: Portwrinkle / Whitsand bay
: Plymouth dry ski slopes
: St Mellion
: St Ann's Chapel / or on site
The Tamar Valley is a hidden treasure with so much to do and see. Whether you want to explore Dartmoor on horseback or try your skills in a canoe on the Tamar River, the choices are endless. The area offers so many opportunities such as golf, cycling, walking or fishing,
The nearest major town is the pannier market town of Tavistock which is the birthplace of Sir Francis Drake. Tavistock has been voted best market town in Britain. Tavistock hosts a pannier market 5 days a week. You can visit the home of Sir Francis Drake in Buckland Abbey, Yelverton.
Within walking distance of the lodge is The Donkey Park, Cornwall's only donkey sanctuary, which will entertain children and adults alike. Why not take a leisurely lunch at the 17th century Tamar Inn in Calstock, , followed by a walk through the woods to Cotehele (NT) where you can enjoy a delicious cream tea before heading back.
Whether you travel to the north or south coast Cornwall will never cease to take your breath away.
Other Activities: Canoeing, walking, cycling, horse riding, fishing
Golf: There are quite a few golf courses in the area, China Fleet at Saltash where temporary membership is available with the lodge, St Mellions is a short drive which is open to non residence or alternatively why not try Hardwick golf course which is a mile north of Tavistock, and charges £10 per round during the week and £14 during weekends (prices subject to change)
If golf is not your thing, there are so many walks, NT properties in the area, or why not try Treesurfing, fishing, steam railways, 4x4 off road driving, clay pigeon shooting, archery to name but a few.
Ski: There is a dry ski slope in Plymouth which is great fun for all the family.
VISIT THE TAVISTOCK GOOSE FAIR IN OCTOBER.