Who runs the Tamar Trails?

The Trails themselves…


The Tamar Valley Mining Heritage Project established the trails for public use, at the end of this project a legacy group was created to manage the trails network. The legacy group now make all key decisions about the trails. This group is a partnership between West Devon Borough Council, Devon County Council, the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Tamar Adventures Ltd, The Tamar Community Trust and Woodland Riders.

The Car park…

The car park at Tamar Trails is managed by West Devon Borough Council. They are responsible for all ticket and enforcement enquiries.

The Tamar Trails Centre…

Tamar Adventures Ltd, trading as Tree Surfers, Canoe Tamar and Tamar Trails manage the Centre and Cafe including the toilets. They operate all their activities from the centre in addition to being the information centre for the trails, the heritage and the wildlife.



  • Opening Times

    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 2020

    Tree Surfers activities and archery are open every weekend and every school holiday, until the end of October 2020.

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