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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 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

Two Bridges Hotel 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

Cutkive Wood Holiday Lodges Cutkive Wood Holiday Lodges lovely countryside view Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

A tranquil retreat tucked away in a truly magical rural setting, Cutkive Wood is perfect for singles, couples, friends and families seeking relaxation and the chance to appreciate life's simple pleasures. Located off the beaten track, it nestles... more

Langstone Manor Holiday Park Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Maple and Honeysuckle Cottages

Maple and Honeysuckle cottages offer home from home spacious holiday accommodation with their own gardens where you can relax and enjoy a barbecue on a lazy summer's afternoon.

Both... 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

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

Pendragon Country House Hotels

Our beautifully presented family run luxury country guest house offers bed & breakfast at its best. This enchanting and elegant residence was originally
constructed in 1870 for the Bishop of Truro, and has an exciting history with many... more

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

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

Mariners House Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Immerse yourself in village life by staying at Mariners House in the heart of Calstock – A World Heritage Site and Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

This fully renovated, spacious 200-year-old cottage with river views is perfect for... 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

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

Annie's Cottage Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Annie's Cottage is a delightful holiday cottage, recently renovated to a high standard, situated in the quiet, picturesque village of Milton Combe close to Buckland Abbey and within easy reach of Dartmoor National Park. The cottage sleeps two in... 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

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

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

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

Hotel Endsleigh Restaurant British modern cuisine Restaurants

Hotel Endsleigh offers a range of dining opportunities, including breakfast, lunch, afternoon tea and dinner to residents and non-residents in elegant Regency surroundings, with breathtaking views of the garden and open countryside. We offer... 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

Just Be Coffee and Wine Lounge Restaurants

Just Be is a place where you can truly relax and enjoy the remarkable surroundings of the waterside at Saltash, whether you are choosing from the freshly prepared selection of food dishes, enjoying one of our great... more

Gospenheale Barn Gospenheale Barn showing safe garden and parking area Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Carefully restored in 2006 using local materials, the barn retains much of its original character with granite lintels, oak beams and Cornish rag slates and yet makes use of modern 'green' technology with solar panels and underfloor heating.... 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

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 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

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

Lewtrenchard Manor Hotel Hotels

Magnificently set in a secluded valley beneath the wild tors of Dartmoor, Lewtrenchard Manor is a luxurious country house virtually untouched by time.

Mentioned in the Domesday Book, this idyllic family-owned property is steeped in history... 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

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

Higher Chapel Farm Bed & Breakfast

Are you looking for a peaceful weekend away?

Higher Chapel Farm is a working dairy farm which can be found in South East Cornwall. The B&B is tucked away on the banks of the Tamar River within the... more

Poole Farm Bed & Breakfast

Nestled on the Devon/Cornwall border, Poole Farm is a haven of peace and tranquillity.

Beautifully refurbished in the spring of 2015, it boasts two stunning rooms complete... more

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