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Local Attractions and Adventures

Halton Quay and Tamar River

Just a 5 minute walk from the farm will bring you to the quiet, hidden away gem of Halton Quay – home of England’s smallest church. A great place to enjoy a picnic or just watch the boats go buy.

The village of Morwellham was once a thriving port with copper ore mined from its George & Charlotte mine. The Ship Inn, is an 18th Century riverside pub in the centre of Morwellham alongside the River Tamar. The Inn offers a fine selection of local ales and cider from their own brewery and orchards, with home cooked food from their farm & local suppliers.

Eden is a living theatre of plants and people. There’s all the stuff you’ve heard about: the huge rainforest, the biggest greenhouses in the world, and art and architecture inspired by the natural world. And there’s a lot you may not know about: hidden corners such as Wild Cornwall, a mini Cornwall of yore and more.

Immerse yourself in history, myths and stunning scenery at Tintagel Castle set high on Cornwall’s rugged north coast. Inextricably linked with the legend of King Arthur, for centuries this dramatic castle and coastline has fired the imaginations of writers, artists and even the brother of a king. Now it’s your turn to be inspired.

The home of Fisherman’s Friends and the ever popular TV show, Doc Martin, Port Isaac is an idyllic fishing village on the North coast of Cornwall. Walk the coast path, treat yourself to some Cornish fudge and why not stop by for a pasty or a crab sandwich lunch?

The seaside town of Looe keeps visitors entertained all year round whilst still retaining a working fishing port.  Stand on the quayside in the evening and watch the boats return before dining on fresh fish in a local restaurant.  The town prides itself on its fresh fish, providing award winning fish and chips.

Polperro

Polperro, lies just a few spectacular miles along the coast from Looe. Sheltered from the ravages of time and tide in its cliff ravine, it’s an enchanting jumble of cottages, each one unmistakably the work of a Cornish fisherman.

This 19th-century high-Victorian country house is one of the most fascinating in England. Colourful gardens, riverside walks and family friendly cycle trails.

Bodmin Moor, one of Cornwall’s designated Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty, is a remote, bleak heather covered upland granite moorland still grazed by moorland ponies and livestock.

Dartmoor really does have something for everyone; history lovers can explore castle ruins and learn about local myths and legends at our museums or on a guided walk, families have plenty of exciting attractions to choose from, while there’s lots of opportunities for rambling over tors, cycling up challenging hills and staying active in the great outdoors.

Buckland Abbey is a Grade I listed 700-year-old house in Buckland Monachorum, near Yelverton, Devon, England, noted for its connection with Sir Richard Grenville the Younger and Sir Francis Drake.

Tavistock is a thriving, beautifully friendly market town that is worthy of any visitor. An ancient stannary town and home of the cream tea, Tavistock is the only town in Devon to hold world heritage status. The vibrancy and uniqueness of Tavistock is undeniable with a range of beautiful local independent shops which are a far cry from today’s typical high street. Not to be overlooked is the famous pannier market or the award-winning farmers’ market. It is truly a shoppers paradise.