Things To Do

With their easily accessible location, Rowse Holiday Cottages provide an excellent base from which to explore some of the attractions of both Devon and Cornwall. We list below a selection of some things you could do:

The Eden Project » Hailed as ‘Eighth Wonder of the World’ the Eden Project has become the ‘must see’ attraction in Cornwall. The gigantic global garden, the size of thirty football pitches, is designed to tell the fascinating story of man’s relationship with, and dependence upon, plants and is set in a breathtaking 35 acre crater. 25
Dartmoor National Park » beautiful moorland landscape with wooded valleys and wind swept tors, with a rich habitat for wildlife and a wealth of archaeological remains. 10
The National Marine Aquarium » to raising awareness of the oceans, the challenges they face and the ways in which we can all help ensure they have a sustainable future. 12
Devon & Cornwall Coastline » www.southwestcoastpath.comThe spectacular rugged Devon & Cornwall Coastline offers sandy beaches and dramatic cliff walks. 10
Canoeing » this sport usually requires previous experience, an organisation in Calstock has facilities for the inexperienced to enjoy the pleasure of canoeing on the River Tamar. A delightful way of spending 4 hours on a summer’s day 5
The Tamar Valley » – The estuaries and valleys of the Tamar, Tavy and Lynher rivers form an unspoilt, beautiful and dramatic landscape, rich in wildlife and renowned for its industrial heritage. Together they were designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) in 1995. One of only 37 AONBs in England. 1
The Tamar Valley Line » – The scenic Tamar Valley trains run daily all year round, linking Plymouth stations with Bere Ferrers, Bere Alston, Calstock and Gunnislake. It is one of England’s most scenic rail journeys, with its highlight, the spectacular Calstock Viaduct 8
Beautiful Beaches » – Some of Europes best beaches are easily accessible from Rowse Farm, Newquay, Looe, St Ives, Whitsand Bay etc. Various
Sailing » – Rowse Farm is a great place to take to water, just a short drive to marinas and lakes, where you can try our windsurfing, rowing, sailing etc. Various
National Trust » – There are many well known National Trust houses and gardens nearby including Cotehele, Saltram and Lanhydrock. Various
Food & Drink » – There are many good pubs and restaurants to suit all tastes within easy reach of Rowse, and a selection is provided in each cottage. 8
Horse Riding » www.polmartinfarm.comEnjoy riding in beautiful, safe surroundings only 25 minutes from Rowse. At Polmartin Farm, Jane Jedwab offers a wide range of riding activities for beginners, intermediate and experienced riders alike. Jane is a fully qualified, BHS registered instructor. 12