Mothers Day Treat at Tree Surfers

A real high for Mum on Mother’s Day – High Adventure and High Tea! Why not do something different and ‘hang out’ with mum in the spectacular treetop canopy at the Tree Surfers this Mother’s Day (26 March 2017) with their high adventure and high tea package? Choose from a taster session on the Tree Surfers high ropes course, zoom through the air on the Big Zip or take aim on the archery course. The day includes a well-earned sumptuous high

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Job Opportunities at Tamar Trails 2017

Come and join the team! We have a number of casual vacancies this season, to support the permanent team. One of the key roles is here is the Duty Manager who is generally our front of house, meeting everyone who visits the Tamar Trails for activities, for information or just a lovely cup of tea! So if you are available at weekends and the holidays, have excellent customer skills and the ability to multi-task please drop us an email with your

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Casual Instructors needed at Tree Surfers 2017

Casual Instructors wanted at Tree Surfers Tree Surfers are recruiting again! This is an ideal opportunity for young people in their final year of school who want to have a summer of fun and earning before going on a gap year or off to University. Casual Instructors: We need people who are great with customers, enthusiastic about the outdoors and are happy leaping around in the top of trees. Come and help us get families into adventure! You don’t need

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Tamar Trails parkrun – a free run for everyone!

On your marks…parkrun comes to the Tamar Trails The global, free-to-all running phenomenon, parkrun has launched at the Tamar Trails near Gulworthy. Since its launch in 2004 in Bushy Park in Teddington, parkrun has grown to encompass thousands of events around the world. Each weekly 5km ‘fun run’, organised by volunteers, is free and open to everyone. The Tamar Trails parkrun launched on 29 October and takes place every Saturday at 9am. Runners of all abilities are welcome, and are

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Great adventures for kids that won’t cost a thing

Stuck for ideas of what to do with the kids during the school holidays? We’ve come up with the following suggestions to keep them entertained without spending a penny! The Tamar Trails Centre is a fantastic resource for letting off steam, with 25km of trails running through the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Here are our top things to do with the family to make the most of this amazing landscape: Go for a stroll Setting out on

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The Tamar Trails Running Man

Colin Kirk-Potter talks to us about the Tamar Trails and why running outdoors is good for you We’re thrilled to welcome Colin Kirk-Potter and the launch of the Tamar Trail Runners and new running hub at the Tamar Trails Centre. An experienced runner, Colin is offering twice weekly trail running sessions every Tuesday evening and Thursday morning. A great way to get fit and enjoy the Tamar Trails, the sessions also offer a good opportunity to socialise. All ages and

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Tamar Community Trust Volunteers

New volunteers are always wanted! The 25km’s of the Tamar Trails are looked after by an amazing small team of volunteers, who are part of the Tamar Community Trust. The Trust is dedicated to managing and maintaining the natural environment, allowing the public access to remote and hidden corners of the landscape whilst protecting the ecology and biodiversity of the area. The Trusts states: In the last 30 years the Valley has experienced rapid changes in the ownership and management

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Halloween at the Tamar Trails

Come down to the Tamar Trails this Halloween for an evening of after dark fun activities. The Beech Tree Cafe will be serving hot food into the evening, with outside fire bowls, lanterns and warm blankets for knees, to enjoy the autumn night sky. There are Tree Surfing activities, Segway tours and a fancy dress after dark fun run with the Tamar Trail runners. Halloween Tree Surfing For the kids… Let them dress up in their best Halloween outfits and

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

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

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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    The Beech Cafe is open every day from 10am except Mondays.

    The Trails are open every day, dawn till dusk throughout the year.

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