Whiteford Temple is close to the small market town of Callington and to the Tamar Valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty, offering lots of opportunities for walks and cycle rides along its many recreational trails. Kit Hill is the highest point in the Tamar Valley and worth the climb, as the best viewing point over southeast Cornwall.
Experience life in Victorian times first hand during a day out at Morwhellham Quay, a fascinating, award-winning museum. There's a wealth of fun activities for all, such as: exploring the enchanting, historic village; travelling deep underground to venture into a copper mine; dressing up in period costumes.
Explore the historic treasures, gardens and estate of Buckland Abbey, a former home of Sir Francis Drake and clamber to the top of the round tower at Launceston Castle for breathtaking views of the surrounding area.
Nearby Cotehele is an impressive Tudor mansion set high on the banks of the River Tamar, amidst an extensive estate with gardens and orchards. Take a ramble through the woodlands surrounding Cothele, following planned routes. You can gain free entry to Cotehele with a National Art Pass, which enables its members to enjoy free entry to over 240 museums, galleries and historic houses throughout the UK as well as 50% off entry to major exhibitions.
The pass is presented by one of Landmark's partners, the Art Fund, the national fundraising charity for art, which has been supporting museums and galleries for over 110 years by helping them to buy and display great works of art for everyone to enjoy. Income raised through the National Art Pass goes straight back into their charitable programme. Find more about it at artfund.org/national-art-pass.
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Near Callington, Cornwall