Destination guide

Travel to rustic Tavistock

The countryside and parks create a pretty picture of Tavistock. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its golfing and bars. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Tavistock

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Tavistock a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Launceston Golf Club (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • China Fleet Country Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • New Mills Farm Park (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Trethorne Leisure Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • National Maritime Aquarium (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Tavistock

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Tavistock is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brent Tor (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Lydford Gorge (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Tamar Valley Donkey Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Kit Hill Country Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Dartmoor (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Dartmoor National Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Tavistock

Fly into Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), the closest airport, located 33.5 mi (53.8 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Tavistock?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 753 holiday lettings around Tavistock. From 602 cottages to 66 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Tavistock? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Tavistock. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Brent Tor: 1,399 holiday lettings
  • Morwellham Quay: 1,806 holiday lettings
  • Tavistock Golf Club: 1,593 holiday lettings
  • Country Cheeses: 1,521 holiday lettings
  • Hope Cove Beach: 2,131 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Tavistock listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cottages in Tavistock?

Yes, of course. offers 602 Cottages in Tavistock. Our other popular types of Tavistock holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 66 self catering accommodations
  • Flats: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Barns: 16 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Tavistock?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 166 holiday homes with pool available in Tavistock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.