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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

Hilly Field Barn Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Delightful converted barn on the edge of Dartmoor. All mod cons.

Open plan sitting, kitchen, dining.

1 double bedroom ensuite.

Short breaks available.

Off road parking.

DP inspected .

 

Tamar Orchard Barn Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Newly converted, Tamar Orchard Barn is a self-catering studio for couples or singles set in the peaceful grounds of the elegant 17C Grade II Listed Sandhill House in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Barn's exclusive location make... more

Crylla Valley Cottages Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Luxury 4 star self catering holiday cottages in Cornwall, offering first class family holidays, short breaks and getaways for couples. Nestled in 18 acres of lawns, flower gardens & woodlands alongside the River Lynher, award winning Crylla... more

Bella Vista Lodge Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

This comfortable lodge, providing spacious holiday accommodation, sleeps 6 in four bedrooms. There is a fully fitted kitchen/dining area,  comfortable lounge with TV and DVD, bathroom and separate shower room and hot tub  on the patio.

The... more

Annie's Cottage Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Annie's Cottage is a delightful holiday cottage, recently renovated to a high standard, situated in the quiet, picturesque village of Milton Combe close to Buckland Abbey and within easy reach of Dartmoor National Park. The cottage sleeps two in... more

The Horn of Plenty Hotel Hotels

The Horn of Plenty sits in 5 acres of English country gardens, overlooking the spectacular Tamar Valley.

Expect superb food, elegant surroundings, stunning views and warm, friendly staff.

Located close to Tavistock, Dartmoor,... 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

Ta Mill Weddings Wedding Venues

Set in 45 acres of rolling Cornish Countryside, Ta Mill is an approved premises for marriages and civil ceremonies and provides the perfect venue for a secluded, hideaway Wedding.  Enjoy your bespoke ceremony & wedding breakfast in the... more

Tamar Valley Holidays Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Tamar Valley Holidays offer the choice of a large range of holiday properties, situated on a quiet and peaceful holiday park in St Ann's Chapel. We are ideally positioned to visit not only the versatile towns and villages of Cornwall but... more

Todsworthy Farm Holidays Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Two superb barn converstion both sleeping up to six, situated in an idyllic rural location in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Both properties are positioned on a family run working farm and offer the perfect peaceful retreat in the... more

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Dog Friendly places and services

The Edgcumbe Cafes

Serving morning coffees, light lunches and afternoon teas. Catering for private daytime parties. Dogs welcome in the garden seating area and in the tea-room during winter months.

Special afternoon tea on Sundays (3-4.45pm) in the Long Room... more

Cotehele (National Trust) Houses & Gardens

Cotehele is a National Trust-owned Tudor house with extensive garden, orchards, estate, quay and working water mill. Look out for family activities and other events.

The garden and estate walks are open daily throughout the year.  Dogs are... more

Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park Houses & Gardens

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.

Now beautifully furnished with family... more

Barn Restaurant at Cotehele Restaurants

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.

Drake Manor Inn Pubs

Nestled between St Andrews chuch and the stream the Drake Manor is beautifully located. The cosy bars and snug are a great place to relax with a refreshing drink and fine food. The menu prepared to order from locally sorced seasonal ingredients... more

Louis' Tea Rooms Cafes

Louis' Tea Rooms is situated right by the entrance to Kit Hill Country Park.

Hot food is served all day with delicious homemade cakes and cream teas. We have a newly revamped... 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

Port Eliot Estate Houses & Gardens

The house dates back to the 5th century and further spectacular additions, such as the mural in the Round Room by Robert Lenkiewicz and the maze in the gardens, are more recent. The grounds were landscaped in the 1790s by Humphrey Repton whilst... more

The Royal Oak Inn Pubs
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. 
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Royal Inn Pubs

15th century public house overlooking the River Tamar in Horsebridge, a former nunnery becoming the Packhorse Inn when the monasteries were dissolved.

King Charles 1st stayed here and left his seal in the doorstep, from that day forth it... more

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