The most scenic railways in Britain

Explore Devon and Cornwall by train and enjoy stunning coastal views, rolling green countryside, heavily wooded valleys and fine river crossings.

Our branch lines will take you to picturesque villages, fabulous beaches, historic market towns and bustling cities. Forget the hassles of taking the car and concentrate on exploring to your heart’s content.

Summer Highlights
  • Glorious beaches

    Devon and Cornwall are famed for their beaches, and you can reach some of the best of them by train. Take your pick with our at-a-glance guide:

  • Rail Ale Trails

    Enjoy a fine pub? Try our seven Rail Ale Trails. Hop on and off to sample real ales and great food along the line. You can even win a T-shirt!

  • Festivals and events

    Our destinations come alive each summer with events for all the family. Check out what’s coming up in our news section:

Great Days Out

Walks from the railway

From short strolls to longer rambles, we’ve got maps and directions aplenty for walks starting or finishing at many of our stations.


 

Plan Ahead

Train times and prices

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  • Soak up the culture

    With two World Heritage Sites, two National Parks, ancestral homes, castles and festivals, Devon and Cornwall have a rich cultural heritage.

  • Great shopping

    Whether you like exploring hidden back street gems, or hitting the high street brands, our destinations offer it all.

  • On your bike

    Enjoy estuary views by bike on the glorious Tarka Trail, starting from Barnstaple station. Hire a bike or bring your own.