Morwellham Quay

Where history comes to life

Enjoy the charm of a bygone age as costumed guides reveal what life was like in the heart of the Tamar Valley; learn about rope-making, find out what school was like for the Victorians, join in with the child labour in search for copper, or visit Ruth’s cottage for a fascinating insight into the lives of the people who lived and worked here over the centuries.

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Reasons to Visit

  • Living History interpretation
  • Riverside Railway and underground mine tour
  • Historic international Victorian port
  • Nature reserve, bird hides and woodland walks
  • Victorian costume try-on
  • As featured on BBC’s ‘Edwardian Farm’
  • Traditional crafts; see the blackmith and potter at work

Planning your visit


Morwellham Quay
Near Tavistock

PL19 8JL


01822 832766


Opening times

Open every day, 10.00 – 17.00


Adults £8.95

Concession £7.95

Children £6.95

Family Ticket £25.95

Dogs on Leads £1

12 Month Annual Membership for a Family £47.50

(includes Bicton Park Botanical Gardens)

Mine Train

Adult: £3.50

Concession £3.00

Child £2.50

Travel guide

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