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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

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

Woodovis Park Camping & Caravan Sites

An award winning 5-star holiday park near Tavistock.

Enjoy excellent facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub and infrared therapy sauna.

Great choice of accommodation; luxury holiday caravans, glamping pods,... more

Middle Barn Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Sykes Cottages is one of the UK’s leading holiday cottage rental agencies with over 6,500 holiday cottages across the UK and Ireland. Sykes Cottages has a wide range of holiday lets in the Tamar Valley area with cottages to suit everyone from... 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

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

Hendre Cottage Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Hendre Cottage is a beautiful single bedroom spacious cottage on a barn conversion complex.

Completely refurbished in May 2014, it has a traditional Cornish Barn exterior with a modern contemporary interior.

Hendre Cottage has its... more

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 .

 

Weddings at the Arundell Arms Wedding Venues

A Beautiful Devon Wedding Venue

The Arundell Arms is the perfect venue for an intimate and unique wedding reception. It is set in beautiful landscaped gardens amongst the glorious Devon countryside, with its own private... more

Trethorne Golf Club and Hotel Hotels

Set in the picturesque Cornish countryside on the Devon / Cornwall border, conveniently located just off the main A30.

The hotel at Trethorne Hotel & Golf Club is comfortable and designed to help you relax. The accommodation includes... more

Harford Bridge Park Self Catering Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

All accommodation at Harford Bridge Park is of a high standard, spacious and set well apart in scenic surroundings.

Car parking is alongside each unit on hard-standing.

All holiday caravans are of high quality, centrally heated and... more

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Dog Friendly places and services

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

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

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

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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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

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

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

Edgcumbe Hotel Pubs

A good old-fashioned local pub with a lounge and public bar, where pool and darts are played. The two regular ales are supplemented by a guest ale. The enclosed garden and covered smoking area are accessed from the lounge. Children are welcome... 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

Carpenters Arms Pubs

A charming 15th century pub located in the picturesque village of Metherell, in the middle of the stunning Tamar Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty. Just 5 minutes drive from the historic, beautifully preserved, Tudor Cotehele House (... more

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