What's on inTavistock

Welcome to Tavistock

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Tavistock - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Tavistock to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Tavistock

Speed Dating in Plymouth
Seco Lounge

Plymouth Speed DatingAbout Speed Dating in Plymouth EventsAt one of our Plymouth Speed Dating events you will have four minutes to chat to each date. Four minutes is long enough to see if you click with the person you are talking to…

Location: 12.8 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

Saltash May Fair 2018
Fore Street (Saltash)

In 2016 the new committee took the May Fair back to the town and back to its community roots. After two years with overwhelming positive feedback from residents businesses exhibitors and the wider community it will remain in the town for 2018.Both…

Location: 9.9 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
Saltash Regatta & Waterside Festival 2018
Saltash Waterfront

Saltash Regatta is one of the most colourful events held in Cornwall and certainly for South East Cornwall is the most popular annual Regatta.Gig racing hosted by Saltash based Caradon Pilot Gig Club is run to the highest standard with rowing on…

Location: 10 miles away
Category: Family Events

TEL: 01314 638368
Robin Hood and his Merry Men
Hotel Endsleigh

Robin Hood and his band of merry men are feared by the richest of the land as they travel through Sherwood Forest stealing from the rich to give to the poor. When the evil Sheriff of Nottingham schemes to stop the outlaws…

Location: 5.8 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

The Floyd Effect
Tavistock Wharf

Pink Floyds recording career spanned almost three decades and for its 10th Anniversary The Floyd Effect has chosen two of the bands most remarkable albums to create The Bell And The Moon tour 2018. Spotlighting the music of The Division Bell 1994…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01822 611166
Plymouth Pavilions

Queen Extravaganza described by the legendary Roger Taylor himself as A rock celebration in the Royal tradition and designed to enable new fans and old to celebrate the music of Queen ‐ will play 17 shows across the UK from October…

Location: 12.3 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 08712 200260

Tourist Attractions

Lydford Gorge

Spectacular river gorge and waterfall.Woodland trails through a deep‐cut ravine alongside the river Lyd Thunderous 90 ft Whitelady waterfall 'Walk the plank' over the Devil's Cauldron whirlpools Wildlife‐watching hides located along the Railway Trail This famous gorge is 1 miles long and can be viewed from a circular…

Dingles Steam Village

The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is proud to present the National Fairground Collection. It is a facility unique in the UK, designed to capture the magic of a bygone age through exhibits, vintage engineering and stunning artwork displays.The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is a 45,000 square foot indoor…

Crown Leisure

SnookerPool Hall at Crown Leisure in Tavistock, Devon. Contact venue on 01822 613259 for opening times, entrance costs and snooker table informationavailability.…

Buckland Abbey

Buckland Abbey is a 700‐year‐old building with fine 16th‐century great hall, associated with Elizabethan seafarers Drake and Grenville.Tucked away in its own secluded valley above the River Tavy, Buckland was originally a small but influential Cistercian monastery. The house, incorporating the remains of the 13th‐century abbey church, has…

Morwellham 1860

On the banks of the beautiful river Tamar, amidst ancient wooded hills and acres of quiet organic meadows, this enchanting Victorian village is alive again. Once the centre of an extraordinary copper mining boom, the local characters can now reveal the parts they played, when Morwellham was…

Morwellham Quay

An award‐winning, evocative museum and visitor centre based around the historic port and mine workings on the River Tamar. Here in the heart of the spectacular Tamar Valley, amidst towering cliffs and gently rolling farmland, a lost world lives again.Costumed staff welcome visitors to the restored port and…

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