It is believed that this cottage was the home of Sir Francis Drake's first wife, and is one of the two oldest buildings ... More
Mary Newman's Cottage
It is believed that this cottage was the home of Sir Francis Drake's first wife, and is one of the two oldest buildings in Saltash . It is a 15th Century house and has been well restored by the Tamar Protection Society, having been little altered throughout the last centuries. There is also a Tudor herb garden behind the cottage. You can visit by making prior arrangements with the Tourist Information Point at the Guildhall.
This was such a relaxing place to visit during our stay ! The cottage is supposedly the birthplace of Francis Drake's first wife and the cottage is 450 years old or more. You can almost feel the history of the place.
The small garden is delightful, and has a very relaxed feel to it with great views of Brunels Albert Bridge and the River Tamar. A great place to take it easy.
It's open on Wednesday and Saturday 10-4
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