Sitting just to the west of Dartmoor, Tavistock is one of the many great market towns situated in this part of the South West. Victorian architecture is prominent throughout the town and people visiting during their holidays in Tavistock will also be able to visit the famous pannier market. With lots of accommodation options and the ideal location for exploring Dartmoor, Tavistock is a great holiday destination.
Why visit Tavistock?
The main draw to this town is its proximity to Dartmoor, one of the most beautiful places in the country. A great spot for lovers of the outdoors, Tavistock is known for its pannier market, wonderful architecture and World Heritage status, making it popular with visitors.
Things to do in Tavistock:
You can’t look much further than Dartmoor. Right on the doorstep, Tavistock is a gateway to this breathtakingly beautiful landscape with plenty of walking routes from the town. There are also the famous pannier market and great independent shops to explore as well.
Why stay in a Tavistock cottage?
Being so near to Dartmoor means staying in one of our lovely cottages in Tavistock gets you as close as possible. We also have a range of dog-friendly cottages in our collection of Devon accommodation too, so you can bring your four-legged friend with you, as well as a selection of working farm cottages if you want to get your hands dirty.
Three must-see things in Tavistock:
- Take a walk on Dartmoor to try and spot some of the iconic Dartmoor Ponies, living as semi-wild herds across the moor
- Enjoy a delicious meal in one of the award-winning gastro pubs dotted around the town
- Play a round of golf at Tavistock Golf Club, one of the best in the area, with views of Dartmoor from every hole