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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
J D Motorcycle Tours UK Joe and Di Lands End Active & Outdoors

Why not book a stay with Joe & Di - husband and wife team who have lived in the Westcountry for over 20 years.

We are qualified motorcycle trainers and offer Guided Motorcycle Tours with or without accomodation, DIY Motorcycle Tours... 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

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 Horn of Plenty Weddings Wedding Venues

 Voted "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.
 

With superb views overlooking the Tamar Valley,... 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

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

China Fleet Country Club Hotels

China Fleet has an excellent reputation and its 18 hole championship golf course is set against some of the most breathtaking views in Cornwall. Popular with golfers of all levels the course opened in 1991 and follows the classic design of ten... 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

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

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

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

Rowse Holiday Cottages Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

THREE LUXURY HOLIDAY COTTAGES IN CORNWALL

ROWSE, PILLATON, CORNWALL, PL12 6QU, ENGLAND

Cornwall is one of England’s most beautiful areas with fantastic scenery and a stunning coastline. There are wonderful beaches,... more

Mariners House Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Immerse yourself in village life by staying at Mariners House in the heart of Calstock – A World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

This fully renovated, spacious 200-year-old cottage with river views is perfect for... 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

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

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

Poole Farm Bed & Breakfast

Nestled on the Devon/Cornwall border, Poole Farm is a haven of peace and tranquillity.

Beautifully refurbished in the spring of 2015, it boasts two stunning rooms complete... 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.

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 Bolt Hole Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

The ancient stannary town of Tavistock and the historic seaport of Plymouth, are both just a short drive or bus ride away. The property is ideally situated for those wishing to explore Dartmoor. Burrator reservoir and Princetown are within easy... 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

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

The Count House Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Originally built as a Mine Office for the Devon Great United Copper Mines, The Count House was left for nature to reclaim before being trasnformed into a cosy, comfortable and light filled holiday cottage. Its setting is a wooded hillside with... 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

Tamar Orchard Barn Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

TheTamar Orchard Barn is a self-catering studio for couples or singles set in the peaceful grounds of the elegant 17C Grade II Listed Sandhill House in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Barn's exclusive location make it perfect... more

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

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

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

Whitsand Bay Fort Lodges with hot tubs 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

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

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