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Established in 1973, Armishaws are a family run company based here in the South West. We believe in greener removals, we’re planting 2,000 trees in the region to offset the carbon emissions of your move. We’re members of the British Association of Removers and operate to the highest standards of customer care and financial security. All our crews are trained to ensure you receive the best customer service, so you can rest assured that your possessions are well cared for in transit and in storage. With our high Trustpilot rating and reviews from so many happy customers, you can be sure that with Armishaws your move is in good hands.
As part of our commitment to reducing the impact of our removals on the environment…
We’re planting 2,000 trees to help offset carbon emissions and create vital habitat for wildlife.
We’ll collect your used boxes which will be re-used where possible or recycled (one less thing to worry about after your move).
All our boxes and soft packaging are made from recycled and recyclable materials to protect your belongs and the environment.
Our teams drive greener vehicles and all our drivers go through driver efficiency training to reduce the amount of fuel used.
We use acid free tissue paper which is not only better for the environment, acid free paper is also far better for your items.
We use sealable bags to help protect your mattresses while in transit, each bag is used only once before being recycled.
Make your move greener
Schools – View Ofsted reports and scores for Tavistock.
Population – In the 2011 You.Gov census, Tavistock had a population of just over 12,000.
Transport – Tavistock sits on the A386 north of Plymouth and roughly 1 hour from the M5. The nearest airports are Plymouth and Exeter. The nearest train station is in Gunnislake, 3.86 miles. Trains to London take approximately 4 hours, 30 minutes.
News – You’ll find the latest news and information on upcoming events in Tavistock Today
Here are our top tips of the best places;
Yes! An entire shop dedicated to flapjacks. But there’s so much more, clotted cream fudge, crunchy honeycomb, truffles, eat in and enjoy or you can take away an entire hamper!!! Yum!
14 Duke Street, PL19 0BA
Like us, Eversfield Farm Shops are a family run business who believe in protecting the environment. Their organic, sustainable farming produces a bountiful supply of treats and delicacies.
2 West Street, PL19 8AD
This fantastic shop shines a light on local crafts and designers, it’s an Aladdin’s cave of gifts, homeware and “I want one of those!” to fill your new home with local pieces.
4 West Street, PL19 8AD
Embrace a new outdoor lifestyle and get the look thanks to the friendly team at Dartmoor Country Clothes. Stylish, functional, there is something for every season.
8 Brook Street, PL19 0HD
Packed full of flair and style, Cabana is the perfect place to find finishing touches to any room. Eclectic, ever-changing, it’s always worth popping in to find something new.
77 West Street, PL19 8AQ
Sitting within a World Heritage site, putting it on a par with The Great Wall of China and Stonehenge (take that Torquay!), Tavistock owes its rich heritage to copper mining. The surrounding landscape has many examples of mining that made much of Devon and Cornwall prosperous during the 18th and 19th centuries.
Today, this charming town is a hit with tourists and at the centre of life in the area with events and festivities throughout the year. There are also tea shops, independent traders and local crafts.
The highlight of the Tavistock calendar is the annual Goose Fair held every October, with stalls, food, drink, rides games and entertainment, it attracts thousands of visitors to the town.
The Wharf is a live entertainment venue that includes cinema evenings, a café and bar. If you love the great outdoors there is a trout fishery, parks, walking trails and riding centres. If you prefer your entertainment a little more flavoursome, we can recommend the Stannery Brewing Company and Tap Room. Foodies can also enjoy the weekly market showcasing the best local producers.
There is also a cricket club, rugby club, athletics club and tennis club. Phew!
Situated on the A386 a few miles north of Plymouth, Tavistock is an hour from the nearest motorway (M5). It is a short drive to the coast and the nearest major airport is Exeter International. At one time Tavistock boasted two train stations, today the nearest station is 3.86 miles away in Gunnislake, 3.86 miles.