How to get here

By train

Take the Tamar Valley Line from Plymouth to Calstock station. From there it's a lovely 2½-mile walk, signposted from the station, along the River Tamar and up a steep hill through the woods then down to the quay and along the Morden Stream. Follow the signs to Cotehele and then to Cotehele Mill. Bring a torch for late afternoons in the winter months.

By road

FROM PLYMOUTH via the Tamar Bridge, follow the A388 towards Callington. After passing through the village of St Mellion, watch for the St Mellion Golf Club ’Viverdon Down’ roundabout. Take the third exit off this roundabout towards St Dominick. Follow the Cotehele signs through the village of St Dominick and the hamlet of Bohetherick for 3.5 miles to Cotehele. FROM TAVISTOCK follow the A390 towards Callington. Cross the River Tamar via Gunnislake New Bridge. Continue up the hill, passing the petrol station on your left. Just after entering the village of St Ann’s Chapel, follow signs to Cotehele. FROM LAUNCESTON, follow the A388 towards Callington/Saltash/Plymouth. At the St Mellion Golf Club ’Viverdon Down’ roundabout, take the first exit towards St Dominick. Follow the Cotehele signs through the village of St Dominick and the hamlet of Bohetherick for 3.5 miles to Cotehele. FROM LISKEARD follow the A390 to Callington. From Callington follow the A388 for 2.3 miles towards Saltash/Plymouth. At the St Mellion Golf Club ’Viverdon Down’ roundabout, take the first exit towards St Dominick. Follow the Cotehele signs through the village of St Dominick and the hamlet of Bohetherick for 3.5 miles to Cotehele.

Parking: Park in the free car park at Cotehele Quay, then it’s a lovely 15 minute, mostly-level walk along the woodland footpath. Parking at the mill itself by arrangement only. Shuttle bus from Cotehele House on most days.

Sat-Nav: get very confused in the small lanes so we recommend do not use them

By foot

Cotehele Mill is a lovely 2½-mile walk from Calstock along the River Tamar and up a steep hill through the woods. Follow the signs. Bring a torch for late afternoons in the winter months.

By bus

The closest bus stop is in the village of Calstock. Take the Plymouth Citybus number 79 to Calstock Quay, then follow the directions by foot. Find the 79 bus schedule on 01752 662271 (08:00 - 16:30 Monday to Thursday 08:00 - 16:00 Fridays) or at www.plymouthbus.co.uk. There is a very limited bus-taxi transfer from nearby stops on the 79 route. The taxi must be pre-booked. For more info and to schedule phone 07861 303101 or http://cornwallpublictransport.info/pdf_tts/261.pdf OR ph: 01637 871 871 Mondays to Saturdays - 0700 to 1900 Sundays - 0930 to 1730

By cycle

NCN27, 8 miles. Hilly route from Tavistock to Cotehele Mill

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