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Dogs Welcome

If you decide to bring Rover along to join you on your holiday in the Tamar Valley, many of our accommodation providers welcome dogs.

Your dog can have a great time with you, exploring the woods along the river Tamar and its tributaries, the western slopes of Dartmoor, the Eastern slopes of Bodmin Moor, and the country park at Kit Hill.  You may also enjoy visiting the dog-friendly beaches near the mouth of the Tamar at Whitsand Bay. 

Dogs are welcome at the beautiful National Trust riverside estates at Cotehele and Saltram, and at the Mount Edgecumbe estate with its wonderful estuary views too.

Although we have plenty of places where your dog can have fun exercising off the lead, please be do be careful with your dog around the old mining areas, and be aware that there are rare ground-nesting birds, deer and livestock in the valley.

 

 

Dog Friendly Accommodation

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

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

Rose Cottage B & B 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

Higher Chapel Farm Bed & Breakfast

We are a family run dairy farm within the Tamar Valley.

Accommodation is en-suite.
 

Plenty room for families with a big open garden for children to play in while Mum and Dad relax on the patio.

A Hearty English... more

Two Bridges Hotel Hotels

Looking for that special luxury hotel in Devon to escape the rat race? Look no further.

A stunning luxury Devon hotel – bedrooms with priceless views over Dartmoor, many with four-poster beds and deep spa baths.

Cosy lounges with... more

Tamar Valley Holidays Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Tamar Valley Holidays offer the choice of a large range of holiday properties, situated on a quiet and peaceful holiday park in St Ann's Chapel. We are ideally positioned to visit not only the versatile towns and villages of Cornwall but... more

The Granary B & B Bed & Breakfast

The Granary is set within 18 acres of beautiful pasture land in one of the most stunning areas of West Devon. Borough Farm is also home to pedigree rare breed sheep, Connemara ponies and some quirky lavender Pekin chickens with their fluffy feet... 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

Harford Bridge Park Self Catering Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

All accommodation at Harford Bridge Park is of a high standard, spacious and set well apart in scenic surroundings.

Car parking is alongside each unit on hard-standing.

All holiday caravans are of high quality, centrally heated and... 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

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Dog Friendly places and services

Tavistock Farmers' Market Local Markets

2nd, 4th and  5th Saturday of each month
9:00am - 2:00pm

Fresh, local produce direct from the farmer.  Regular events throughout the year celebrating our local food, drink and farming.  Visit our website to check which producer will... more

Siblyback Lake Country Park Active & Outdoors

Siblyback Lake is surrounded by the striking Bodmin Moor and offers a wide range of activities both on and off the water. There is plenty to do at this scenic lake, including miles of walks, cycle trails, excellent bird watching, children's play... more

Mount Batten Ferry Service Transport

Mount Batten Ferry has been established for some time and has gained a reputation for customer service.

Mount Batten Water Taxis offers a regular daily service between Mount Batten and the historic Barbican. The service is ideally suited... more

The Edgcumbe 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

Louis' Tea Rooms Cafes

Louis' Tea Rooms is situated right by the entrance to Kit Hill Country Park.

Hot food is served all day with delicious homemade cakes and cream teas. We have a newly revamped... more

Kit Hill Country Park Active & Outdoors

A wild rugged granite hill top famous for it fine views and fascinating history. Kit Hill is a 400 acre Country Park at the highest point in the Tamar Valley and forms a dominating feature to be seen for miles around. Stunning views over the... more

Mount Edgcumbe House and Country Park Houses & Gardens

Former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe.

 

Miraculously the walls of his red stone Tudor House survived a direct hit by bombs in 1941 and it was restored by the Earl in 1958.

Now beautifully furnished with family... more

Royal Inn Pubs

15th century public house overlooking the River Tamar in Horsebridge, a former nunnery becoming the Packhorse Inn when the monasteries were dissolved.

King Charles 1st stayed here and left his seal in the doorstep, from that day forth it... more

Coombe Trenchard Gardens Houses & Gardens

Coombe Trenchard house and gardens was designed in 1906 by architect Walter Sarel, with terraces, garden buildings, paths and bridges. Still a work in progress, forgotten paths, woodland garden, water gardens and the pattern of long forgotten... more

Colliford Lake Active & Outdoors

Located south of Jamaica Inn, the famous smugglers haunt immortalised by Daphne du Maurier, Colliford is a tranquil lake providing some excellent moorland walks.

With ample parking, picnic areas and lakeside walks, Colliford provides the... more

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