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Trail Running club at the The Tamar Trails off to a great start

Tamar Trail Runners

Trail Runners A new running club at the Tamar Trails – The Trail Runners, near Gulworthy is off to a flying start, and is inviting anyone in need of a post summer holiday exercise regime to come along. Launched last month by experienced runner Colin Kirk-Potter, the Tamar Trail Runners meet every Tuesday evening and Thursday morning and welcome people of any age and ability. The group runs for approximately an hour around the woodland trails, whatever the weather, splitting

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Mountain biking for all the family in the Tamar Valley

Family mountain biking

A fun family activity whatever the weather has in store this summer, mountain biking offers an affordable day out for those of us keeping an eye on the purse strings. We have our own fantastic mountain biking resource right here in the Tamar Valley so you don’t have to travel far for easy, energy-burning entertainment. The Tamar Trails – a designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty – offers an awesome 25km of dedicated off-road, traffic-free mountain biking trails not far

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A guide to exploring the River Tamar by canoe

canoe the river tamar

We’re going to let you in on a secret… Nothing beats canoeing the River Tamar for out and out fun. There is no finer way to see the Tamar Valley than from a canoe, serenely paddling along the border of Devon and Cornwall, passing unspoilt woodland and meadows and glimpsing rarely trodden paths. You’re guaranteed to come away buzzing, an adrenaline rush not just from completing a brilliant adventure, but from discovering a magical, hidden world. One where birds swoop

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Tree Surfers Junior – its first birthday!

Birthdays at Tree Surfers Junior

Happy Birthday Tree Surfers Junior. When we launched a junior version of Tree Surfers last summer we had no idea what a massive response it would get. The concept was a simple one…to offer something that was still high up in the trees with rope bridges, zip lines, walkways and obstacles, just smaller scale to suit smaller scale people. Oh, and be the first place in the South West to do so. We wanted to incorporate the same element of

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Free activities at the Tamar Trails this February Half Term

Family walking Tamar Trails

Our top tips on Free activities for everyone in the family to do at the Tamar Trails From kids activity sheets to biking –  bring the dog, explore on foot….just come and enjoy this amazing landscape which is free for every one to use! Biking The trails are really varied here; we have flat routes that are good for children and buggies, albeit with the occasional muddy section. And steeper more technical routes for the more adventurous families and mountain bikers. Overall

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South West Riders – Fun Ride

Horse riding on the Tamar Trails

South West Riders are orgainsing a fun horse ride around the Tamar Trails. Date: Sunday 3rd April 2016 Time:  10am to 12pm. Cost: £15 per adult, £10 under sixteen The majority of the route will be on the Tamar Trails, a 25 km network of multi-use trails in the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which have been created in the old mining area of Devon Great Consols visit The route will be marked, and riders go at

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Kids Go Wild in the Trees – an adventure day for the kids

Drop the kids off for a whole day of adventure in the tree tops at Tree Surfers. Get the kids out and about to try a real adventure high up in the tree tops. Hang around in the great outdoors with our dedicated instructors for a day of fun with Tree Surfers at The Tamar Trails Centre. Offering a combination of the best Tree Surfers have to offer, activities include Tree Surfing, Tree Climbing, The Big Zip, The Leap of

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Summer Activities at the Tamar Trails

We have lots going on all summer long…. Kids Go Wild Days – drop the kids of for a day of adventure in the tree tops or down in the woods MORE INFO Creative Workshops for Families MORE INFO Special canoe trip all the way to Morwellham Quay and back MORE INFO Open Air Cinema – Raiders of the Lost Ark – part of Plymouth Arts Centre touring cinema MORE INFO Plus Canoe Trips – daily trips where the tides

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Raiders of the Lost Ark – Open Air screening

We are thrilled to announce that Plymouth Arts Centre are bringing their touring outdoor cinema out to the valley!   Open Air Cinema: Raiders of the Lost Ark Tamar Trails, Saturday August 29 Everyone’s favourite adventurer gets an outing at a very fitting venue. Come and try a bit of tree-surfing before the film if you dare! Indiana Jones’ first screen outing as the archaeologist who can’t stay out of trouble as he races the Nazis to find the lost Ark

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Kids Go Wild Adventure Days – new date added to calendar

outdoor activties for children and families

Our Kids Go Wild Day on 31st March is now fully booked such is its popularity! So we have added an extra date on Thursday 2nd April. For further info go here.

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    The Beech Cafe is open every day from 10am, except Mondays when we are closed. When the cafe is open bike hire and tramper hire are also available.

    The Trails are open every day, dawn till dusk.

    Canoe trips will start again in spring 2019

    Tree Surfers activities and archery are open every weekend and every school holiday, until the end of October 2018.

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