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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
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

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

Hotel Endsleigh 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 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

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

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

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

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

Railholiday Ltd The Old Luggage Van bedroom Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Award winning Railholiday offer four beautifully converted Victorian railway carriages as self catering holiday accommodation beside the railway station in the pretty village of St Germans.
Our environmentally friendly conversions are... 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

Hilly Field Barn Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Delightful converted barn on the edge of Dartmoor. All mod cons.

Open plan sitting, kitchen, dining.

1 double bedroom ensuite.

Short breaks available.

Off road parking.

DP inspected .

 

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

Weddings at the Arundell Arms Wedding Venues

A Beautiful Devon Wedding Venue

The Arundell Arms is the perfect venue for an intimate and unique wedding reception. It is set in beautiful landscaped gardens amongst the glorious Devon countryside, with its own private... 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

Coombe Trenchard House & Gardens Wedding Venues

Only a small number of weddings and special occasion celebrations are held at Coombe Trenchard each year, so your day will be an individual experience designed especially for you. Sarah loves to help each couple's dream happen for them, and will... 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

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

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

Arundell Arms Hotel Hotels

Fly Fishing, Country Sports and Gourmet Food...

50 Years of Family Management -  owned and run since 1961 by the Fox-Edwards family.

The past 50 years have been a period of warm welcomes and consistent high quality service to our... 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

Ta Mill Weddings Wedding Venues

Set in 45 acres of rolling Cornish Countryside, Ta Mill is an approved premises for marriages and civil ceremonies and provides the perfect venue for a secluded, hideaway Wedding.  Enjoy your bespoke ceremony & wedding breakfast in the... more

Keadeen Bed and Breakfast Bed & Breakfast

Keadeen is a family run B&B.

There are two rooms, one has ensuite facilites and the other has a private bathroom.

Both have tea making facilities with some home baking too. Breakfast consists of juice, fruit, bacon, sausage,... more

Moorland Garden Hotel Weddings outdoor ceremony Wedding Venues

An Idyllic setting within Dartmoor National Park for your special day

Newly refurbished, the Moorland Garden Hotel is the perfect venue for weddings.

Located on the edge of Dartmoor National Park in Devon we have... 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 Horn of Plenty Hotel Hotels

The Horn of Plenty sits in 5 acres of English country gardens, overlooking the spectacular Tamar Valley.

Expect superb food, elegant surroundings, stunning views and warm, friendly staff.

Located close to Tavistock, Dartmoor,... more

Moorland Garden Hotel Hotels

Moorland Garden Hotel enjoys a beautiful location between the untamed splendour of Dartmoor National Park and the magnificent natural harbour of Plymouth. Formerly the Moorland Links Hotel, the property was purchased in July 2011 by Sonia and... more

Arundell Arms Restaurant and Bars Restaurants

Food That’s Among the Best in England.

Fine-dining, Brasserie style, or hearty pub-classics, find delicious food to suit every occasion from different restaurant areas at the Arundell Arms. All use fresh produce from local... 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

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

Golf at China Fleet Country Club Active & Outdoors

With a par 72 parkland course, enjoy a challenging round of golf including holes with water hazards, tree lined fairways & 3 holes where out of bounds comes into play. Our 14th... more

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