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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

Meadowood B & B Bed & Breakfast

Meadowood, a former market garden providing quality tomatoes and anemones to Covent Garden, still grows delicious tomatoes today.

We are situated on the edge of Calstock village and are within walking distance of Cotehele and Calstock... more

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

Lower Dutson Farm Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Guests are welcome to walk around the pretty coarse fishing lake and along the river Tamar - perhaps see a kingfisher, heron or buzzard; Fish for salmon/trout along the river Tamar or try coarse fishing. We are ideally located to explore Dartmoor... 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

The Bolt Hole Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

The Bolthole is a delightful holiday cottage, 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 3 in it's 2... more

Langstone Manor Holiday Park Glamping

Langstone Manor Holiday park sits in a quiet wooded valley on the edge of Dartmoor National park, established as a holiday destination it offers a wide range of accommodation to suit all ages. ... more

Bamham Farm Cottages Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Situated in beautiful countryside, the panoramic views from Higher Bamham across the Tamar valley to Dartmoor are superb. Our eight cottages were converted from the 18th century farmhouse and outbuildings. Our heated indoor swimming pool with... more

Crossgreen Cottages Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Both cottages sleep 4/5 with a cot also available, in 1 double room and 1 twin room.

Comfortable lounges with central heating. Farmhouse style kitchens with ovens, dishwasher, microwave. Shared wash house with washing machine and dryer.... more

Fig Tree Cottage Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Fig Tree Cottage combines may original features of the barn with an up to date beautiful conversion. The new spacious kitchen has a large breakfast table, 6 chairs, large fridge freezer, dishwasher, etc. There is an open plan hall and relaxing... 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

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Dog Friendly places and services

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

The Voting Tree Eating Out

The Voting Tree Café Bistro is set in the heart of the Tamar Valley AONB and in the West Devon & Cornwall UNESCO World Heritage site. Surrounded by wonderful walks and views it is a great place to eat.

Our resident chef delivers mouth-... more

The Horn of Plenty Restaurant Restaurants

The Horn of Plenty is a privately owned multi award winning Country House Hotel which sits proudly in 5 acres of English country gardens, overlooking the spectacular Tamar Valley.

Expect superb food, elegant surroundings, stunning views... 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

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

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

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

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 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

Siblyback Lake Country Park Active & Outdoors

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... more

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