<h1>TAVISTOCK HOLIDAYS</h1> holiday cottages


Awe-inspiring backdrops, archaelogical remains and peace

Visit Tavistock

An area brimming with charm, Tavistock is found on the western edge of Dartmoor National Park, with the River Tavy running through the heart of the town. An ancient area, it’s been inhabited since before records began and is surrounded by archaeological remains dating from the Iron and Bronze eras. The awe-inspiring, dramatic backdrop of Dartmoor helps ensure it’s a peaceful place to enjoy a Devon holiday.

Dartmoor Hotels

We’ve a wide range of hotels in Devon, covering Dartmoor and further afield. Why not take a look at our selection, including several beautiful boutique hotels found right on the moors.

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Langstone Manor Holiday Park

Looking to escape to the country? Langstone Manor Holiday Park is a perfect choice. Located on the southern edge of Dartmoor, the park is set amongst mature grounds in a sheltered wooded valley.

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A Local's Guide to Tavistock

Tavistock is a Mid-Devon town close to the border of Cornwall that also acts as the gateway town to Dartmoor. Divided into two parts by the rocky River Tavy, Tavistock is a lovely market town which is a delightful spot to use as a holiday base. With visitor attractions and places of historical interest in the town itself, it’s also close to the most westerly regions of Dartmoor and all that this beautiful part of the country offers.

The best secret walks in Devon

Two incredible coastlines, two wild moorlands and an abundance of green spaces make Devon a wonderful place to explore on foot. Discover the best secret walks and find the magic in this stunning county, from the north coast, down to the South Hams. There are woodlands which transform into riotous colour in the autumn, exhilarating coastal walks and accessible routes for all capabilities.

A World Heritage Site

Tavistock oozes historical character, and is listed as a World Heritage Site due to its historical links with the Cornish mining trade. In Tavistock town centre you’ll find a vast array of independent boutiques and gift shops. The town’s market continues to run regularly every Friday, while every other Saturday in the town’s square there is a Farmers’ Market that has a reputation for being one of the best in the country.

There are several restaurants and pubs well worth a visit, including The Cornish Arms and The Queen’s Head, a Wetherspoons pub. For the active, there’s a swimming pool and a scenic golf club, situated on the beautiful western slopes of Dartmoor National Park. Tavistock is also within easy reach of the seaside, offering a stark contrast to its lush and rugged surroundings, not to mention its proximity to other historical towns like Okehampton.

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