Holidays in Callington
in the Tamar Valley is located midway between Launceston and Saltash.
The town lies on the Western slopes of
Kit Hill, a Granite intrusion that dominates the local landscape for
miles around - Kit Hill rises to 1000ft hill and at the top, it has an
80ft high stack (built in 1858 for Kit Hill Consols mine). Kit Hill is
an open park area, given to the people of Cornwall by the Duchy there
are 400 acres of land, including Stone Hut circles and Hill fort for everyone
to enjoy. The highest point is Hingston Down. Kit Hill has it is
a fantastic place for views of the Tamar Valley, Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor.
The Tea Room ( Florence Road ) on the slopes of Kit Hill serves excellent
food - with stunning countryside views across the valley.
Callington was once the gateway to a rich copper mining
district - The area was subject to intense industrial and mining activity
during to period from 1840 to 1900. Engine Houses still dominate the local
area. Callington itself is an active little town with supermarkets and
Holiday rental in Callington is perfect
for family holidays, The area gives easy access to Plymouth,
Bodmin Moor, Dartmoor and the Tamar Valley. There are Historic
Houses at Cotehele House (NT), Mount Edgcumbe and at
Buckland Abbey (NT)( former home of Sir Francis Drake, just over the
border in Devon). Plymouth is just a short drive away, as are many
high quality beaches on the North Cornish Coast , Watergate
Bay, Summerleaze at Bude ( open-air sea pool is popular with families)
, Duckpool, Crooklets, Polzeath, Daymer Bay, Crackington Haven and
Trebarwith Strand - all offering a different range of swimming, sunbathing
and surfing choices.
Polperro and the beautiful Rame
Peninsula in the south all offer high quality tourist destinations
and popular family beaches.
Callington is an ideal base for touring and
exploring Cornwall. Our Callington holiday Cottage rentals
and self-catering holiday Apartment rental in The Tamar Valley,
give you easy access to many of Cornwall's premier holiday attractions.
What ever you are looking for in your Cornish Holiday, our Holiday accommodation
in Callington and Cottages in Cornwall will have the right holiday mix