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About Tavistock

About Tavistock

Tavistock is a scenic river town in West Devon on the banks of River Tavy (from which it has got its name) and 14.9mi north of Plymouth. The city’s history dates back to 961AD when Tavistock Abbey got established. You can still see the ancient ruins in the centre of the town.

If you’re a nature lover visit the Lydford Gorge inside the Dartmoor National Park 8.6mi from the town centre of Tavistock. It is the deepest gorge in the south-west part of the country, and you can also view the 98.5ft White Lady waterfall in the area. Throughout the year, there’s lush green cover where you’ll see many ferns and moss. The 3mi circular trail leading to the two most significant attractions, the waterfall and Devil’s Cauldron, are well-maintained, and older children can also trek it without too much difficulty. The area around the River Lyd is pristine and quiet.

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What to see in Tavistock

Book a hotel in Tavistock near the Rockmount Drake Road to stay close to the St Eustachius' Parish Church built in 1265AD. This place of worship has been named after St Eustachius, who was a Roman General, later exiled and martyred along with his family for declining to sacrifice to Roman Gods. He became a Christian in the latter part of his life and was one of the 14 Auxiliary Saints. The original church was destroyed, and Abbot Robert Champeaux built a new one in 1318 at the original site.

If this is your first holiday in Tavistock and you wish to experience the ambience of the city then book a cheap hotel near West Street. It is within walking distance of Tavistock Pannier Market. This 900-year-old historical indoor market has numerous traders selling textiles and fresh local produce.

Stay in a hotel in Tavistock near Plymouth area to visit the Garden House. The kids would love exploring the hidden pathways and sighting magnolias and camellias. Enjoy freshly baked cakes and tea while your kids can refresh themselves with poached eggs and toast at the onsite restaurant.

Where to stay in Tavistock

If you’re touring Tavistock with your kids then book accommodation near the Tavistock town centre. You’ll get numerous options for restaurants, shopping plazas, ice-cream parlour, and pub in this area. Walk to the Tavistock Town Hall and Tavistock Visitor Information Centre for valuable information. Buy some unique craft items from South West Crafts at Church Lane which offers the works of local artisans.

Bring out the art and culture lover in you by booking your accommodation in the Sandhill area. Here, you’ll find award-winning museum Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust. Ride the miniature mine railway to get a feel of Victorian mining. Experience the challenging working conditions prevalent at George and Charlotte Copper Mine. There are an onsite restaurant and shop within the complex.

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