Relax, unwind and explore the beautiful Tamar Valley in one of our Gunnislake holiday cottages, dotted about this rural, riverside community best known as the starting/ending point of the Tamar Valley Railway. Located at the heart of great walking, cycling and riding country, our Gunnislake holiday rentals are perfect for the outdoor enthusiast.
The Tamar Valley Line runs from Gunnislake to Plymouth (45 minutes journey time) every day of the year, linking Cornwall and Devon by means of the Calstock Viaduct - break your journey here and stroll to the National Trust estate of Cotehele. Quench your thirst on the railway's Real Ale Trail, or combine train travel with treks and join up with the Discovery Trail, gateway to an extensive network of way-marked paths.
In fact, you'll find all kinds of wonderful walking routes in the area, some directly from your Gunnislake holiday home. Similarly cycling trails to suit all levels whether you fancy a pint-sized, family peddle or fast-paced, off-road thrill. Look out for wildlife, too, the estuary being a haven for a number of species, especially wintering wildfowl.
Discover the region's rich mining heritage with a visit to Morwellham Quay, a fascinating World Heritage Site with copper mine and railway, historic inland port, museums, Victorian farm and more.
What else? Explore the wild landscapes of Dartmoor National Park. Browse the stalls of Tavistock's daily pannier market brimming with local crafts and delicious delicacies. Or book a cookery or creative writing workshop at local studios in Gunnislake village.
Umpteen things to see and do when you choose a holiday let in Gunnislake!
Please find below a selection of self catering holiday cottages to rent in or near Gunnislake.