Welcome to Saltash - the gateway to Cornwall

Rising on the west bank of the River Tamar, Saltash is a picturesque town brimming with history, charm, and friendly locals. Surrounded by stunning waterways and featuring historic landmarks, it’s a sight to behold. Take a stroll down Fore Street, soaking in the ambience of its shops and cosy cafes. Alternatively, relax by the Waterside and marvel at the river views, framed by the two majestic Tamar bridges.

The iconic Royal Albert Bridge, designed by Isambard Kingdom Brunel and opened in 1859, stands proudly alongside the impressive Tamar Road Bridge, which opened in 1962. Saltash’s sheltered estuaries are a haven for water sports enthusiasts, with regular events and free launch points for canoes, SUP, and more.

Whether you’re drawn to history, nature, or simply seeking a unique stop on your journey, Saltash promises an unforgettable experience for every visitor.

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