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Address: Culver Road, Saltash, England
Phone Number: +44 1752 844846

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Very interesting place, small but packed full of history. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly. We had tea and cake which was very tasty. Well worth the visit.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 August 2016
Lisa R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting place, small but packed full of history. The staff are knowledgeable and friendly. We had tea and cake which was very tasty. Well worth the visit.

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1 Thank Lisa R
England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful historic cottage near Saltash waterside. Tranquil gardens to relax and chill with freshly made apple juice or just coffee and cake with friends .

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Camelford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

Came here with friends for a private evening event, Maggie & Rachel were very helpful & very informative. The cottage is full of interesting artifacts & information. Beautifully restored & the cottage garden restoration is wonderful with a stunning view of the bridges across the Tamar

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Thank Bronwen H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2015

A very nice atmosphere and very helpful staff that tell you a lot about the history. I could not find any café which I was expecting but except for that I learnt a lot.

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Thank azla122
saltash
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2014

What a spectacular place not only stepping back in time , the cottage has been tastefully restored to original but there is a cafe where you can get refreshments and a pleasant garden to explore ...

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Saltash
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2013

Beautifully decorated. A fantastic old fashioned Christmasy fill with a roaring fire, mulled wine and bell ringers. The wardens that look after the cottage were extremely friendly and wellcoming. A must to visit this 14th century cottage. Look out for the years events.

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4 Thank Rachel M
Devon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2011

Apparently owned by the council but maintained supervised and advertised a bit by the laudable but slightly sternly named Tamar Protection Society. This small neat and obviously restored cottage gives a feel of scale and basics but is a little precious in presentation and the replacement eg of of beams and the 1950s style wall lights in at least one... More 

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1 Thank Jannerbloke
St Germans , Cornwall
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2011

Tucked away in a quiet corner on Culver Road Saltash is a remarkable surviving example of a small domestic dwelling from the Tudor age. The cottage was reputedly once the home of Mary Newman the first wife of Sir Francis Drake. The cottage has been carefully restored by the Tamar Protection Society. A few years ago the garden was re... More 

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Hilliard, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2010

Born 2 miles away, just talk often to a gentleman who volunteers his time to greet visitors. And now 5,000 miles away, I'd like to SEE it. like to read of some of its content..AND WHY IT IS IMPORTANT ! YOu need a computer tech to let us click on the name, then sEE even one photos..& why not of... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2005

Lovely peaceful garden, it was such a lovely day. The garden has great views over the river to Devon, in the shadow of Brunels Royal Albert Bridge. We enjoyed the free teas ! The cottage has an aura about it. You can sense the history in it and get a real feel for what life must have been like 450... More 

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