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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

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

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

Devon Yurt Glamping

Devon Yurt is one of the Uk’s leading luxury Glamping sites.  It is set within 18 acres of beautiful organic farmland and gardens  at Borough Farm, Kelly, with stunning views towards Dartmoor.

The yurts are contempary in style and a mix of... 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

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

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

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

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

The Granary B & B Bed & Breakfast

The Granary is set within 18 acres of beautiful pasture land in one of the most stunning areas of West Devon. Borough Farm is also home to pedigree rare breed sheep, Connemara ponies and some quirky lavender Pekin chickens with their fluffy feet... more

New Mills Farm B & B Bed & Breakfast

New Mills Farm B&B is located at New Mills Farm Park just outside of Launceston, Cornwall.

New Mills Farm Bed and Breakfast is a beautifully converted 18th Century Mill which now serves as a friendly family home. Offering a hearty... more

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Dog Friendly places and services

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 Wildflower Restaurant @ Moorland Garden Hotel Restaurants

The Wildflower Restaurant offers views of the moorland garden, with a traditional British menu, using only the best in locally sourced produce, our menus change regularly and our wine list is carefully chosen to suit all palates.

Open for... 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

Colliford Lake Active & Outdoors

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

With ample parking, picnic areas and lakeside walks, Colliford provides the... more

The Springer Spaniel Restaurants

An 18th Century country pub and restaurant which is easily found on the A388 between Launceston and Callington.

A "first class find" is what the Good Pub Guide says about this great pub. For lovers of good food, it should not be missed as... 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.

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

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

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

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