Tamar Castle holds a tranquil position on the Cornish bank of the River Tamar, just fifteen minutes away from the town of Saltash, often regarded as the “Gateway to Cornwall”. The Castle makes a completely unique setting for a holiday, special celebration or wedding and the wonderful memories will certainly last a lifetime.
Dating back to 1698, Tamar Castle boasts infinite charm and character while still possessing all the modern amenities you could possibly need for a contented and relaxed stay. The living accommodation is ideal for socialising and comprises of the elegant drawing room complete with roaring open fire, a formal dining room with seating for twenty-two, a sunny morning room and a fully-equipped family kitchen. The Castle can comfortably sleep up to twenty-two guests across its eleven beautifully-appointed bedrooms, nine of which boast en-suite facilities. On the ground floor is the first of the bedrooms, specially designed with those who struggle with mobility in mind. Upstairs, on the first floor, are a further eight sumptuous, en-suite bedrooms, a number of which can be set up with twin beds on request. The final two bedrooms are situated in the castellated turrets and share a family bathroom.
The gardens are as equally impressive, with fifty-five acres of woodland grounds to explore, there are plenty of beautiful walks to enjoy. During the Summer months, the solar-heated swimming pool is the place to be and provides hours of fun for the whole family! There are multiple terraces complete with dining facilities, ideal for al fresco dining or simply enjoying a peaceful drink in the magnificent surroundings.
Tamar Castle is situated just a 15-minute car journey from the town of Saltash, where a wide variety of helpful amenities, including shops and restaurants, can be found. Saltash is often known as the “Gateway to Cornwall” and therefore Tamar Castle is well located for those wanting to explore both Devon and Cornwall.
There is plenty to do, see and explore in Devon and Cornwall within easy reaching distance of the Castle. In Devon, the popular port city of Plymouth is just 20-minutes away while the rugged Dartmoor National Park is 30-minutes away. A number of excellent Cornish beaches including Whitsand Bay, Downderry and Tregantle Beaches are all less than half an hour away. The Cornish seaside town of Looe and the picturesque fishing village of Polperro are both less than 40-minutes away and well worth a visit. The Eden Project, home to the iconic botanical gardens, is less than 45-minutes drive away.
At Excellence Luxury Villas we pride ourselves on going that little bit further for our guests. From private chefs to babysitters we can help you arrange those little extras that make it a truly memorable holiday. Simply fill in the
concierge request form or contact Excellence Luxury Villas Concierge Team who will be happy to help. We can typically help you arrange any of the following:
- Maid service/extra cleaning
- Private chef/cook/catering
- Welcome hamper/pre-stocked fridge
- Local day-trips or tours
- Airport pick-up/drop-off
- Babysitting/childcare services
Please note that all extras are subject to availability and must be requested in advance of the holiday (prices on request). Due to some rural/remote locations, not all services will be available at all properties. However, we will always do our best to fulfill your requests!