MORWELHAM QUAY

Morwelham PL19 8JL Tel 01822 832766

Description:
Big time re-creation of this historic and picturesque village hidden in Tamar Valley woodland which was once the great copper mining port. Train ride into the mine, museums, docks, quays, staff wear authentic costume, etc. Average visit 5-6 hours

Location
Off the A390 4 miles west of Tavistock in west Devon near the Cornwall border, about 20 miles north of Plymouth.

Opening Times:
Ar-Oct 10-5.30 Nov-Mar 10-4.20 (last admission 2 hours before close)

Disabled Access
Please call

Admission Prices:
Unconfirmed for 98

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OKEHAMPTON CASTLE
Okehamton Tel 01837 52844

Description:
The ruins of the largest castle in Devon include the Norman motte and the keeps jagged remains. There is a picnic area, a spot of exceptional beauty and there are also lovely walks.

Location
1 miles SW of Okehamton town centre. Parking.

Opening Times:
Ar- Oct 10-6 (dusk in Oct)

Disabled Access
Details unconfirmed

Admission Prices:
Adults £2.20 Children £1.10 EH

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OUTOVERCOTT RIDING STABLES
Lynot Devon EX35 6JR Tel 01598 753341

Description
Horse riding on Exmoor. Suitable horses for all standards of rider. Qualified instruction. Accommodation available in 18c cottage beside trout stream.

Location
Between Parracombe and Barbrook on the A39

Prices:
Call

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OVERBECKS MUSEUM & GARDEN
Sharpitor Salcombe TQ8 8LW Tel 01548 842893

Description:
Spectacular views over the Salcombe estuary can be enjoyed from this beautiful 2.4 ha garden with its many rare plants, shrubs and trees. The elegant Edwardian house contains collections of local photographs from the last century. model boats, ship building tools and many other collections. Also a secret room for children with a ghost hunt.

Location
1.5 miles SW of Salcombe (at the extreme south of A381) signed from Marlborough and Salcombe

Opening Times:
Museum: Apr-Oct 11-5.30 (closed Sat) Garden: All year 10-8 or dusk.

Disabled Access
Garden is steep and therefore needs strong wheelchair pusher.

Admission Prices:
Unconfirmed NT

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