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

The large village of Yelverton is located on the edge of Dartmoor. It has a number of B & B's and one hotel. Nearby is Buckland Abbey which was the home of Sir Francis Drake and has over 700 years of history. Places to Visit in or near Yelverton The Horn of Plenty and Cotehele are listed below.
12 Results In Or Near Yelverton
6.0 miles from the centre of Yelverton
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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6.3 miles from the centre of Yelverton
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.
7.6 miles from the centre of Yelverton
Explore Saltram House and Gardens Saltram was originally an 18th century landscape garden, featuring a fine orangery still used to produce a good collection of citrus fruit, and other buildings of the 1770s. Developments in the 19th century have continued to the present day, giving rise to a plantsman´s garden with sheltered pathways offering year round interest. Lots of early spring colour from bulbs and shrubs give way to areas of wild flowers and herbaceous plants underplanting hu...
10.1 miles from the centre of Yelverton
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...
1.8 miles from the centre of Yelverton
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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2.5 miles from the centre of Yelverton
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...
9.7 miles from the centre of Yelverton
Discover Wonderland at Antony The fabulous 18th century Pentewan stone mansion and parkland that is Antony in Torpoint, Cornwall, may be familiar to anyone who has seen Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland – the move was set in this dramatic destination. Take a stroll along the Yew Walk for gorgeous country views, get lost in the intricate maze and go sit and ponder the landscape from the glorious dovecote. The grounds border the Lynher estuary and are landscaped by Repton. They offer up a...
6.3 miles from the centre of Yelverton
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.
7.6 miles from the centre of Yelverton
Explore Saltram House Saltram House is a remarkable Georgian mansion that features some of Robert Adam´s finest rooms. There are exquisite plasterwork ceilings and some rooms are decorated with original 18th century Chinese wallpaper. The fine collection of paintings includes work by Sir Joshua Reynolds and Angelica Kauffmann. The house also contains fine original period furniture, china, pictures and a doll´s house. The superb 18th century gardens have an orangery, shrubberies, specim...
9.7 miles from the centre of Yelverton
Discover Wonderland at Antony If you've ever seen Tim Burton's movie Alice In Wonderland, the enigmatically named Antony will seem rather familiar – it provided the setting whilst Johnny Depp's off the wall Mad Hatter's Tea Party was all filmed in the grounds. This early 18th century mansion on the east Cornwall peninsula at Torpoint has a frontage adorned with silver-grey Pentewan stone and is flanked by grand colonnaded wings of mellow brick and is a treat to the eye, as are the wond...
2.5 miles from the centre of Yelverton
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...
13.6 miles from the centre of Yelverton
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...
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