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morwhellam Quay

Attractions, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock, England
+44 1822 832766
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A breath of fresh air

A beautiful and fascinating interactive museum and living history village. It was great to get my... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Anna D
via mobile
A beautiful location and lots to do

We visited during the Easter school holidays and to our surprise, the Quay was not crowded. The... read more

Reviewed 6 April 2018
m3avn2016
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England, United Kingdom
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“train ride” (15 reviews)
“copper mine” (14 reviews)
“ship inn” (8 reviews)
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Attractions, Dartmoor National Park, Tavistock, England
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"well worth a visit"
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"spent several hours"
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"lovely cafe"
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"sunny day"
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"dartmoor national park"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A beautiful and fascinating interactive museum and living history village. It was great to get my teenage daughter off of her phone and have fun making bread and chocolate, trying on costumes of past days, plus playing all the classic games in the schoolyard playground....More

Thank Anna D
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We visited during the Easter school holidays and to our surprise, the Quay was not crowded. The children loved all the activities, including the Victorian school, chocolate story and the rock crushing. The location by the river is stunning on a sunny day and the...More

Thank m3avn2016
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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Just a 10 minute drive from the Horn of Plenty, this place takes you back in time. You get to see how people lived when mining was thriving. The trip to the mine was very educational. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Having visited Morwhellham quay thirty years ago and at the time I was impressed with facilities. I expected the same today. This venue is now tired and in need of TLC. With weeds and no flowers, paint work and general maintenance is poor. A new...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

Spent several hours exploring the old craft displays and riding on a train through the copper mine with a very interesting comeentary from the driver.

Thank Michael M
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Spent a day at Morwhellam Quay, went on the copper mine train, what an experience and Rick was very informative, Lunch in the Ship In was lovely and I cant recommend the soup enough, it was delicious. I love visiting Victorian villages and seeing all...More

Thank Anne S
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Visited on a dull and rainy day. The trip into the copper mine was well worth paying the extra entrance fee for. Rick, the guide, was a real gem. He brought the stories alive. The train is open to the elements until you get into...More

Thank holsbols30
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Reviewed 24 August 2017

Spent few hours here on a dull showery day. Headed for the copper mine trip first with Rick a very enthusiastic guide who was funny and engaged us all on the train whilst explaining the history of the mine. The rest of the visit was...More

Thank diam0nd123
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

We arrived as they opened and left when they closed. We are grandparents with a five year old grand daughter, she made friends virtually straight away and thus we got friendly with the other parents. The mine trip was excellent and informative as was the...More

Thank josieken
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Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

The sun was out, we were drawn to the historical story of Morwhellam Quay, the mining and famous Port. A trip back in time to family life with parents linked to the Devon mining Industry. The arsenic mines were even worse. A walk through the...More

1  Thank twigglet
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