Arts, culture and heritage
Travel from mainline stations in Cornwall/Plymouth included
Visit the Bodmin & Wenford steam railway from any mainline station in Cornwall or Plymouth and get your train travel and steam ticket for just £13 per adult. There are also deals from Devon stations and for kids. Read more.
The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art gallery – which is free to enter – gives a fascinating insight into Devon and Exeter’s rich history and international links. It’s a just a few paces from Exeter Central station. Read more.
Tate St Ives
Just metres from the beach, the Tate St Ives art gallery exhibits work by modern British artists. It also has a cafe that prides itself on serving premium Cornish produce and that offers glorious sea views. Read more.
Enjoy the easy walk (get directions) from Calstock station and explore this Tudor mansion owned by the National Trust. Have lunch in The Barn restaurant, or explore the gardens, woodland, quay and working mill. Read more.
Looe Music Festival
Held in September each year, enjoy three days of music and arts, with 90 bands spread across five stages. Looe Music Festival is a summer festival in a magical Cornish location. Read more.
Close to Torquay station, visit Torre Abbey and discover the lives of medieval monks, explore the art collection or relax in the tranquil gardens. The Abbey also holds contemporary arts events. Read more.