The Tamar Valley

The Tamar Valley is one of the lesser known joys of Cornwall.

Quiet, peaceful & with stunning scenery. But there is no shortage of things to do.

Here are some of our suggestions...

Tamar Valley in Cornwall

Horse Riding Lessons in Liskeard

T.M. International School of Horsemanship, Henwood, Near Liskeard, Cornwall. PL14 5BP

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Pony Trekking on Dartmoor

Cholwell Riding Stables, Mary Tavy, Tavistock, PL19 9QG.

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Horse Riding near Launceston

St Leonards Equitation, Polson Bridge, Launceston, PL15 9QR

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Adrenalin Quarry

Quads & off road karts, electric cars and zip race karts. Try the Quad Centre at Menheniot Station, near Liskeard - 01579 347229. Also encompassing Adrenaline Quarry, with one of the longest zipwires in Europe!
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4x4 Off Road Driving

Available in Callington from Trax and Trails. You can also combine this with clay pigeon shooting and archery. Just choose one activity or let them put together a whole day’s activities for you and your friends to enjoy.

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Tamar Trails

Great cycling trails just by the Tamar River. Also do Tree Surfing & Canoeing on the Tamar River.

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Gawton Gravity Hub

One of Europe’s leading downhill cycling centres. The Gravity Hub offers over 500ft of unrivalled gravity fed descent. Four tracks with everything from flowy single track, to steep technical descending, Gawton Gravity Hub has all a gravity addict needs to get hooked and wanting more.

To make the most of your day's riding, book on the uplift service with super fast turn around times. Added to the ups and downs, our trail centre hut, open at weekends and bank holidays from noon - 3pm.

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Canoe Tamar

Explore the beautiful Tamar Valley situated between Devon and Cornwall in one of England's last secret valleys. Canoe guides have the skills, experience and detailed knowledge to help you canoe every bend and rapid of this unique river. Canoe from Morwhellam Quay to Cotehele or reverse depending on tides. Not too strenuous but great fun (June to September only).

Tel: 0845130238

Tamar Sail

Leisurely sailing trips on the Tamar. May to September in an 18th century fishing boat. No experience necessary.

Tel: 01752 840599 

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Calstock Boatyard

Callstock near St Anne’s Chapel. Why not go self-drive on the river Tamar? Cruise the Tamar under your own power.

Tel: 01822 835968

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Launceston Steam Railway

Ride on a real steam train on a short 3 mile journey through Cornwall countryside. 

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Bodmin & Wenford Steam Railway

Cornwall's only standard gauge steam railway. Open March to December. Special dining car.

Bodmin & Wenford Railway, General Station, Bodmin, Cornwall,

Tel: 08451259678. 

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Morwellham Quay

A faithful restoration of this small riverside village that grew to become the greatest copper port in Queen
Victoria’s Empire.

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Tamar Cruising

One hour cruise taking in Plymouth Hoe, Drake’s Island, Naval Dockyard and Warships.  Also evening cruises up the Tamar to Calstock.

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