Saltash is the southern road and rail gateway to Cornwall accross the Tamar from Plymouth.
The town dates back to the 12th Century and it's most outstanding landmark is the Royal Albert Bridge for trains built by Brunel across the Tamar. With Brunel's 200 years anniversary Saltash has some major celebrations planned. The Tamar Bridge (Road bridge across the Tamar was completed in the early 1960s, but although it is close to the thriving city of Plymouth, it is still possible to have quiet walks and look at the beautiful river views.
Saltash has some nice attractions in the surrounding area including a number of high profile historic houses such as Cotehele House and at Torpoint Antony House and Mount Edgecumbe House and Park