We tarveled up and down both sides of the tamar. The scenery and wines were so different, like another world. Well worth spending a few days tasting and seeing.
Perhaps the most interesting thing we found on our trip to the valley was how entirely different the two sides ended up being! Not only was the scenery and driving very different from one side to the other - so were the wines. Many of the recommendations were to visit the western side which we did first and with a... More
The Tamar Valley can be driven beside on both sides so start on one side and cross using the Batman Bridge to the other. West Tamar side has Legana, Beaconsfield with the gold mine exhibit, Beauty Point with Platypus House and Seahorse World. Lunches available at several cafes. On the East Tamar side is Hillwood Berry Farm and Low Head-... More
Despite advertising as being open on that day in the Tamar valley wine map, we found two of three vineyards we stopped at were not open. Got a few of bottles from the open place and decided on other activities in the area, writing the vineyards off. Interestingly, mentioned this to the hotel owner at breakfast the next day and... More
We did a drive to the farthest point at Greens Beach and had a very pleasant excursion. Lots of sheep and cattle grazing. We did not stop at the many wineries but that could have taken up the entire day.
The "made us feel at home" feeling you get when people you have never met before make a difference in your life. That's the staff Pam, Chris, Craig and Glen who were very friendly accommodating and amazing people. The directions and helpful tips in our search for the best golf courses, things to do and some magnificent home cooked meals... More
The valley wine drive is very pretty and worth the trip if you like tasting wines. We only did the east side due to time limit. We went to Velo, which was nice with a large cafe, but the wines were not my taste. Ninth Island and we bought some wine there and then Rotherhythe which was my favourite winery.... More
The wine route is amazing! There are so many amazing vineyards to go to. The views are stunning. We went to Ninth Island and were greeted by amazing wines and great service. We also went to Tamar Ridge, amazing wines great service and an amazing view. We headed up to Goaty Hill wines, It was set in the most amazing... More
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