Saltash is the gateway to Cornwall

By Tim and Helen on in Places to visit in Cornwall

Discover Saltash the gateway to Cornwall, while staying at Ashdon Farm.

Saltash is approximately 5 miles away from St Mellion Storage, Ashdon Farm. A close distance to discover the history behind the busy town and visit tourist attractions around the local area.

Saltash is a town and civil parish in Southeast Cornwall. It faces Plymouth over the River Tamar and is the largest town within the East Cornwall area. It is known as the Gateway to Cornwall and the Lord of Trematon founded the market town of Saltash in the 12th Century.

Places to visit and discover

Joining Saltash which is in Cornwall with Plymouth that is in Devon is the Tamar bridge. The Tamar Bridge was designed for vehicles and the Royal Albert Bridge for trains. This is the main train line that goes from Penzance up to London daily.

Being a large town it is very much a community run town with lots of successful festivals and charity events. These raise money for different charities and organisations, the main events are the Saltash Mayfair and Saltash Town Regatta.

If you are wanting to come on holiday or stay at Ashdon Farm CL caravan site to visit the local area, there are many h

Enjoying the sun

istoric, beautiful days out to be had.


Whether you enjoy visiting the national trust Cotehele House at St Dominick , Drakes Island, Mount Edgcumbe, Monthly produce and local crafts at Crocodon Saw mills, China fleet Country Club for sport and fitness, Tramaton Manor or Saltash museum and local history center to name a few. There is always lots to see and do.



Salatsh is an ideal location for visitors to visit the Tamar Valley and holidaying with your Caravan or Motorhome at Ashdon Farm CL site is a great base with many beautiful views to enjoy. Even better store your caravan here at St Mellion Storage with peace of mind to enjoy the local area.



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