This National Trust property is the ancestral home of the Edgcumbe family. The property consists of the house, orchard, mill and quay. The Tudor House is full of tapestries and furniture to take a step back in time. At times there is also a ferry that takes you up the River Tamar. Also only a one mile walk from the campsite.

Dog friendly- in the wider estate only

Call: 01579 351346 website 


The cornish maize maze and fun farm

A giant maize maze with a different theme each year. There is also a fun farm with trampolines and tractor safaris.

Call: 01579 351833 website


Tamar Valley donkey park and play barn

Indoor play barn which is perfect as a wet weather option. The perfect place to pet animals or walk a donkey.

Dog friendly

Call: 01822 834072 website 


Morwellham Quay

Historic port, village, mine and more which has been brought back to life. Set on the River Tamar, perfect for a family day.

Call: 01822 832766 website 


Guided canoe along the Tamar

Guided trips along the River Tamar with the people from Tamar Trails. Starts at Cotehele Quay, booking is essential.

Call: 01822 833409 website


Tree surfers

Located at the tamar trails centre halfway between the campsite and Tavistock. Challenge yourself to a tree based adventure. Has a zip line and leap of faith as well.

Call: 01822 833409 website directions


Tamar Valley geocaching

Treasure hunting game, all you need is to find the treasure using GPS.

Dog friendly



Tavistock trout fishing

Five trout fly fishing lakes fed from the River Tavy.

Call: 01822 651441 website 


Milemead fisheries

Carp and coarse fishing near Tavistock.

Call: 01822 618788 website 


Tamar Trails

Multiple trails within the Tamar Valley, some running along the Tamar River. There is also the Tamar Trails Centre with a cafe and bike hire. Also has a tramper for hire, the all terrain mobility scooter.

Dog friendly, all terrain scooter- from trails centre




Tamar Valley line

A great scenic railway linking Gunnislake to Plymouth. You can walk to Calstock station from the campsite (some hills) where the train takes you over the viaduct.

Dog friendly




Tavistock Pannier Market

Situated in the centre of Tavistock, open Tuesday-Saturday and have different themes for different days.



Drakes Trail

Drakes Trail is a walking and cycling trail from Tavistock to Plymouth. The trail goes along the edge of Dartmoor.

Dog friendly