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Launceston, Upper Tamar & North Coast

We've added this section recently, and will be working hard on adding more information on festivals around the Tamar Valley soon. We already have details of some wonderful festivals that are well worth a visit here:

The Charles Causley Festival

2018’s annual Charles Causley Festival (the 9th one!) is on its way, with an attractive and varied programme offering something for everyone. It runs from the evening of Thursday 31 May  until the evening of Sunday 3 June 2018.

The headline opening attraction for this year is the well-known and well-loved poet and broadcaster, Roger McGough — accompanied by LITTLe MaCHINe, firm Festival favourites who have supported headline poets in previous Causley Festivals. 

Trevosper Barn Cottages Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Dog Friendly, Child Friendly

Overlooking the foothills of Bodmin Moor, Trevosper Barn Cottages are an attractive set of 3 period cottages which offer 4* rated self-catering accommodation in a location ideal for exploring the beautiful South West of England.

We have three cottages which are similar on style. Each cottage has its own entrance into a kitchen/diner and a separate lounge. 

Something Nice Catering

Something Nice Catering is run by me, Judith Scott. I have many years experience in catering and offer a full catering service for functions large and small - tea parties, lunches, special occasions, buffet lunches,  funeral receptions, etc.  All food is locally sourced and home made.  Prices are very reasonable.  Please contact me to discuss your event and the food you would like served. 

Launceston Markets in the Square

Held in the Town Square second Saturday of each month. For information or to book a stall contact Launceston Tourist Information Centre.

The Wooladon Estate Hot Tub, WiFi, Free Parking, Devon, Romantic Breaks, Dog Friendly, Child Friendly, Fishing, Great Views, For larger groups, By the River

Located just minute from the main east-west A30 trunk road on the Devon/Cornwall border, a private winding country lane leads you through the estate woodlands to the Georgian Manor House and three luxury converted barns.   Enjoy peaceful walks through the woods and alongside  the River Tamar. Enjoy a picnic by the lake.  With extensive living space, there is plenty of room for everyone to share and unwind, whilst enjoying the quiet location of Wooladon Estate.

Launceston Town Hall and Guildhall

Launceston Town Hall was built in 1887, and completely refurbished in 2010.  The main hall is ideal for weddings, theatre productions, films, exhibitions, balls, dinners, dances, concerts, , fashion shows, private parties, fetes & fayres.   We have 18 round tables which seat up to ten, 300 comfortable red and gilt chairs, and 22 black and gilt chairs.  Trestle tables and other chairs are also available.  All hires include use of our cutlery, crockery and glasses if required. Full disabled access. Fully disabled access throughout.

St Dominick House Cornwall, WiFi, Pets Not Allowed, No Children, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Great Views

St Dominick House B&B offers a delightful double bedroom in a charming Grade 11 Listed detached Georgian Town House with magnificent views across to Dartmoor. The property is situated only 2 minutes from the historic town centre of Launceston, the ‘Gateway to Cornwall’ with restaurants, pubs, artisan bakery and coffee and tea houses. 

The Springer Spaniel

An 18th Century country pub and restaurant which is easily found on the A388 between Launceston and Callington.

The Shippen at Coombe Mill Cornwall, Pets Not Allowed, No Children, Free Parking, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Cyclists Welcome, By the River

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 detached property for two people that is close to the River Carey and surrounded by a private nature reserve of 34 acres. 

It is the perfect retreat for those who enjoy wildlife and peace and quiet. There are kingfishers, dippers, owls, deer, foxes, badgers, otters and bats as well as butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies.

Louis' Tea Rooms

Louis' Tearoom is situated right by the entrance to Kit Hill Country Park, with stunning views towards Plymouth Sound.

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

Nestling in the peaceful Devon countryside, Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre offers a unique indoor opportunity to view and experience our fairground heritage.

Launceston Town Hall and Guildhall

Located just off the A30, near the Devon & Cornwall border, between Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor & both the North & South coasts, Launceston Town Hall can be found in the heart of the historic market town of Launceston. Its location makes it ideal for events with attendees from the whole of the South West. The venue is adjacent to a 24hour multi story car park, has disabled access & facilities throughout and is perfect for board meetings, presentations, training sessions, conferences, auctions, exhibitions etc.

Beauty by Sue

Beauty by Sue is a  local business, owned and run by Sue Sillifant, offering a wide range of beauty treatments and services.

 

Altarnun Craft and Local Produce Market

Altarnun Market is a new venture which started in July 2016 but which promises to become a thriving and popular venue.

It is held monthly on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 2-4pm.

Most markets are held in the mornings but it was decided to hold this in the afternoon as there has been nowhere in the village for the increasing number of visitors to get a cup of tea and refreshment. Altarnun has appeared as the venue for the marriage of Doc Martin and Louisa as well as featuring in Daphne Du Maurier’s Jamaica Inn.

Carzantic Chapel Barn Cornwall, WiFi, Free Parking, Dog Friendly, Child Friendly, Great Views

Set in tranquil countryside, Carzantic Chapel Barn is a charming granite cottage dating back to the 1800s, its south-facing patio and garden basking in sun for most of the day.

Situated five minutes from Launceston and with stunning views into the Tamar Valley, it is the perfect base for a walking holiday with the Tamar Valley Discovery Trail running past the door and Bodmin Moor and Dartmoor both within easy reach.

Tre Pol & Pen

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We believe that the best meals come about when friends, food and family meet.

Our store is about bringing people around the table to share and enjoy food they love whether at our store & kitchen or at home.

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Trethorne Golf Club and Hotel Cornwall, WiFi, Dog Friendly

Set in the picturesque Cornish countryside on the Devon / Cornwall border, conveniently located just off the main A30.

The hotel at Trethorne Hotel & Golf Club is comfortable and designed to help you relax. The accommodation includes six rooms in the main Clubhouse, four single story lodges (200 yards from Clubhouse) and two detached Cornish stone cottages (500 yards from Clubhouse).

Primrose Cottage B & B Cornwall, WiFi, Pets Not Allowed, No Children, Free Parking, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Cyclists Welcome, Fishing, Great Views, By the River
Welcome to our studio suites, each has been recently refurbished to a high standard using the skills of local craftsmen, and each has its own unique special character.
 
Three luxury suites with private access, designated parking spaces, private lounges with separate bedroom and bathroom offering shower or/and bath. All with stunning views across the Tamar valley. The suites offer plenty of personal space and a place to take time, admire the view, relax, escape and unwind.
Haven Retreat coastal, beach, short breaks, accommodation, romantic, en suite, free parking, garden, Bude, Boscastle, Launceston, Dartmoor, cycling, walking, views Cornwall, Pets Not Allowed, No Children, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Great Views

At Haven Retreat, a modern house straddling Devon and Cornwall, we offer Adult Only accommodation comprising a one-bedroom spacious and bright studio apartment with its own private sunny patio as well as two private large double en-suite rooms. 

Coads Green Community Local Produce Market

4th Saturday Monthly in the Village Hall, Coads Green from 9.30am to 12.30pm
Coads Green Market provides not only provides the local community with good quality local produce at very competitive prices it also provides a venue which has become a social event for a significant number of people in the village. The village hall committee and pantomime group regularly hold their meetings at the market others just use it as a family treat. The market has been running for about 9 years and continues to thrive.
Coads Green Village Hall is in the centre of the village. Post code PL15 7LY. Grid Reference SX 294 768. There is good parking at the Hall

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