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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 Music and Arts Festival

Two Months of Music, Art and Literary Events in Devon’s Top Award Winning Market Town
From 21st April to 7th May 2018

The 16th annual festival in 2018 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 the our new President, Andrew Wilson.

Tamar Valley Donkey Park & Sanctuary

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.

Cornish Welcome Tours

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

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.

Hidden Valley

Hidden Valley presents its fantastic new attraction: The Forbidden Mansion, a maze of rooms, passageways, secret doors and much more.

Weddibrations

Weddibrations is a family-run business dedicated to bringing you the finest quality cards with our quintessential handmade touch.

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.

Who'd Have Thought It Inn at St Dominick

Traditional village inn with spectacular views over the Tamar Valley. One mile from the National Trust Cotehele House and two miles from St Mellion International Golf and Country Club.

Tamar Valley Food Hubs

Tamar Valley Food Hubs is a 'not for profit' online farmers market delivering the best of Tamar Valley food and drink to homes and holiday cottages across the valley every week.

Trax & Trails

4 x 4 off-road driving, clay pigeon shooting, archery.

food@cowslip

Exciting organic local food. Coffee, Light lunches, teas and special evenings.

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.

Cotehele Gallery Cotehele Gallery

Cotehele Gallery. A showcase of ever-changing high quality craft from professional West Country Makers. A pure delight for browsing. Open daily mid-Feb to December (except 25 and 26 December)

Callington School of Art

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

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.

Tamar Grow Local

Tamar Grow Local (TGL) is a 'not for profit' Community Interest Company (CIC) set up on co-operative principles for the benefit of the community.  This structure allows trading and has the ability to create a number of more specialist co-operative ventures under its umbrella to meet demand. The area covered is the Tamar Valley, which includes the market towns of Tavistock, Launceston, Callington and Saltash.

Our activities focus on three main areas:

Green Bank Apples

Green Bank Apples produce pure apple juice from apples grow in the Tamar Valley orchards. We are the producers of Tamar Valley Apple Juice.

Blisland Harness Makers

Founded in 1980 by Jane Talbot-Smith on returning to her native Cornwall.  After spending two and a half years building horse drawn vehicles, Jane decided that leather was the medium for her and took up a place at Cordwainers College, Hackney, London, to study rural saddlery.

On leaving college Jane worked as an improver with Bridleways of Guildford working under Master Saddler, Les Cocker, famous for his side saddle used by HM Queen Elizabeth II and his work for the late Shah of Persia.

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. 

Pentillie Castle Cornwall

Your Cornish Castle for the wedding of your dreams…

17th Century Pentillie Castle is set within a 2,000 acre private estate on the Devon and Cornwall border. With breathtaking views across the River Tamar and to Dartmoor, this unique venue can be hired exclusively for your ceremony and reception ensuring your day is just that, yours!

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