Top 5 Places to Stay in Calstock, Tamar Valley

Feb 25, 2019 | Activities, Calstock, Tamar Valley

Angharad Miller

by Angharad Miller

Thinking of visiting Calstock? Here’s all you need to know about the best accomodation options in the area.

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Enjoy an Area of Outstanding Beauty from the Best Accomodation Available

Calstock, located within the beautiful Tamar Valley, is the perfect holiday destination for anyone who wants to see the best Cornwall and Devon have to offer. 

Calstock is a friendly village located along the banks of the River Tamar in Cornwall, a designated area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Calstock has long been a well-kept secret when it comes to visitors, so we’ve compiled a list of the top five places to stay to help change that!

Coastal Views

It’s hard to think of anything more beautiful than the Cornish coast – so make sure you’re enjoying it from the best accommodation Calstock has to offer!

Planning a holiday can be stressful, even when your destination is somewhere as peaceful as Cornwall, so we’ve come up with a list of the top five places to stay in Calstock so that you can shorten your search for somewhere beautiful to stay. If you’re travelling as a large family or even on your own, we’ve found all the best places to stay!

1) Mariner’s House

If you’re travelling as a large group or family, you can’t go wrong with the Mariner’s House. Nestled in the heart of Calstock, this five-star, self-catered cottage is perfect for groups looking for a bit of luxury after a long day spent adventuring. A short drive away from the best that Devon and Cornwall have to offer, the Mariner’s House provides three spacious double bedrooms along with one twin room, comfortably sleeping eight individuals.

The Mariner’s House provides all the comfort and ease of living in your own home with all the benefits of a wonderful holiday destination – if you’re visiting the area, you should definitely consider this as a place to stay.

Find out more about Mariner’s House.

2) Galleon House

Located just next door to Mariners in the centre of Calstock, this large property has everything you need to make the most out of your stay. A huge open plan kitchen/dining/living room with fireplace opens out to a large terrace for a great BBQ spot with river views.

Fitted with all the modern comforts you’d expect, central heating, 3 double bedrooms and 1 twin bedroom as a group you can’t go wrong.

Find out more about Galleon House

3) Okeltor Boathouse

The Okeltor Boathouse is a converted eighteenth-century granary located on the banks of the River Tamar. Sleeping two to four people, the Boathouse is a unique and peaceful hideaway with its very own slipway and quay. If you’re looking for somewhere quirky to stay as a small group or family, the Boathouse makes for a brilliant option.

Recently renovated, the Boathouse is comfortable all year round thanks to its storage heaters and wood burner. Although the property currently has no internet access, the Boathouse is ideal for those looking for a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. If you want to embrace rural peace and quiet, there’s no better way!

Find out more here.

4) Okel Tor Mine Cottages

Hidden upstream of Calstock, the ivy-clad remnants of Okel Tor Mine are now home to two Grade II listed buildings which double as accommodation options in the area. The Count House and Smithy are nestled amongst stunning views of the River Tamar and each cottage is perfect for those travelling solo or in a pair.

The Count House and Smith are brilliant locations for romantic getaways in particular – each offers a unique riverside setting, log fires and beautiful views of the surrounding ruins. Okel Tor Mine is definitely one of the most unique and unusual places to stay in Cornwall!

Find out more about the Mine here.

5) Broomings

If you’re travelling to Calstock as a couple, Broomings is the perfect accommodation for you. This cosy, two-person apartment is only a short walk from the centre of Calstock and offers everything you need for a relaxing, self-catered getaway. Located close to the river, Broomings has wonderful views of the valley and is a great location for exploring Calstock’s best-known attractions.

Although it currently doesn’t accommodate children, Broomings is located next to the Calstock Arts Centre and a short walk from two village pubs, making it perfect for adults travelling as a pair.

Find out more about Broomings.



Stay somewhere as beautiful as the Cornish countryside.


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