Saltash lies on the banks of the river Tamar and offers great access to both Devon and Cornwall, making it the perfect base for getting out and exploring the South West and an ideal location for those wishing to visit the Tamar Valley or surrounding towns and villages in the area. You can take a short drive to lots of fantastic attractions and we are sure that your Saltash holidays will offer enough sights to see, things to do, and keep every member of the family entertained.
One thing upon arriving in Saltash is you can’t miss is the Royal Albert Bridge. Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s famous railway bridge across the river was completed in 1859 and for a time was the longest suspension bridge in England. Take a stroll around the thriving town of Saltash and be met with independent shops, unique boutiques, pubs, restaurants, and cafes. There is also the Waterside area of town which is a nice location to relax with views of Royal Albert Bridge and Tamar Estuary. If you fancy taking to the water, catch a boat trip. There is a small pier where you can enjoy a leisurely cruise or head over to the Plymouth Barbican by ferry for a fun day out.
Visitors flock to Saltash for their holidays each year as it really is a great base for exploring both Devon and Cornwall. Pack up the buckets and spades for a trip to the sandy beaches of Whitsand Bay, or if you enjoy a ramble, there are fantastic routes, paths and trails across Bodmin Moor in Cornwall or Dartmoor in Devon. Both famed for their outstanding beauty, there is more to these moors than just a hike or relaxing walk. Pony trekking, abseiling, climbing, and much more are also available across these majestic landscapes. Cornwall boasts picturesque fishing villages to explore or head to Plymouth for a spot of retail therapy, or a trip to the theatre. There are plenty of historic houses, gardens, and National Trust properties to discover such as Buckland Abbey, the former home of Sir Francis Drake, or Antony House and Gardens which is a grand early 18th century mansion. If you need some top attractions to keep the little ones entertained, there is the Monkey Sanctuary, Plymouth Aquarium, and much more.
We have a great selection of accommodation to choose from when planning your Saltash holidays. Enjoy cosy cottages, welcoming B&B’s, entertaining holiday parks, or luxury hotels.