23 Farms Sign up to new Landscape Conservation Cluster

Fields in Devon

23 farms in and around the Tamar Valley, covering approx. 2900ha have been approved for funding from DEFRA through the Farm Facilitation Fund as a farm cluster. The farms form a significant part of the Stoke Climsland parish and the Luckett Stream catchment area and they will focus on biodiversity and water quality for the […]

Second Apprentice Starts in Tamara Trainees Project

The second apprentice in a £209k training project for the Tamar Valley, has started as a Business Administration Apprentice, thanks to the Tamara Landscape Partnership Scheme, funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. 26 years old Holly Roberts is the second of 20 apprentice, foundation and internship trainees who will work in the Tamar Valley […]

Celebrating the Autumn with Gusto – Events and Activities Galore

Bryony James is our Community and Volunteering Officer. Here she tells us what she’s been up to over the past couple of months and about key events coming up. I’ve been getting into the swing of things as the newly appointed Community & Volunteer Officer and hosting an array of activities and events bringing communities […]

First Walkers Complete 87-mile Tamara Coast to Coast Way

Gary and Sarah celebrating finishing the Tamara Coast to Coast Way.

It’s been an exciting summer here in the Tamar Valley, with the launch of the Tamara Coast to Coast Way walking route. The Tamara Team were busy getting the finishing touches ready in the lead up to the official opening in July and since then the first walkers have completed the route and others are […]

New Research into Mineworker’s Smallholdings

New Bridge, Gunnislake 1880s

The Tamara Landscape Partnership Scheme, funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund, and the Cornwall and West Devon Mining World Heritage Site have undertaken some new research into Mineworkers’ Smallholdings in Area 10 of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining World Heritage Site – the Tamar Valley Mining District with Tavistock. In total 77 smallholdings were […]

New 87-Mile South-West Coast to Coast Walking Route Opens

The Tamara Coast to Coast Way, a new 87-mile walking route that stretches between the South and North coast in the South-West is now open, thanks to the Tamara Landscape Partnership Scheme and funded by The National Lottery Heritage Fund. The 7-day walking route broadly follows the River Tamar, the historic boundary between Devon and […]

Tamara Coast to Coast Way

We are creating a new 90-mile Cornish walking route, reaching from the South to the North Coast of Cornwall via the Tamar Valley. The route will join together existing rights of way to create a path which broadly follows the River Tamar and establishes a new circular walk around the coast and county boundary of […]

New Approaches / Making Connections

Fields in Devon

Description  The project incorporates five elements: Natural Capital and Nature Recovery Network map application, nodal farms providing a hub for disseminating best practice, catchment-wide approach to delivering positive and sustained outcomes for the water environment, delivering a programme of woodland and hedgerow planting and restoration, and targeted community events.  Why is this important? This project […]

Come Visit Stay Awhile

Description Create a digital destination website called ‘Visit Tamar Valley’ that stimulates an increase in visitor numbers and business opportunities for local business. Rebranding and launching the scheme area as a sustainable tourism destination will encourage and enable new local, national and international audiences to visit and enjoy the Tamar Valley. Working with Visit Tamar […]

Accessible Tamar

Map of Cornwall

Description  The project aims to create sustainable and integrated transport and access links throughout the scheme area, including establishing the Tamara Coast to Coast Way, a cross Cornwall and Devon border walking route linking the existing Tamar Discovery Trail with the Bude Canal. Work will be carried out to re-establish the Calstock ferry crossing and […]