Some of Britain's most scenic railways

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

Visit 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.

  • Beaches by train

    Devon and Cornwall are famed for their beaches. 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. Sample real ales and great food along your chosen line. You can even win a T-shirt!

  • Foodie Guides

    Read our top tips for scrumptious cafes, delis and purveyors of top quality local produce - all located near branch line stations.

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

  • 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.