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Roadford Lake, just off A30 between Okehampton and Launceston, Devon

Some pub opening times and dog rules are still changing. Please check your chosen pub is able to welcome you before making plans.


Roadford Lake sits within the stunning Wolf Valley, near the Cornwall border just minutes off the A30. Operated by there are several walks from 1.5km to 4km and whilst dogs are required to be on a lead for most of the walks there is a doggie exercise area where dogs can play off lead. At the main car park there are Toilet Facilities plus a doggie friendly Cafe open 7days/week selling cold/hot food plus (a true test of doggie friendliness) - it even has a doggie paw wash!


GPS coords for car park: 50.6877, -4.2320  There are 7 car parks - at the time of writing charging £2.50 for 2 hrs (£5 for the day). Note all charges help to support the conservation and wildlife work of the trust which include dormice, Pygmy shrews and Daubenton Bats all recorded around the lake. Visit the south west lakes trust for more information at the car park locations.

Pub or Cafe Address

near Broadwoodwidger, PL16 0RL


Open 7 days from 0900-1600. For seasonal opening hours and food service times please check their FB page.

Menu Style

For full menu information, allergens, specials, prices and reservations please check their FB page.

Dog Rules

Dogs on leads welcome at the cafe. On lead for walks although off lead doggie exercise area near main Car Park (no1) and Cafe.



There are several walks at and around the lakes - from 1.5km to 4km - alongside the lake plus some woodland walks.  Best to check the website directly as that will help you choose the right car park for the walk that appeals the most  Although most of the walks require dogs on leads there is also a Dog Excecise Area for off lead play (Car Park 1 nearest the cafe).

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Edited: 23rd January 2024. The details of this listing may have changed, and though the Driving with Dogs team do our best to confirm the accuracy of every listing, we cannot guarantee that the details are fully up to date and accurate. If you know that any aspect of this listing is incorrect, please suggest an edit to let us know.