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Little Gillyflower | Riverside Cottage | Tamar Valley, Cornwall


  • On the Map Situated in the Tamar Valley close to the market town of Tavistock, on the Cornwall and Devon border.
  • By Car Approximately 4.5 hours from London, 2.5 hours from Bristol, 1 hour from Exeter.
  • By Train Nearest train station is in the village of Gunnislake (five minutes drive), with a connection to the mainline at Plymouth (approximately 45 minutes drive).
  • By Air Both Exeter and Newquay airports are approximately 1 hour drive away.

Please note the property location is approximate only, in order to protect the owners privacy.


Perched on the border of Devon and Cornwall, where the River Tamar narrows and curls, this old mining town offers valley walks and river fun.

The former mining village of Gunnislake has greenery and history for guests seeking an accessible weekend away. Just off the main roads that cross the county line, the village has well-stocked shops and pubs to keep you in supplies, especially if you plan to get out and about on one of the many walking routes through the green surrounds. Following the pathways along to Chilsworthy, just east of town, the ramble takes in a non-tidal quay and old engine houses; keep a lookout for osprey, barn owls, spoonbills, peregrine falcons, beautiful kingfishers and the occasional dragonfly.

Being surrounded by water, aqua fans will want to hire a canoe and paddle along to Calstock, past stunning banks of beautiful scenery. The route takes in Morwhellam Quay; stop off for a look at the Mine & Craft Centre to catch up on the history of the area. Children will love the fun underground train ride, and adults will appreciate a little side visit to the brewery (bottled ales sold in the local shop). Back in the canoe, and Calstock is a great place to haul in, a pretty river village with sweet cottages and shops lining the narrow streets, and its own 120-foot tall viaduct.


Luxury Self-Catering Cottages ┬╗ UK ┬╗ Cornwall ┬╗ Gunnislake ┬╗ Little Gillyflower ┬╗ Location

Disclaimer: These particulars, whilst believed to be accurate, are set as a guideline only. They are intended to give a fair description, but should not be relied upon as being a statement of fact. The photographs appearing on this website show only certain parts and aspects of the property at the time when the photographs were taken and it should not be assumed that the property remains precisely as displayed in the photographs. If there are any points of particular importance that need clarifying before you confirm your booking please do not hesitate to ask.

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