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Follow the Mural Trail and take a Cornish pasty back to your holiday cottage or holiday rental home in Callington, Cornwall

Callington is a small ancient market town situated in southeast Cornwall, which is the most westerly county in England. It is home of Gingsters Cornish Pasties and is internationally famed for its mural trail. Although there are many other art colleges in Cornwall, such as St Austell, Falmouth School of Arts and Truro College, there has never been anything like these murals attempted before. There is a Tamar Valley Scene, The Eclipse, Callington in Bloom and so many more beautiful murals painted by the students of Callington Community College.

Places to holiday in Callington

Callington is not a typical Cornish holiday destination, as most people are drawn to the coastal towns of Newquay, Perranporth, Polzeath and Bude for the surfing, or the pretty ports of Looe and Polperro, Fowey, Padstow. Others want to visit the most southerly points of the UK and the surrounding areas such as Penzance, the Lizard and the Isles of Scilly. Hotels and guest houses have catered for family holidays for many years in these popular destinations.

Yet Callington has a great deal to offer and self catering accommodation is the new way to explore the area and take in the trendiest of resorts as well. Callington has many holiday cottages and estate agents in the area receive as many enquiries for holiday homes and cottages, as they do for houses for sale. Cottages give you more freedom to explore and offer a real home from home experience.

Callington is a town with a past and the Heritage Centre and Museum is situated in the old chapel on Liskeard Road. It attracts thousands of visitors each year and its interest extend to all facets of the economic and social history of Callington and the surrounding parishes of Bere Alston, Pengelly, Coombe, Trehill, Saltash, Tavistock, Menheniot, Liskeard and Launceston.

Things to do in Callington

Callington lies to the east of Bodmin Moor and is an area popular with walkers, cyclists, horse riders, nature and birdwatchers alike and to the west is the ancient market town of Launceston. Launceston is a mix of elegant Georgian architecture and medieval ruins surrounded by lush woodlands. Sites close to your cottage include the Holmbush Mine, Dupath Well and Morwhellam Quay. Other places to visit include Launceston Castle, Cotehele Manor and the Tamar Valley Line with its unusual viaduct at Calstock. Canoe Tamar gives you the chance to explore the valley by water in an open topped Canadian canoe. Calstock is well known for organic gardening and the ideal place to pick up local product to take back to your holiday cottage.

The Tamar Valley Trail covers thirty miles and Kit Hill Country Park's four hundred acres includes the highest point in the valley. If you are looking for somewhere special to eat Langman's restaurant is hard to beat. The Springer Spaniel is a delightful country pub and VG Deli in Launceston sells organic local Veg, sun drenched antipasti and flavoursome cheeses.

Weather in Callington

Callington's climate is mild in line with the rest of Cornwall, but if you are travelling to the north Cornish coasts it will feel slightly cool if the north wind is blowing.

Travel to Callington

Newquay and Plymouth airports serve Callington, as does the ferry port at Plymouth. The nearest railway station is Gunnislake and National Express coaches and First Devon and Cornwall buses operate in the area.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (16 reviews)
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    • 4 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 8
    House #442810
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      Exceptional! 5/5
      (5 reviews)
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      • 3 BR
      • 2 BA
      • Sleeps 5
      Cottage #703006
      5
      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
        Excellent! 4.6/5
        (10 reviews)
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        • 4 BR
        • 3 BA
        • Sleeps 8
        Cottage #714978
        10
        Viewed 40 times in the last 48 hours
          Excellent! 4.6/5
          (9 reviews)
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          • 2 BR
          • 2 BA
          • Sleeps 4
          Cottage #714977
          9
          Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
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            • 1 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 4
            Barn #6776650
            1
            Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
              Wonderful! 4.8/5
              (8 reviews)
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              • 6 BR
              • 4 BA
              • Sleeps 12
              Cottage #702363
              8
              Viewed 71 times in the last 48 hours
                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                (8 reviews)
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                • 8 BR
                • 7 BA
                • Sleeps 16
                Cottage #1809647
                8
                Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 1 BR
                  • 1 BA
                  • Sleeps 4
                  Apartment #6798657
                  3
                    Exceptional! 5/5
                    (5 reviews)
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                    • 13 BR
                    • 9 BA
                    • Sleeps 25
                    Cottage #1787630
                    5
                    Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                      • 2 BR
                      • 1 BA
                      • Sleeps 4
                      Cottage #6722335
                      2
                        • 1 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 2
                        Cottage #8166126
                        Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
                          • 1 BR
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 2
                          Cottage #1867685
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 5
                            Bungalow #1111122vb
                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 2 BR
                              • 2 BA
                              • Sleeps 4
                              Cottage #8282838
                              Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                • 3 BR
                                • 2 BA
                                • Sleeps 8
                                Apartment #8231634
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                                  • 1 BR
                                  • 1 BA
                                  • Sleeps 2
                                  Cottage #8305037
                                  Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                    (32 reviews)
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                                    • 3 BR
                                    • 3 BA
                                    • Sleeps 6
                                    House #8138291
                                    32
                                    Viewed 86 times in the last 48 hours
                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                      (55 reviews)
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                                      • 1 BR
                                      • 1 BA
                                      • Sleeps 2
                                      Cottage #8121484
                                      55
                                      Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                        Excellent! 4.6/5
                                        (25 reviews)
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                                        • 2 BR
                                        • 1 BA
                                        • Sleeps 4
                                        Cottage #8047461
                                        25
                                        Viewed 80 times in the last 48 hours
                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                          (15 reviews)
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                                          • 2 BR
                                          • 1 BA
                                          • Separate Toilet
                                          • Sleeps 4
                                          House #8106723
                                          15
                                          Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                            Excellent! 4.3/5
                                            (20 reviews)
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                                            • 2 BR
                                            • 1 BA
                                            • Sleeps 4
                                            House #1563009
                                            20
                                            Viewed 21 times in the last 48 hours
                                              Very Good! 4.2/5
                                              (5 reviews)
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                                              • 4 BR
                                              • 4 BA
                                              • Sleeps 8
                                              House #6718325
                                              5
                                              Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                (18 reviews)
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                                                • 3 BR
                                                • 2 BA
                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                Multiple rentals Cottage #1914084
                                                18
                                                Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                  (14 reviews)
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                                                  • 1 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                  Cottage #6860784
                                                  14
                                                  Viewed 41 times in the last 48 hours
                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                    (12 reviews)
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                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Cottage #401909
                                                    12
                                                    Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
                                                      Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                      (9 reviews)
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                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 2 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                      Apartment #6792102
                                                      9
                                                      Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                        (22 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 1 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Cottage #6466401
                                                        22
                                                        Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Exceptional! 5/5
                                                          (27 reviews)
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                                                          • 2 BR
                                                          • 2 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                          Cottage #860901
                                                          27
                                                          Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                            (12 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 1 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 5
                                                            Cottage #8085808
                                                            12
                                                            Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
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                                                              • 1 BR
                                                              • 1 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                              Apartment #6812841
                                                              2
                                                              Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                (32 reviews)
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                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                House #8126612
                                                                32
                                                                Viewed 64 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                  (5 reviews)
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                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                  Cottage #8071873
                                                                  5
                                                                  Viewed 15 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (18 reviews)
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                    Bungalow #6493407
                                                                    18
                                                                    Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                      (11 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                                      Cottage #719145
                                                                      11
                                                                      Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                        (43 reviews)
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                                                                        • 4 BR
                                                                        • 4 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 8
                                                                        Bungalow #8049389
                                                                        43
                                                                        Viewed 54 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                          Villa #1834208
                                                                          3
                                                                          Viewed 45 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                            (17 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 3
                                                                            Apartment #8174342
                                                                            17
                                                                            Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 2
                                                                              House #6724958
                                                                              4
                                                                              Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                (12 reviews)
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                                                                                • 1 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 2
                                                                                Chalet #8069670
                                                                                12
                                                                                Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                  (31 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                  Apartment #873546
                                                                                  31
                                                                                  Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                    Apartment #6968822
                                                                                    1
                                                                                    Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                      (33 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Sleeps 3
                                                                                      Apartment #2056262
                                                                                      33
                                                                                      Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                        (15 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 1 BR
                                                                                        • 1 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 3
                                                                                        Cottage #8128060
                                                                                        15
                                                                                        Viewed 44 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                          (30 reviews)
                                                                                          avg/night
                                                                                          • 4 BR
                                                                                          • 2 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 8
                                                                                          Cottage #1587710
                                                                                          30
                                                                                          Viewed 56 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Cottage #6473327
                                                                                            4
                                                                                            Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Excellent! 4.4/5
                                                                                              (12 reviews)
                                                                                              avg/night
                                                                                              • 2 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                                              Bungalow #8164974
                                                                                              12
                                                                                              Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                (28 reviews)
                                                                                                avg/night
                                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                Cottage #8163476
                                                                                                28
                                                                                                Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                                  (23 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Multiple rentals Bungalow #6470275
                                                                                                  23
                                                                                                  Viewed 98 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                    (10 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                                                    • 1 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                    Cottage #1868982
                                                                                                    10
                                                                                                    Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                                                      Cottage #6892376
                                                                                                      1
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      everything we wished for fantastic

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      cottage is fantastic its in perfect location.one of the best holidays we have had.hot tub was a bonus.owners very friendly would definatley go back
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 28, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

                                                                                                      Merrivale is even better than the pictures suggest

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      As soon as you walk through the door the peace and tranquility of Merrivale descend on you. It is utterly wonderful. It is spotless. Everything you need is provided. Including a welcome cream tea! The beds are comfortable. It feels like a home not a holiday rental. It feels loved.... Everything about Merrivale speaks of comfort and quality. And the views......... Absolutely stunning!! It literally stopped us in out tracks as we walked in! We could have spent the entire week in the property and not moved beyond the terraces. Leaving each morning was a struggle but there was always the promise of returning each evening. Watching the shipping and the wildlife is addictive and the telescope is a very thoughtful addition. Loved the bird watching book to log all the birds seen. Thank you to Richard and Sarah for sharing this wonderful place. And to Sue for the immaculate presentation when we arrived. This is the only place I have stayed where, by Sunday breakfast, we had all decided that we would be coming back. So next year's trip to Merrivale is already booked, with one small change.... We are booked for a fortnight!
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jun 25, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jun 2017