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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

Port Eliot Weddings 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

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

Hingston Down Farm Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

6 Berth Modern Caravan located on quiet small holding. Ideal location for exploring all that Devon and Cornwall has to offer. One double room, one twin room, lounge (with pullout double bed), kitchen and shower/toilet.

All bed linen,... 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

Kingsmill Farm Cottage Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Waterside cottage situated on the banks of a secluded tidal creek opening on to the beautiful Tamar Estuary.

This idyllic country retreat offers peace, silence and tranquillity in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The cottage has... more

Woodovis Park Camping & Caravan Sites

An award winning 5-star holiday park near Tavistock.

Enjoy excellent facilities including an indoor heated swimming pool, hot tub and infrared therapy sauna.

Great choice of accommodation; luxury holiday caravans, glamping pods,... 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

Fig Tree Cottage Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Fig Tree Cottage combines may original features of the barn with an up to date beautiful conversion. The new spacious kitchen has a large breakfast table, 6 chairs, large fridge freezer, dishwasher, etc. There is an open plan hall and relaxing... 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

Cullacott Holidays Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Cullacott Farmhouse provides stunning self catering holiday accommodation in our Grade 1 listed medieval hall house, a Devon Longhouse, on a working farm near Launceston and within easy reach of Tavistock.

There are huge open fireplaces... more

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Dog Friendly places and services

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 Royal Oak Inn Pubs
For the best in good local food; For well kept local real ales; For a great atmosphere in a traditional local inn Plus occasional Guest Ales; And for many moor reasons . . .you must pay us a visit. 
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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

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

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

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

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

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

Burrator Reservoir Active & Outdoors

Undisturbed Burrator is surrounded by mixed woodland which sharply contrasts with the open moor and rugged Dartmoor tors. The reservoir is popular with walkers, cyclists and horse riders due to its wealth of footpaths and bridleways. Many of the... more

The Wildflower Restaurant @ Moorland Garden Hotel 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

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