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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

Langstone Manor Holiday Park Camping & Caravan Sites

Langstone Manor Holiday Park sits quietly on the SW edge of Dartmoor in Devon just outside the vibrant market town of Tavistock with enviable views across the countryside. The campsite is set in the Victoiran gardens of the manor house creating a... more

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

Hotel Endsleigh Hotels

Hotel Endsleigh is a romantic Regency period house that was built for the 6th Duke and Duchess of Bedford 200 years ago.  Set in 108 acres of superb woodlands and gardens with far reaching views overlooking the Tamar River.

The house with... more

East Penrest Barn Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Listen to larks and watch buzzards wheeling in the sky over an idyllic working farm while you ramble over the fields and let your children loose to get happily muddy playing in streams or building camps in ancient oak woodland. Fish for trout (or... 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 Bedford Hotel Hotels

Relax and enjoy the combination of comfort and style, delicious food, fine wines, warm hospitality and impeccable service, which go to make The Bedford Hotel a unique haven for our guests. This charming traditional hotel offers award-winning... more

Quirky Holidays Cornwall Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Duke is a rather handsome old wagon from the 1940s. He sits proudly on his own patch of more than one fifth of an acre, enjoying views over the beautiful Cornish countryside.

Located a few steps away from the wagon is its own private and... 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

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

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Dog Friendly places and services

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

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

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

Mount Batten Ferry Service Transport

Mount Batten Ferry has been established for some time and has gained a reputation for customer service.

Mount Batten Water Taxis offers a regular daily service between Mount Batten and the historic Barbican. The service is ideally suited... 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

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

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

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.

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

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