9th January, 2018

Seven top Devon & Cornwall destinations to visit by train from Birmingham in 2018

7 top Devon and Cornwall destinations to visit by train in 2018

7 top Devon and Cornwall destinations to visit by train in 2018

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Arrive on the glorious St Ives Bay Line as the train hugs the coast, then explore the golden sandy beaches, cobbled streets, art galleries and top restaurants. A real treat. More.

6hrs 15 from BIRMINGHAM
(includes change on to GWR services)

6hrs 15 from BIRMINGHAM
(includes change on to GWR services)

Explore Falmouth's harbour, beaches, art galleries, maritime heritage and more. Take a boat trip on the Fal River, or try your hand at kayaking or windsurfing. More.

6hrs from BIRMINGHAM
(includes change on to GWR services)

6hrs from BIRMINGHAM
(includes change on to GWR services)

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Fantastic beaches, great restaurants and top-class surfing mean that Newquay has something for everyone. The railway station will bring you right into the heart of the town. More.

5hrs 45 from BIRMINGHAM
(outside of high summer includes change on to GWR services)

5hrs 45 from BIRMINGHAM
(outside of high summer includes change on to GWR services)

Looe's charms include its picturesque harbour and beach, restaurants that specialise in fresh local ingredients, and its maze of narrow streets full of small independent shops. Arrive on the scenic Looe Valley Line. More.

5hrs from BIRMINGHAM
(includes change on to GWR services)

5hrs from BIRMINGHAM
(includes change on to GWR services)

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Wander the boutiques, restaurants and cobbled streets of the Barbican and soak up the city's proud place in world history. Take in the same views as Sir Francis Drake as he looked out from Plymouth Hoe on to the Armada. More.

3hrs 30 from BIRMINGHAM

3hrs 30 from BIRMINGHAM

Torquay's iconic palm trees, busy harbour and international marina make it a firm favourite. Enjoy relaxing walks along the promenade and pier, or explore the South West Coast Path for majestic views. More.

3hrs 15 from BIRMINGHAM

3hrs 15 from BIRMINGHAM

The oldest seaside town in Devon, Exmouth is home to two miles of glorious sandy beach. Arrive by train on the Avocet Line which runs alongside the Exe Estuary offering great views. Then walk the South West Coast Path taking in the distinctive red sandstone cliffs. More.

3hrs 15 from BIRMINGHAM
(includes change on to GWR services)

3hrs 15 from BIRMINGHAM
(includes change on to GWR services)

This information campaign has been supported by the CrossCountry Community Engagement Fund.