How to get here

By train

Take the Tamar Valley Line from Plymouth to Calstock station. From there it's a lovely 1½-mile walk, signposted from the station, 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 road

From Plymouth, via the Tamar Bridge, follow the A388 towards Callington. At the St Mellion Golf Club roundabout follow the signs to Cotehele. From Tavistock follow the A390 towards Callington. Cross the Tamar via Gunnislake New Bridge. Continue up the hill and follow signs from St Ann’s Chapel. From Liskeard follow A390 to Callington. From Callington follow A388 towards St Mellion. At the St Mellion Golf Club roundabout follow the signs to Cotehele.

Parking: free

Sat-Nav: Sat navs get very confused in the small lanes so we recommend you do not use it for your journey.

By foot

Cotehele is a lovely 1½-mile walk 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 www.plymouthbus.co.uk.

By cycle

NCN27, 9 miles. Hilly route from Tavistock to Cotehele.

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