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Bere Alston

Bere Alston is a small Devon village in a beautiful location between the rivers Tavy and Tamar, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The village was once a thriving port shipping tin from Dartmoor. Just upstream from Bere Alston on the river Tamar is Morwellam Quay, a tiny harbour where half the world’s copper travelled through in the 1860s, and which is now a popular visitor attraction telling the story of copper mining through history. Trains run between Bere Alston and Plymouth, on the picturesque Tamar Valley line, following the river for much of the route. Bere Alston has a village shop and pub and there are plenty of stunning countryside walks. Two National Trust properties in the area are Cotehele, a Tudor manor house and glorious gardens stretching down to the river Tamar and Buckland Abbey, an estate on the river Tavy with craft workshops and family attractions.

Foxgloves, sleeps 2, Milton Combe, Dartmoor Foxgloves

Foxgloves is a 1 bedroom stylish, single-storey detached cottage converted from a barn within the grounds of the owners' Georgian house. A dear little cottage in a quiet, tranquil setting, well placed for exploring the Tamar Discovery Trail on foot and the Bere Peninsula route by bicycle.

 

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

1½ miles from Milton Combe, along a quiet country lane and opposite Maristow Barton, a stylish, single-storey detached cottage converted from a barn within the grounds of the owners’ Georgian house. Accessed via a ramp is your own private patio area (table/chairs) with lovely views and you are welcome to stroll and enjoy the owners’ beautiful 2 acre garden. A short walk away is the dramatic river Tavy and Lopwell Dam (café) and nature reserve, a haven for wildlife.

From the garden, double doors into large, cosy living room with wood floor, electric flame-effect fire, TV/DVD and view...

Tuckermarsh Quay River Cottage, 3 bedroom, sleeps 4, Bere Alston, Dartmoor, Devon Tuckermarsh Quay River Cottage

Tuckermarsh Quay River Cottage is one of a series of three river cottages built by miners and dating from the 1800s.  It is idyllically set amongst old English woodlands and is nestled in the Devonshire banks of the River Tamar looking out into Cornwall but just minutes away from Dartmoor too - the best of both worlds!.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

Tuckermarsh Quay River Cottage is one of a series of three river cottages built by miners and dating from the 1800s.

It is idyllically set amongst old English woodlands and is nestled in the Devonshire banks of the River Tamar looking out into Cornwall.

Situated within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, just 1.5 miles from the Devon village of Bere Alston, this riverside cottage has plenty of character with a stone fireplace and a woodburning stove.

The master bedroom at this Tuckermarsh cottage commands a magnificent view over the river and the surrounding...

Maristow Barton, sleeps 16, Milton Combe near Dartmoor Maristow Barton

Deep in Lord Roborough's 6000 acre estate you will find Maristow Barton, a large detached Georgian house that sleeps up to 16.  The house is hugely comfy with bright modern decor.  The house offers 5 doubles and 3 twins all with own private/en-suite bathrooms.  The standard of luxury and comfort in the house is exceptional, the atmosphere relaxing and casual, the surrounding tranquil - great for those family get togethers.  If you don't fancy making use of the well equipped kitchen professional catering is available.

Holiday Cottages & Self Catering

The place:
Milton Combe: village (pub) near the river Tavy, 8 miles from Plymouth (theatre, cinema, aquarium). Dartmoor, Yelverton and the Plym Valley cycle track, about 4 miles. Tavistock, 8. Buckland Abbey (Nat. Trust), 1 mile; within 15 miles are other Nat. Trust houses/gardens, fishing villages and sandy beaches.

The property:  
... deep in Lord Roborough’s 6,000 acre estate, 1½ miles from Milton Combe and very close to the river Tavy, is Maristow Barton, a large, detached Georgian country house in its own enclosed grounds and most peaceful of...

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