Category Archives: Tamar Valley Blog

Welcome to the blog for the Tamar Valley AONB where we’ll be updating you on the latest news from the Valley.

Christmas Wreath Making & Coffee Morning

Join the Tamar Valley AONB team on Wednesday 18th December at the Tamar Valley Centre, Drakewalls, for a coffee morning and the chance to make a simple Christmas Wreath using natural material found locally. Members of the AONB team will … Continue reading

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National Association for AONBs welcomes findings of Designated Landscapes Review

The National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty welcomes the findings of the Designated Landscapes Review. We are pleased that the Review team have recognised the value of the AONB designation and the hard work that AONB staff and … Continue reading

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National hearts in the landscape celebrates Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

    Hearts were formed across the country in our most loved landscapes on Saturday 21st September at 2pm. For the first time ever, people in all the Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs) formed hearts to show how much … Continue reading

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Photographic Exhibition, Apple Pressing & Bulb Market at the Tamar Valley Centre

This July, the Tamar Valley Centre, near Gunnislake, celebrated its 10th anniversary. As part of the Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty’s 10 Events for 10 Years to mark the occasion, two more events will take place next month. … Continue reading

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Come for Coffee at the Tamar Valley Centre… It’s for Macmillan

  Join the Tamar Valley AONB team at the end of the month for a Coffee Morning, to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. Drop in to the Tamar Valley Centre, Drakewalls, just 5 minutes’ walk from Gunnislake Train Station, … Continue reading

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Beloved local beauty spots to take part in national celebrations

Tamar Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty will be taking part in Landscapes for Life week which takes place 21-29 September 2019. Each year Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty across the UK organise special events during Landscapes for Life week, … Continue reading

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Tamar Valley Wildlife celebrated & enjoyed

  This September’s Wildlife Weekend, held at the Tamar Valley Centre in Drakewalls, saw over one hundred visitors getting up close to wildlife and nature, joining in with the many activities, talks and walks on offer. On Saturday 7th September … Continue reading

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BAT FESTIVAL 2019 EVENTS ANNOUNCED!

  This September people from the Tamar Valley are invited to celebrate bats at one of 25 Bat Festival events across the county. The Festival is organised by the Devon Greater Horseshoe Bat Project, which is led by Devon Wildlife … Continue reading

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Wildlife-themed Art Competition in the Tamar Valley

          As part of this September’s Wildlife Weekend, the Tamar Valley AONB team is running a wildlife-themed art competition. Maybe you have a favourite insect or bug, or enjoy watching a hedgehog the visits your garden. … Continue reading

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