The Cornish Arms

“Cosy and welcoming pub on the edge of Dartmoor”



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Historically the last coaching inn before reaching Cornwall, The Cornish Arms is run by John and Emma Hooker. Whether inside the cosy modern interior or out in the garden, guests will find a wide-ranging and unpretentious menu of pub favourites, from roast loin of venison, pork belly, parsnip and spiced prune; to blue cheese and walnut tart, soft poached egg and new potatoes. The bar is well stocked with ales including St Austell’s Trelawny and ciders such as Cornish Rattler.

The Cornish Arms
15-16 West Street,TAVISTOCK,PL19 8AN


  • Children welcome
  • Children's portions
  • Free Wifi
  • Parking available
  • Coach parties accepted
  • Garden
Prices and payment
  • Main course from: £13
Opening times
  • Open all year
Food and Drink
  • Wide selection of ciders
  • Micro Brewery Ale

About the area

Discover Devon

With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.

Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them. 

Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.

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