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Mary Newman's Cottage

Culver Road, Saltash, England
44 1752 844846
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Ranked #8 of 15 Attractions in Saltash
Type: Historic Sites, Cultural
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

What a spectacular place not only stepping back in time , the cottage has been tastefully restored to original but there is a cafe where you can get refreshments and a pleasant garden to explore ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Beautifully decorated. A fantastic old fashioned Christmasy fill with a roaring fire, mulled wine and bell ringers. The wardens that look after the cottage were extremely friendly and wellcoming. A must to visit this 14th century cottage. Look out for the years events.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2011

Apparently owned by the council but maintained supervised and advertised a bit by the laudable but slightly sternly named Tamar Protection Society. This small neat and obviously restored cottage gives a feel of scale and basics but is a little precious in presentation and the replacement eg of of beams and the 1950s style wall lights in at least one... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2011

Tucked away in a quiet corner on Culver Road Saltash is a remarkable surviving example of a small domestic dwelling from the Tudor age. The cottage was reputedly once the home of Mary Newman the first wife of Sir Francis Drake. The cottage has been carefully restored by the Tamar Protection Society. A few years ago the garden was re... More

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Hilliard, Ohio
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2010

Born 2 miles away, just talk often to a gentleman who volunteers his time to greet visitors. And now 5,000 miles away, I'd like to SEE it. like to read of some of its content..AND WHY IT IS IMPORTANT ! YOu need a computer tech to let us click on the name, then sEE even one photos..& why not of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2005

Lovely peaceful garden, it was such a lovely day. The garden has great views over the river to Devon, in the shadow of Brunels Royal Albert Bridge. We enjoyed the free teas ! The cottage has an aura about it. You can sense the history in it and get a real feel for what life must have been like 450... More

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