Our nearest town is Tavistock about five miles away. Tavistock is an attractive historic market town, with a good selection of independent shops, restaurants and cafes.
The pannier market is open most days throughout the year. The farmers market is held in front of the town hall on alternate Saturday mornings.
Tavistock also has an interesting museum. Tavistock Wharf is an Arts and Entertainment venue offering a varied program of live music, cinema, theatre and other arts. On the same site is
Meadowlands Leisure Centre.
There are a number of picturesque Dartmoor towns and villages including Widecombe in the Moor, Postbridge, Mortonhampstead, Dartington and Chagford.
Princetown with its Visitors Centre in the middle of Dartmoor and the lovely Clapper Bridge at Postbridge are also well worth a visit.
Nearby Towns and Cities To Visit
There are plenty of places to choose from including Clovelly with its famous cobbled street leading down to the sea on the North coast to Dartmouth
and Salcombe in the South. Other options include Ashburton, Barnstaple, Boscastle, which was flooded in 2004, Bude, Chagford, Exeter, Lynton and Lynmouth, Plymouth, Port Isaac,
where Doc Martin was filmed and where The Fisherman's Friends often perform, Princetown, Sidmouth, Torquay, Totnes, Truro and Widecombe-in-the-Moor.
The award winning Peter Tavy Inn which offers good food and and a collection of local ales is about a mile away (20 minutes walk back down the lane).
Other local pubs include
The Mary Tavy Inn,
The Trout and Tipple,
The Castle Inn (Lydford),
The Who'd Have Thought It Inn (Milton Combe),
Royal Oak (Meavy),
The Royal Inn (Horsebridge),
The Fox and Hounds (Bridestowe).