Destination guide

Travel to rustic Tavistock

The countryside and parks create a pretty picture of Tavistock. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its golfing and bars. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in Tavistock

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Tavistock a fun place to get away to. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Launceston Golf Club (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • China Fleet Country Club (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • New Mills Farm Park (12.4 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Trethorne Leisure Park (12.8 mi / 20.6 km)
  • Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre (14.1 mi / 22.7 km)
  • National Maritime Aquarium (14.7 mi / 23.7 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Tavistock

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Tavistock is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Brent Tor (1.9 mi / 3 km)
  • Lydford Gorge (3.7 mi / 6 km)
  • Tamar Valley Donkey Park (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Kit Hill Country Park (7.8 mi / 12.6 km)
  • Dartmoor (8.6 mi / 13.8 km)
  • Dartmoor National Park (9.7 mi / 15.7 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Tavistock

Fly into Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), the closest airport, located 33.5 mi (53.8 km) from the city centre.

Can I find a vacation rental around Tavistock?

Yes, our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 667 vacation rentals near Tavistock. From 492 cottages to 568 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Tavistock for a holiday or a weekend are on Vrbo.

Can I rent Cottages in Tavistock?

Yes, of course. Vrbo UK has 492 Cottages in Tavistock. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Tavistock include:

  • Houses: 568 rentals available
  • Flats: 58 rentals available
  • Barns: 15 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Tavistock?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 146 vacation rentals with pool available in Tavistock. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.