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Whatever your idea of the perfect pub, you're likely to find it in the Tamar Valley. Convivial pubs abound, on both Devon and Cornish sides of the river. Traditional country pubs with exposed beams, roaring log fires, cosy snugs and a well-kept cellar. Dog-friendly beer-gardens, fabulous views over rolling countryside. A welcoming host with a wide range of wines and beers. Affordable, hearty, locally nurtured food.

Or for something uniquely different, the Tamar Valley Rail Ale Trail - a scenic 14 mile journey through the Tamar Valley AONB through stunning countryside and over the magnificient Calstock Viaduct. With 14 pubs along its length, serving real ales in characterful settings, feedback is effusive and enthusiastic "Fantastic idea...excellent initiative.....fabulous time...great ales...visited all 14 pubs". What more can one say but - Try it!

The Tamar Inn

Beautifully situated in the heart of a community The Tamar Inn offers the warmest welcome to locals and visitors alike.

With a shiny newly refurbished kitchen, a secluded restaurant and log fires in the lounge and bar areas overlooking the river, the Tamar Inn offers you a complete experience; whether you are looking to dine out, listen to music or relax with friends and family.

Whether you are looking for places for:

** Eating out ** Fine dining ** Music ** Home made Pub food ** Real Ale ** Sports events ** Quiz Nights ** Family Friendly **

Cotehele (National Trust) The front of Cotehele House, Cornwall

Cotehele is a National Trust-owned Tudor house with extensive garden, orchards, estate, quay and working water mill. The garden and estate walks are open daily throughout the year. The house is open daily from April to the beginning of November. The mill is open every day from mid March to the end of October.

Take a Trip on the Tamar Valley Line

The Tamar Valley Line from Plymouth to Gunnislake.

Plymouth Boat Trips

Fishing Trips, Ferry service and Cruising.

Around the Valley Tours Pilgrim walks at Plymouth's Mayflower steps

Entertaining and informative guided walks, talks and boat, train and coach trips with Chrissie Le Marchant, local Blue Badge tourist guide.

Mount Batten Ferry Service

We are a water taxi company operating in Plymouth offering a regular daily service ideally suited for commuters, shoppers, day trips etc.

Cotehele Gallery Cotehele Gallery

Cotehele Gallery. A showcase of ever-changing high quality craft from professional West Country Makers. A pure delight for browsing. Open daily mid-Feb to December (except 25 and 26 December)

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

The Edgcumbe tea-room on Cotehele Quay is open daily from 10am to 4pm. After a brisk walk enjoy a light lunch and a glass of wine or an afternoon cream tea. Your dog is also welcome.

Port Eliot Estate Port Eliot Round Room Cornwall, Swimming Pool, WiFi, Free Parking, Public Transport Nearby, Real Fire, Walkers Welcome, Romantic Breaks, Luggage Transfer Available, Stay in a Historic House, Dog Friendly, Cyclists Welcome, Child Friendly, Cafe on site, Great Views, For larger groups, By the River

Port Eliot, a Grade 1 listed house and grounds, opened to the public for the first time in March 2008. Home to the Eliot family since 1564 Port Eliot is one of the most magical and hidden stately homes in England with a long and fascinating history.

Barn Restaurant at Cotehele Barn Restaurant at Cotehele

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.

Cotehele boat trips Nancy Belle on the River Tamar at Cotehele

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 www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cotehele or ring 01579 351346 for details and to book.