Castle is every bit as fabulous as its name suggests! It's a picture-perfect, fairytale kind of a place; a stylishly renovated 17th century castle that sits pretty in an idyllic setting on the banks of the River Tamar.

It's... more

Kingsmill Farm Cottage Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Waterside cottage situated on the banks of a secluded tidal creek opening on to the beautiful Tamar Estuary.

This idyllic country retreat offers peace, silence and tranquillity in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The cottage has... more

Hingston Down Farm Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

6 Berth Modern Caravan located on quiet small holding. Ideal location for exploring all that Devon and Cornwall has to offer. One double room, one twin room, lounge (with pullout double bed), kitchen and shower/toilet.

All bed linen,... more

The Count House Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Originally built as a Mine Office for the Devon Great United Copper Mines, The Count House was left for nature to reclaim before being trasnformed into a cosy, comfortable and light filled holiday cottage. Its setting is a wooded hillside with... more

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Dog Friendly places and services

Siblyback Lake Country Park Active & Outdoors

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... more

Kit Hill Country Park Active & Outdoors

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. Stunning views over the... more

Just Be Coffee and Wine Lounge Restaurants

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... more

Burrator Reservoir Active & Outdoors

Undisturbed Burrator is surrounded by mixed woodland which sharply contrasts with the open moor and rugged Dartmoor tors. The reservoir is popular with walkers, cyclists and horse riders due to its wealth of footpaths and bridleways. Many of the... more

Arundell Arms Restaurant and Bars Restaurants

Food That’s Among the Best in England.

Fine-dining, Brasserie style, or hearty pub-classics, find delicious food to suit every occasion from different restaurant areas at the Arundell Arms. All use fresh produce from local... more

The Horn of Plenty Restaurant Restaurants

The Horn of Plenty is a privately owned multi award winning Country House Hotel which sits proudly in 5 acres of English country gardens, overlooking the spectacular Tamar Valley.

Expect superb food, elegant surroundings, stunning views... more

Mount Batten Ferry Service Transport

Mount Batten Ferry has been established for some time and has gained a reputation for customer service.

Mount Batten Water Taxis offers a regular daily service between Mount Batten and the historic Barbican. The service is ideally suited... more

Tavistock Farmers' Market Local Markets

2nd, 4th and  5th Saturday of each month
9:00am - 2:00pm

Fresh, local produce direct from the farmer.  Regular events throughout the year celebrating our local food, drink and farming.  Visit our website to check which producer will... more

Roadford Lake Country Park Active & Outdoors

With over 730 acres of water, Roadford is a spectacular lake set on the edge of Dartmoor between Okehampton and Launceston. This popular Outdoor + Active Centre offers a variety of watersports and land based activities, making it a haven for all... more

Coombe Trenchard Gardens Houses & Gardens

Coombe Trenchard house and gardens was designed in 1906 by architect Walter Sarel, with terraces, garden buildings, paths and bridges. Still a work in progress, forgotten paths, woodland garden, water gardens and the pattern of long forgotten... more

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