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Romantic Breaks

The Tamar Valley, quiet and wooded, nestled between the moors of Dartmoor and the beaches of Cornwall, is ideal for a romantic break. Here are some of our suggested accommodation providers and restaurants for couples wanting to get away from it all.

Business Name Places to stay / Eat
Sandhill House Country Retreat Bed & Breakfast

Welcoming Sandhill House is the perfect retreat to escape, enjoy exclusive accommodation and relax overlooking the breathtaking Tamar Valley. It is also the ideal gateway to explore Dartmoor National Park and Bodmin Moor.

This select... more

Cutkive Wood Holiday Lodges Cutkive Wood Holiday Lodges lovely countryside view Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

A tranquil retreat tucked away in a truly magical rural setting, Cutkive Wood is perfect for singles, couples, friends and families seeking relaxation and the chance to appreciate life's simple pleasures. Located off the beaten track, it nestles... more

The Edgcumbe The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay serves light lunches and afternoon tea 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

The Bungalow, 8 Manorcombe Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

The Bungalow 8 Manorcombe now includes unlimited free WiFi in the bungalow. Our privately owned self catering holiday home at Honicombe Manor Holiday Park set within the Tamar Valley near Tavistock. Well equipped for up to 6 guests with leather... more

Hotel Endsleigh 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

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

Moorland Garden Hotel Hotels

Moorland Garden Hotel enjoys a beautiful location between the untamed splendour of Dartmoor National Park and the magnificent natural harbour of Plymouth. Formerly the Moorland Links Hotel, the property was purchased in July 2011 by Sonia and... 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

Ta Mill Ta Mill House - perfect for larger groups Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Surrounded by rolling countryside, Ta Mill is an idyllic place to relax and unwind. This tranquil setting offers and escape from the pressures of everyday life in a quiet ambience where nature thrives, yet only 20 minutes from the beaches of... more

The Wildflower Restaurant @ Moorland Garden Hotel restaurant, plymouth, dartmoor. award winning, local produce 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

Coombe Trenchard House & Gardens Bed & Breakfast

Surrounded by over 100 acres of its own parkland and woodland, Coombe Trenchard is situated in one of the most beautiful parts of West Devon. Explore the formal gardens and see the restoration of these Edwardian gardens unfold.

Just 3... more

Pendragon Country House Hotels

Our beautifully presented family run luxury country guest house offers bed & breakfast at its best. This enchanting and elegant residence was originally
constructed in 1870 for the Bishop of Truro, and has an exciting history with many... more

Port Eliot Weddings ALT="wedding venues in cornwall" Wedding Venues

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... 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

The Horn of Plenty Weddings Wedding Venues

 Voted “Small Hotel of the Year” in the 2014/15 Devon Tourism Awards, and  "Best Wedding Venue in Devon" in the 2016 West Country Wedding Awards, The Horn of Plenty near Tavistock offers a romantic and highly flexible venue for your wedding.... more

Lewtrenchard Manor Hotel Hotels

Magnificently set in a secluded valley beneath the wild tors of Dartmoor, Lewtrenchard Manor is a luxurious country house virtually untouched by time.

Mentioned in the Domesday Book, this idyllic family-owned property is steeped in history... more

Pentillie Castle and Estate Pentillie Castle overlooks the Tamar Valley 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

The Shippen at Coombe Mill Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

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... more

Barn Restaurant at Cotehele 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.

Moorland Garden Hotel Weddings outdoor ceremony Wedding Venues

An Idyllic setting within Dartmoor National Park for your special day

Newly refurbished, the Moorland Garden Hotel is the perfect venue for weddings.

Located on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in Devon we have... more

The Horn of Plenty Restaurant Restaurants

The Horn of Plenty is a 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 and warm, friendly... more

Cotehele boat trips Nancy Belle on the River Tamar at Cotehele Active & Outdoors

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... more

Wringford Cottages Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Wringford Cottages are set in the grounds of an old Cornish manor house just a 10 minute walk from the villages of Kingsand and Cawsand and surrounded on 3 sides by the sea. 

There are 6 cottages sleeping from 2 to 10 people, or book them... more

Weddings at Whitsand Bay Fort Wedding Venues

Whitsand Bay Fort Holiday is the perfect venue for your wedding, offering a complete wedding package. Whitsand Bay Fort is located in a unique historic coastal setting overlooking the beautiful beaches of Whitsand Bay.

Our team will be on... more

Golf at China Fleet Country Club Active & Outdoors

With a par 72 parkland course, enjoy a challenging round of golf including holes with water hazards, tree lined fairways & 3 holes where out of bounds comes into play. Our 14th... more

Langstone Manor Holiday Park Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Maple and Honeysuckle Cottages

Maple and Honeysuckle cottages offer home from home spacious holiday accommodation with their own gardens where you can relax and enjoy a barbecue on a lazy summer's afternoon.

Both... more

Lewtrenchard Manor Restaurant Restaurants

Created by Head Chef, Matthew Peryer, one of the UK's top, award-winning chefs, food is always meticulously prepared and beautifully presented.

The quality of the cuisine attracts many non-resident diners to the restaurant and the... 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

Hotel Endsleigh Restaurant British modern cuisine Restaurants

Hotel Endsleigh offers a range of dining opportunities, including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner to residents and non-residents in elegant Regency surroundings, with breathtaking views of the garden and open countryside. We offer... more

The Bedford Hotel Four Poster Room 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

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