Out and About

Whilst staying at Beera Farm why not take the opportunity to visit some of the wonderful attractions in the area. Beera Farm is situated in the beautiful Tamar Valley designated as an (AONB) Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty as well as only a few miles away from the stunning Dartmoor National Park. We are in an ideal spot to explore the many beaches and coastal area of both the north Cornwall Coast and South Devon Coast.

Wether you like activities such as walking, cycling, kayaking and surfing or prefer a more leisurely stroll around quaint towns with unique boutiques there is always something to do.

Why not have a look through our list of things to do. If you know of one that we have missed then let us know.

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Beaches near Beera Farm

Beaches & Ports

There a some many fantastic beaches and ports near Beera Farm. Here are some of our favourites to visit for the day.
Food at The Eden Project

Food & Drink

Explore the local and hand made foods of the South West. We have some of the finest produce in the country just ready to eat.
Castles near Beera Farm

Castles & Historic Houses

The south west is steeped in history and there is always a nearby castle or historic house to explore. Check out our favourite.

Your favourite day

Have you a favourite day out that you have had from Beera Farm? Let us know!

Beaches near Beera Farm

Gardens

You are never far away from some of the most beautiful and stunning gardens the South West has to offer when staying at Beera Farm.
Castles near Beera Farm

Family Days Out

The south west is steeped in history and there is always a nearby castle or historic house to explore. Check out our favourite.

Castles & Historic

Step back in time through castles and historic houses

There is an abundance of castles and historic houses near Beera Farm. Why even Sir Francis Drake was born close by in Tavistock.

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Launceston Castle

Set within the nearby town of Launceston, the Castle dominates the surrounding landscape. Built soon after the Norman Conquest, features an unusual keep consisting of a 13th-century round tower built by Richard, Earl of Cornwall, inside an earlier circular shell-keep. The tower top can be reached via an internal staircase but once reached, offers breathtaking views of the historic town and countryside. You can explore the long history of the castle in a display which traces 1,000 years, with finds from site excavations. The castle grounds are ideal for relaxing and picnicking while you enjoy the great views of the surrounding valley. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/launceston-castle/ 

Okehampton Castle

The remains of the largest castle in Devon. Built soon after the Norman Conquest as a motte and bailey castle with a stone keep, it was converted into a sumptuous residence in the 14th century by Hugh Courtenay, Earl of Devon, much of whose work survives.

There is a riverside picnic area and beautiful woodland walks nearby. It’s also a great place for bird lovers with regular visiting species and in spring and early summer you can enjoy a variety of seasonal wild flowers, which adorn the meadow, woodland and motte. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/okehampton-castle/

Restormell Castle

The great 13th-century circular shell-keep stands on an earlier Norman mound surrounded by a deep dry ditch, atop a high spur beside the River Fowey. Twice visited by the Black Prince, it finally saw action during the Civil War in 1644. It commands fantastic views and is a favourite picnic spot. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/restormel-castle/

Tintagel Castle

Stunning scenery at Tintagel, discover the legend of King Arthur and what inspired Earl Richard to build the castle. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/tintagel-castle/

Lydford Castle

This nearby castle in the beautiful village of Lydford was originally built as a prison and later became notorious for harsh punishments, with one of its inmates calling it ‘the most annoious, contagious and detestable place within this realm’. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/lydford-castle-and-saxon-town/

Powderham Castle

Six hundred years of history are contained within the walls of one of England’s oldest family homes jest near Exeter. Built by Sir Philip Courtenay in 1391 it has stayed in the same family to this day, currently home to the 18th Earl & Countess of Devon. http://www.powderham.co.uk

Royal Citadel

Right in the heart of Plymouth is this dramatic 17th century fortress built to defend the coastline from the Dutch, and is still in use by the military today. http://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/royal-citadel-plymouth/

Jamaica Inn

Cornwall’s most famous smuggling inn. http://www.jamaicainn.co.uk

Kents Kavern

Home page of Kents Cavern, prehistoric cave, home of ancient humans, award winning visitor attraction in Torquay – with tours, shop, cafe and visitor centre. http://www.kents-cavern.co.uk

Morwellham Quay

Museum and visitor centre based around historic port on the River Tamar. Includes virtual tour and diary of events. http://www.morwellham-quay.co.uk

Mayflower Steps

The Mayflower Steps are close to the site in the Barbican area of Plymouth, south-west England, from which the Pilgrim Fathers are believed to have finally left England aboard the Mayflower, before crossing the Atlantic Oceanto settle in North America on 6 September 1620.

China Clay Wheal Martyn

Discover how Cornwall’s largest mining industry changed the world and the amazing uses of China Clay in our everyday lives today. http://www.wheal-martyn.com

Dartmoor Prison Museum

Learn about ‘life inside’ one of the world’s most famous and notorious jails. http://www.dartmoor-prison.co.uk

Lawrence House

The National Trust’s Lawrence House, Cornwall, is a Georgian town house currently used as a local museum and civic centre.

http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lawrence-house

Gardens

Wander through beautiful gardens

You are never far from stunning gardens when staying at Beera Far, Discover some of our favourites.

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RHS Rosemore

Royal Horticultural Society attraction set in a steep wooded valley, with restaurant and tea room. https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/rosemoor

Lost gardens of Heligan

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, near Mevagissey in Cornwall, are one of the most popular botanical gardens in the UK. http://heligan.com

National Trust Lanhydrock

A magnificent late Victorian country house with gardens and wooded estate. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lanhydrock

Antony House

Antony is a beautiful early 18th-century mansion with a fine collection of paintings , furniture and textiles. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/antony

Trewithen Gardens

A historic, privately-owned Cornish estate with beautiful gardens famous for their plant hunter origins, royal connections and astonishing variety of species. http://www.trewithengardens.co.uk

Caerhays Castle Gardens

Caerhays, an informal woodland garden overlooking the sea and extending to over 120 acres is owned by the Williams family. http://www.caerhays.co.uk

Cotehele House and Gardens

A wonderful Tudor house with superb gardens, quay and estate. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/cotehele

Bicton Gardens

63 acre garden in 18th century style. Includes details of the facilities such as woodland railway and countryside museum. http://www.bictongardens.co.uk

Garden House Yelverton

Explore a beautiful garden steeped in history. The garden is several gardens in one, and its 10 acres glory in a huge and diverse plant collection – nearly 6,000 plant varieties to admire. http://www.thegardenhouse.org.uk

Becky Falls

Stunning waterfalls and woodland walks. http://www.beckyfalls.com

Lydford Gorge

Lydford Gorge part of the National Trust is a dramatic feature of the river at Lydford on the edge of the National Park; it is a 1.5-mile-long (2.4 km) gorge near Ledford. http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/lydford-gorge

Family Days Out

A superb day out for the whole family

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Crealy Adventure Park Devon

Crealy Great Adventure Parks offer fun family days out with the kids in Devon and Cornwall with Roller coasters, animals, attractions and Fun! http://www.crealy.co.uk/Devon

Crealy Adventure Park Cornwall

Crealy Great Adventure Parks offer fun family days out with the kids in Devon and Cornwall with Roller coasters, animals, attractions and Fun! http://www.crealy.co.uk/Cornwall

Woodland Theme Park

Leisure park with sixty acres of rides and activities, also a caravan and camping park. http://www.woodlandspark.com

National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth

Visit the UK’s largest Aquarium and be amazed by our fascinating underwater world and how we all play a part in conserving it. http://www.national-aquarium.co.uk

Monkey Sanctuary

An intimate insight into a working sanctuary. The Monkey Sanctuary provides a home for different species of monkeys mostly rescued from the primate pet trade. http://www.monkeysanctuary.org

Dartmoor Otters & Buckfast Butterflies

Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre

Miniature Pony Centre

Trethorne Leisure Park, Launceston

Trethorne Leisure Park is a great family day out providing fantastic all weather fun for children of all ages. Easy to find just off the A30 near Launceston.