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Attractions in Tavistock

  • 13th century tower on 12th century motte inside a bailey. It was later used as a much feared prison

  • A journey back to the 1860's, including a museum and visitor centre based around the mine and port workings of the River Tamar. Authentic costumes available to enhance the experience.

  • Eight acres of enchanting terraced walled garden with 16th century tower. Features 'naturalistic planting' within the South Devon landscape on the edge of Dartmoor National Park.

  • Deep woodland gorge cut by the River Lyd. Features woodland walk, 30 metre waterfall and 'the Devil's Cauldron'

  • This fine medieval house near Yelverton was once (as the name suggests) an abbey. Originally settled by Cistercian monks, the abbey and its estate were founded in 1278.