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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
Railholiday Ltd The Old Luggage Van bedroom Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Award winning Railholiday offer four beautifully converted Victorian railway carriages as self catering holiday accommodation beside the railway station in the pretty village of St Germans.
Our environmentally friendly conversions are... more

Ta Mill Weddings Wedding Venues

Set in 45 acres of rolling Cornish Countryside, Ta Mill is an approved premises for marriages and civil ceremonies and provides the perfect venue for a secluded, hideaway Wedding.  Enjoy your bespoke ceremony & wedding breakfast in the... 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

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.

Spring Cottage Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Brimming with character and comfort, Spring Cottage makes the perfect base for breaks throughout the year. Walk over stepping stones to a low doorway and into a sunny, beamed open-plan sitting room with homemade teatime treats, local apple juice... more

Rose Cottage B & B Rose Cottage Dining Room with individual room tables 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

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

Honicombe Manor Weddings Wedding Venues

Honicombe Manor offers bespoke events in a stunning location just outside Callington.

Welcome to wedding receptions at Honicombe Manor

Nestled in the stunning Tamar Valley and surrounded by lush... more

Gospenheale Barn Gospenheale Barn showing safe garden and parking area Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Carefully restored in 2006 using local materials, the barn retains much of its original character with granite lintels, oak beams and Cornish rag slates and yet makes use of modern 'green' technology with solar panels and underfloor heating.... 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

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

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

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

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

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

Ryelands B & B Bed & Breakfast

Recently refurbished to an extremely high standard, Ryelands Bed & Breakfast is a haven of peace and tranquility overlooking the Tamar Valley, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.  

Situated to the south of the Tamar Valley and... more

Port Eliot Estate Port Eliot Round Room 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

Pitt Barn Cottages Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Pitt Barn Cottages are two cosy, modern, fully equipped self catering barn conversions located on a country lane in mid Cornwall close to the village of Bray Shop. Each barn has it's own private patio area and parking spaces. All fuel and linen... 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 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

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

Gourmandaise Restaurants

Take one award winning chef and one ex- ballerina who both have a passion for good food, good wine and great company. Put them together and you have 'Gourmandaise'

Steve Pidgeon was head chef at The Arundell Arms in Lifton, on the Devon-... 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

Tors Restaurant at Two Bridges Hotel Restaurants

A true taste of Devon - under the guidance of Executive Chef Mike Palmer, the Tors Restaurant at the Two Bridges Hotel is one of the most sought after dining destinations, not only on Dartmoor but across the whole of Devon.

Whether... 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

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

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

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

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

Pendragon Country Cottages Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Pendragon Country Cottages are ideally located as a base for enjoying North Cornwall. We offer three self-contained cottages, each with two bedrooms that will provide ideal accommodation for 4+ guests. Two of the cottages are interlocking and can... more

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