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Tavistock Canal Northern Tunnel Portal, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock Canal Northern Tunnel Portal, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

If you zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting of the accompanying Google map, you'll be at the entrance of a tunnel that passes under a patchwork of fields that covers Morwell Down. This entrance is called the Tavistock Canal Northern Tunnel Portal. Move the map south west and you'll come to M...

Tamar Trails Centre, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Trails Centre, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Superb place. If you have kids and are looking for a family adventure holiday, the Tamar Trails Centre could keep you going for weeks. Activities include treesurfing, mountain biking, canoeing, archery and walking. The Tamar Trails Centre is also within a section of a rare UNESCO World Heritage Site...

Tamar Trails Cycle Hire, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Trails Cycle Hire, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

If you fancy cycling some of the Tamar Trails Cycling routes whilst on holiday in Dartmoor or the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty but don't have a bike then you can hire them at the Tamar Trails Centre. Call beforehand to check availability. Bikes are collected across the way from th...

Tamar Trails Cycling, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Trails Cycling, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

This is our favourite place to take kids cycling in the Westcountry. Off-road and free, there are a series of cycling trails set in an old mining landscape that's part of a rare UNESCO World Heritage Site. The trails are great. The old mining landscape is fascinating. The Tamar Valley is stunni...

Tamar Trails Tree Surfers, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Trails Tree Surfers, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

This is a brilliant experience. Whilst you'll need a head for heights, this is a superb family activity. Move through the canopy of trees high above the forest floor on a ropes course using walkways, bridges, swings and zip wires. You're clipped onto a safety wire throughout the ropes course...

Tavistock Sir Francis Drake Statue and Birthplace, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock Sir Francis Drake Statue and Birthplace, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 1 mile away)

Sir Francis Drake is said to have been born at Crowndale Farm on the outskirts of Tavistock. Whilst the existing farm buildings date from the nineteenth century, you can follow Tavistock Canal from the centre of town to Crowndale. A bronze statue of Sir Francis Drake stands at the south western e...

Tavistock Canal Southern Tunnel Portal, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock Canal Southern Tunnel Portal, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The canal tunnel is '7,920 feet (2,414 m) long, 8' (2.4 m) high, 6' (1.8m) wide'. (Source: information board at Tavistock Canal Southern Tunnel Portal.)

Tamar Trails Horse Riding, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Trails Horse Riding, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

If you enjoy riding in and around Dartmoor's wooded valleys then we'd also recommend a day out at Tamar Trails on the Devon/Cornwall border just west of Dartmoor. There are a number of off-road multi-use trails open to horse riders. These wind their way through a section of the extraordinari...

Tavistock Canal, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock Canal, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Visit Tavistock Canal and you'll find plenty of local information boards to read. One at the southern end of the canal at Tavistock Canal Southern Tunnel Portal reads: 'The Tavistock Canal, one of the few canals in Devon and Cornwall, was constructed between 1803 and 1817. This was a ti...

Tamar Trails Walking, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Trails Walking, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

If you're a keen walker, we'd very much recommend exploring the walking routes around the Tamar Trails Centre. Passing through a section of the magnificent Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to the west of Dartmoor, these walking routes are also within an internationally impo...

Drake's Trail, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Drake's Trail, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Cycling Tavistock is a Dartmoor gateway town on the western border of the National Park. Plymouth is a city with an internationally important maritime history in a stunning location to the south west of the high moors. Sir Francis Drake was born, and lived, in this area and is most famous for his...

Tavistock Canal Walk, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock Canal Walk, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Start from the large car parking area in the centre of Tavistock by Tavistock The Wharf. We've positioned this car park on Google maps so zoom in on the 'Satellite' setting of the accompanying map to see its location. Wander down to Tavistock Meadowlands Leisure Centre and you'll see the can...

Tavistock Abbey (Ruin), Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock Abbey (Ruin), Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

Dartmoor's south moor was fringed by abbeys and a priory which were connected by a number of ancient travel routes that crossed remote, high moorland. Today, two of the abbeys are popular visitor attractions. Buckfast Abbey is to the east. Buckland Abbey, managed by the National Trust, is to th...

Tavistock St Eustachius Church, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tavistock St Eustachius Church, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

In the 'Tavistock Parish Church of St Eustachius' guide, it reads: 'St Eustachius' Church. The first authenticated reference to St Eustachius' church dates from 1265. Only one other church in England is dedicated to St Eustachius, a martyred Roman general, but there are dedications in Rome, Istan...

Tamar Valley & Tavistock UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park

Tamar Valley & Tavistock UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tavistock, Dartmoor National Park (approx. 2 miles away)

The Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape The Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape is one of a small number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the UK. It's split into sections. Running north east/south west, these are*: Tamar Valley Mining District with Tavistock. Caradon Mi...