Saltash is a small town on the banks of River Tamar and is known as the Gateway to Cornwall. This is because it sits just inside the Cornish border and at the western end of the colossal Tamar Bridge. There are lots of things to see, do and discover during your visit to Saltash. If you are a history buff, there are plenty of National Trust properties to explore. It is a short distance from the city of Plymouth too.
Why visit Saltash?
Saltash is a great base from which to tour Cornwall. Its handy location, close to the A38 which feeds into the rest of the county is a blessing too. It’s close to both the rural beauty spots of the Rame Peninsula, and the highlights of Plymouth with its shops and maritime history.
Things to do in Saltash
Visit Cotehele, a Tudor house with charming interiors and a landscaped garden to get lost in. Also see Saltram, a magnificent Georgian mansion set in a rolling landscape on the outskirts of Plymouth. See its exceptional collection of paintings, an impressive library and views across the Plym Estuary.
Why stay in a Saltash cottage?
After an enjoyable day, head back to one of the great cottages in Saltash for a relaxing evening. Cook up a feast or even call the caterers in if you are celebrating an occasion, or simply just unwind with a good book and glass of wine. We have the perfect variety of Cornwall cottages for you to choose from, so sit back and select one from our range. The best choice for a Cornish holiday.
Three must-see places to visit in Saltash
- Cotehele House and Gardens is a gorgeous prospect to get lost within
- Spend a day in the marine city of Plymouth. Excellent for shops and sea gilded walks
- The Rame Peninsula is a wonderful, lesser-known part of Cornwall to discover