This award winning B&B provides a friendly base close to the border between Devon and Cornwall.
This welcoming B&B sits in the Tamar Valley and offers beautiful views and a fantastic breakfast.
This is a traditional, family-friendly B&B located close to the border between Devon and Cornwall.
Set in south east Cornwall, Callington is a small town just six miles from the Tamar Valley and a short drive from Plymouth. The main activity in this rural area is farming and it's a peaceful spot, ideal for those seeking a quiet rural retreat. If you're in need of some rest and relaxation, book a short break at a bed and breakfast in Callington and you're bound to leave feeling refreshed.
If you're a history lover seeking a Cornwall based B&B Callington is ideal. In the 18th century Callington is said to have been one of Britain's most important mining areas. St Mary's Church in the town dates from the 15th century and here you can view a Celtic cross and the ancient tombs of local families. History lovers will also want to visit Callington Museum, where they can ponder a collection of rare archaeological finds and artefacts from the area.
Another site of historical interest in the area is Dupath Well, a grade I listed 16th century building and holy spring that is said to cure illnesses. If you're staying at a Callington b and b and have an interest in astronomy, Callington Space Centre offers courses and educational workshops, and an observatory for use by professional and amateur astronomers.
Plan a day out from your B&B in Callington to Kit Hill Country Park. Situated between Callington and the River Tamar, Kit Hill is rich with mineral deposits, making the area great for geologists and wildlife enthusiasts. Deer, badgers and rare butterflies are frequently seen and you can walk to the hill summit, where an old mining stack sits, and take in the spectacular views over the Cornish countryside and Bodmin Moor. Bring a picnic along and make a day of it. For family friendly fun, head to Tamar Valley Doneky Park, where the kids can enjy donkey rides and an adventure playground.
The main shopping street in the town is Fore Street and whilst you're strolling through, keep an eye out for the murals that are dotted around depicting historic scenes as part of the Callington Mural Project. Whether you're after a cheap or luxury bed and breakfast Callington will have something to suit. If you're in need of a break that is filled with picturesque walks and beautiful views of Cornish farmlands, Callington offers just that.