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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.

Cornish Welcome Tours

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

Lawrence House Museum

Delightful local museum, situated in a fine Georgian house, contains themed rooms on 3 floors & a wonderful garden with fine views, ideal for picnics on fine days.

Rooms feature local history, Launceston at war, a scale model of the old Southern Railway Station, a toy room with toys to play with and one dedicated to Launceston's famous sons,: John Couch Adams, astromomer & discoveror of Neptune, Philip Gidley King, early Governor of New South Wales, Charles Causley, poet & broadcaster and William Wise, herbalist & plant collector.

The Charles Causley Centenary Festival 2017

The Charles Causley Festival is Launceston's Festival of Literature and the Arts and this year runs from the 1st to the 5th of June.  We are supported using public funding by the Arts Council of England and many other local businesses.

The Charles Causley Centenary Festival’s programme for June 2017 is taking shape! In addition to the headline attraction event to open the main Festival weekend of 1st-5th June (The Fisherman’s Friends), here are some of the events we expect to feature this year:

MUSIC AND POETRY

Port Eliot Weddings ALT="wedding venues in cornwall" Cornwall, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Licensed, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Child Friendly, Cafe on site, Great Views, For larger groups, By the River

For some, Port Eliot can be a retreat of tranquility and magic for others it can become a fantastical pleasure ground of music, drums and laughter.

An extraordinary marriage begins in an extraordinary location. Port Eliot hosts bespoke wedding celebrations, each as individual as the couple at the heart of them. As a private house with extensive grounds, a superb contacts book and an open mind, it provides an unforgettable setting for all styles of celebration.

The View

Set high on the cliffs at Whitsand Bay, on the stunning Rame Peninsular in South East Cornwall, The View is modern and vibrant.

Cotehele boat trips Nancy Belle on the River Tamar at Cotehele

Board Shamrock's support boat the 'Nancy Belle' for a two-hour cruise up the Tamar to learn about the flora, fauna and history of the valley. £15. Times and dates vary accoring to the tide. Find details on www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cotehele or ring 01579 351346 for details and to book.

Cowslip Workshops

Gallery & Shop. Patchwork / Decorative Art workshops & classes. Cowslip Workshops is situated on a small family-run organic farm, with stunning views of Launceston and Dartmoor beyond.

Carpenters Arms Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Licensed, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Evening Meals Available

A charming 15th century pub, family friendly and very welcoming, full of character and atmosphere.
Three rotating, beautifully kept real ales. Delicious food; fresh, prepared to order on our premises. Just 5 minutes drive from the historic Tudor Cotehele House.

UpDown Cottage Bed & Breakfast Cornwall, WiFi, Pets Not Allowed, No Children, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Walkers Welcome, Cyclists Welcome

Welcome to UpDown Cottage, Lower Downgate near Callington in the beautiful and fascinating Tamar Valley. We offer a quiet, homely Bed and Breakfast and for those who prefer our home is child and pet free!

Dante Summer Festival

The Dante Summer Festival - Bringing Music to Life from the 10th to the 15th July 2017 at St German's, Calstock, Callington, Launceston and Tavistock.  Musical themes will be Russian, Czech and Irish, plus a special concert in Launceston celebrating the centenary of the much loved Cornish poet, Charles Causley. 

Lakeside Gallery

The art of Linda and Roger Garland. Permanent Tolkien Collection, seventy commissioned artworks illustrating The Lord of The Rings for the original publisher. Originals, limited editions, etchings, books and cards for sale.

Cornish Country Cordials

Fruit, flower and herb-based juices and cordials with NO artificial colours, flavours, sweeteners or preservatives.

Helluva Pasties

We started in 2013 with the intention to provide quality tasting pasties and pies, using the finest local ingredients and made lovingly by hand.

We provide a delicious range of homemade Pasties, Pies and Sausage Rolls, uncooked & frozen ready for you to enjoy at your leisure.

Pur quality meat is locally sourced from Bodmin Moor Meats, a traditional Cornish butcher based in Liskeard. We can create our pasties, pies & sausage rolls safe in the knowledge that only the finest meats are being used.

Launceston Castle - English Heritage

Launceston was the former capital of Cornwall and the castle, commanding the town and surrounding countryside, controlled the main entry route into the county.

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.

Tamar Valley Holidays Leisure Activities

Why not enjoy our Swimming Pools and Gym?

With two swimming pools – the choice is yours!

Sunny out? Head to our heated outdoor splash pool, if not, head inside!

A great place for keeping active, Tamar Valley Resort offers two pools on site:

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. 

Launceston Steam Railway

Victorian locomotives haul your train through the beautiful Kensey Valley to Newmills. Ride all day if you wish, tickets valid for unlimited travel. Five mile round trip with café, shop and museum.

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.

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