Here in the rural upper reaches of the Tamar Valley we are very proud of our distinctive wildlife. Last year we were pleased to be part of an initiative from the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat project through which we borrowed a bat detector. The results were more than a little surprising!
The hustle and bustle of the summer season is soon over. So what is it exactly that draws visitors to our wonderful region between September and November? Here are 5 great reasons for visiting Cornwall and Devon this autumn.
BBC's Poldark is a welcome reminder of the rich industrial heritage that our area enjoys, with the dramatic shots of the clifftop engine houses and tin mines. While much of the intensive tin mining took place further south in the Cornish peninsula, the North of the region also has some intriguing industrial heritage attractions. We've collated our favourite 6 – if we've missed a good one, let us know in the comments.
In case your children haven't reminded you, the summer holidays are upon us! There's always a great selection of family friendly events taking place in the North Cornwall & Devon area, and 2016 is no exception. Here is our schedule of the highlights - 21 great events to keep you and your family entertained! If we've missed something, let us know in the comments.
We feel hugely privileged to be located in the upper Tamar Valley as you can probably tell from our name. It’s hard to imagine that the gentle river at the bottom of our hill is the same that is spanned by the Brunel bridge at Plymouth. This remarkably unspoilt area is still completely new to many of our visitors so are our 5 top reasons for visiting the Tamar Valley.