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Places to Visit, Things to Do and Days Out in or near Lifton

The village of Lifton in Devon is close to the confluence of the rivers Wolf and Lyd. Ideally placed for the Dartmoor National Park and also the scenic coast. Across the border into Cornwall you will also find Bodmin Moor to explore. A varied landscape and a selection of shops and eating places, something to suit everyone. Places to Visit in or near Lifton Cotehele and Hotel Endsleigh are listed below.
8 Results In Or Near Lifton
10.7 miles from the centre of Lifton
The Cotehele Estate is made up of Cotehele House, Cotehele Quay and Cotehele Quay. The house is a Tudor manor house, with charming gardens. The Mill's water wheel is still in operation, and the Quay is home to the Shamrock, a Tamar sailing barge, which dates to 1899). There are also 1300 acres of grounds and woodland.
4.4 miles from the centre of Lifton
This 19th century shooting and fishing lodge has been sensitively converted by designer Olga Polizzi. The beautiful wood panelled dining room with its views over the grounds is a decidedly chintz free zone and sets an elegant, restrained stage for chef Chris Dyke's Mediterranean-influenced cooking. Starters range from a very classic red mullet soup, with crouton and saffron rouille to a more adventerous creation of pan-fried John Dory, pear puree, pickled vegetables and trompette noir mushroo...
0.0 miles from the centre of Lifton
Only 5 minutes off the A30 This former coaching inn, renowned for its fishing and shooting, makes the most of its position close to Dartmoor by taking advantage of the wonderful produce that surrounds it. Expect to see the likes of Devon beef and cheese such as Ticklemore on the menu. The elegant dining room with its crystal chandelier and linen-clad tables is flooded with light by a series of tall French windows that open out on to the gardens. Begin your meal with seasonal English Asparagus...
12.5 miles from the centre of Lifton
The Garden House has inspired numerous celebrity gardeners over the years and once you step foot in this quiet Devon valley idyll, you'll see why. The garden is actually several gardens in one, rolling across ten acres, all with their own personalities and features. Wide pathways lead you through them all, and there are plenty of benches to stop and enjoy the far-reaching views. Admire the colourful, two-acre walled garden that surrounds the old ruins of Buckland's medieval vicarage, and lose...
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12.9 miles from the centre of Lifton
Explore the fascinating Buckland Abbey Garden A site brimming with history, Buckland Abbey Garden and Estate tells a 700-year-old tale that starts with the Cistercian monks who made this beautiful Devon spot their home and involves the great sailors Grenville and Drake. Besides the wonderful abbey, which is half museum and half house, you'll discover woodlands, orchards and meadows to wander through at your leisure, all looking over the dramatic Tavy Valley. Grab a leaflet showing you t...
12.9 miles from the centre of Lifton
Explore the fascinating Buckland Abbey The one-time home of Sir Francis Drake, Buckland Abbey in Yelverton, Devon, is packed with fascinating memorabilia from the great man's travels. Take a stroll around the furnished rooms and interactive museum galleries which narrate the tale not only of Drake and his adventures but also naval commander and explorer Sir Richard Grenville. Look out for Drake's Drum which the great sailor took on all his expeditions and which is said to beat if Englan...
8.1 miles from the centre of Lifton
The Horn of Plenty has been renouned as one of Devon's finest restaurants for over 50 years. Expect local produce, stunning views and excellent staff.
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10.7 miles from the centre of Lifton
The Cotehele Estate consists of Cotehele House (a Tudor Manor house with formal gardens), Cotehele Mill (with a working water wheel), Cotehele Quay (where Shamrock, a Tamar sailing barge built in 1899, is moored) and 1,300 acres of woodland and fields.
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