35 Brook Street, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0HE
Open daily 10am to 5pm
Sitting beside the pretty River Tavy and within easy reach of Dartmoor National park, Tavistock is a popular market town. Today its range of independent shops sits alongside the 900 year old pannier market. With pubs, restaurants, leisure and sports facilities, as well as schools, health centres and supermarkets, Tavistock offers everything you need.
The Tors is just off the A390 Callington Road, just over a mile from the town centre and close to the A386 for Yelverton, six miles away and Plymouth, 15 miles. From Plymouth the A38 takes you West to Cornwall. The M5 at Exeter is 40 miles away via the A386 and A30.
For supermarket shopping choose from a Tesco superstore, a Lidl or Morrisons, all less than half a mile away. In Tavistock you'll find one of the best farmers markets in the South West, plus the historic Pannier Market - home to independent traders and hidden gems. The town is bursting with unique shops and boutiques selling books, clothing crafts, outdoor equipment, antiques, food and jewellery. Take a trip to Plymouth and explore Drake Circus, with more than 70 top brands such as M&S, Joules and Jake Wills.
Tavistock and the surrounding area is full of things to do from canoeing down the river Tamar , trekking across Dartmoor National Park, or enjoying live music at Tavistock Wharf. There are clubs for golf, football and rugby and for fitness fans there's a leisure centre and a swim centre. Yelverton Cinema offers the latest films and you can walk or cycle along the scenic Drake's Trail. Discover centuries of history linked to Tavistock Abbey with a guided tour by a local historian. At Morwellham Quay you'll find a living museum on the River Tamar and the impressive National Trust Cotehele Tudor House is also close by. In Plymouth the Royal William Yard boasts the largest collection of Grade 1 listed military buildings in Europe.
There are a number of pre-schools within easy reach of The Tors and the Tavistock Community Primary School is less than a mile away. There are two other primary schools in the town, Whitchurch Community Primary snf St Rumon's Church of England Infants School. St Rumons is part of the Tavistock Church School's Federation that includes St Peter's Church of England Junior School. For Senior pupils Tavistock College is an Academy catering for 11 to 18 year olds. The independent Mount Kelly is a mixed boarding and and day school for pupils aged from 3 to 18 years old.
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