You will notice that our much-loved miner statue, William, is missing.
Poor William has been sat on his bench through sun, wind, rain and frost for years. He is now in need of, and deserves some R&R.
On the 13th December 2019 he was to be taken on a holiday to Wadebridge, so that his creator, sculptor Richard Austin, can refurbish him. The refurbishment has become quite urgent, as he is suffering from many cracks in his body, and another winter is likely to significantly worsen his condition.
Gunnislake Christmas Lights will be switched on from 1730 on Saturday 30 November 2019. There will be stalls, a BBQ, and live music before and after the lights are switched on. Meet outside The Buccaneer Inn .
Gunnislake Christmas lights will be switched on at 6pm on Saturday 30th November in Commercial Street. There will be stalls, a BBQ, raffle, Gunnislake Community Samba band & live music at The Buccaneer Inn during the evening, the fun starts
This year Dickensian Evening will be held on Friday 6th December. Shops are open until 9.00pm. There will be lots of entertainment on the night. The event is organised by Tavistock BID. For further information please click here to go
10 Events for 10 Years – Wildlife Weekend September 7 @ 10:00 am – September 8 @ 4:00 pm Event Navigation A series of planned activities and walks celebrating and showcasing the wildlife of the Tamar Valley. Saturday 2pm-5pm – drop-in activities,
NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN PUBLIC CONSULTATION – MORE DATES ADDED! Please make a note of these dates and come along to find out more about the Neighbourhood Development Plan that has been drafted by a team of Community Members and Parish Councillors
During the next two weeks we will be walking along different sections of Drake’s Trail which you are sure to know was named after the famous Elizabethan sea-farer, Sir Francis Drake; this 21 mile cycling and walking route links Tavistock
Once at the scattered village of Yelverton just five miles north of Plymouth we wasted no time signing in and after a brief talk we were off on another of my favourite walks. Somewhere hereabouts Yelverton once had a railway
Once again we will be following part of the Discovery Trail but this time as it travels beside the River Tavy, one of the tributaries of the mighty Tamar. Both sides of this river are in Devon with Lopwell Dam
It seems so long since we last did this walk on the Devon side of the River Tamar but with so many in our programme to choose from, they don’t come round very often and the fine weather certainly brought
Friday 24th May at 8.30pm
An evening walk to see and hear the bats living in the Tamar Valley
Book Essential – contact Ross Hanley: 01822 834773
Meet at Car Park at 8.30pm to share lifts to the start of the walk.
Wear appropriate footwear, warm clothing and bring a touch.
Dogs on leads welcome.
No charge but voluntary donations are welcome.
The inky blue water in the River Lynher appeared to be barely moving today as we watched it flow beneath the ancient bridge and then alongside us as we set off through the shadowy interior of Cadsonbury Woods. There is
Gusty winds almost blew us off our feet when we stepped from our cars at the little car park at Tokenbury Corner but that was nothing compared with what was to come. The nearest settlement on this south-eastern fringe of
Today is Wednesday 1st May or May Day and is celebrated in many different ways throughout the world so before recounting how our walk turned out, I will just describe how here in Britain some people still dance around a maypole that is
Today’s walk was not the one advertised in the current programme, it was changed due to NewBridge at Gunnislake being closed after its recent damage with no precise date for its re-opening, but as we now know, the bridge actually
Below information taken form Devon County Council Website – 17th April 2019. Newbridge at Gunnislake is on schedule to reopen by lunchtime on Good Friday (19 April). Repair work has been completed a week ahead of schedule and now teams
Driving down Luckett Hill on this bright morning, another of my favourite walks lie ahead, but I missed it last year due to a holiday so I was keen to re-acquaint myself with all there is to see. This is
Once again New Bridge at Gunnislake was closed due to an accident so it meant a long detour for our friends in Devon to reach Cotehele Quay for our weekly walk. However, a few made it and with the usual
Update at 15.00 on 3rd April 2019: Due to the closure of the bridge on the A390 between Gunnislake and Gulworthy the service 79/A will be on diversion. An emergency timetable can be accessed and downloaded from the bottom of