Top things to do

Historic Building in Oatlands

Callington Mill

Spinning above the Oatlands rooftops, the Callington Mill was built in 1837 and ground flour until 1891. After decades of neglect, with the innards collecting pigeon poo and the stonework crumbling, it's been fully …
Cafe in Oatlands

Feisty Hen Pantry Cafe

How sweet! This diminutive stone cottage out the back of Oatlands Lodge B&B houses a European-style deli-cafe, serving all-day breakfasts, afternoon Devonshire teas, toasted sandwiches, slabs of quiche and slice…
Cafe in Oatlands

Pancake & Crepe Shop

Seafood crêpes, hot soup, scones, tea and decent coffee – an ideal little Midlands pit stop if ever there was one. Add to the equation a charming 1850s sandstone shop front, and you need look no further for lunch.
Lake in Oatlands

Lake Dulverton

Behind Oatlands' main street, discover this large lake crossed by a couple of weirs and dotted with Mary's Island in its centre. If it's been wet the lake fills to brimming; at other times (eg 1993 to 2010), it's bo…
Bakery in Oatlands

TKO Bakery Cafe

Hanging off the side of the old Kentish Hotel, TKO delivers total-knockout steak sandwiches, steak-and-bacon pies, soups and scallop pies (either curried or creamy). The TKO Burger features beef, bacon, egg, beetroo…
Museum in Oatlands

History Room

At the northern end of town, fronted by bright-orange daisy blooms, this old garage is full of photos, relics, bootmaking and sewing equipment, and sundry historical knick-knacks. It’s run by volunteers, so hours ma…