Exeter Christmas Market by train

16th November, 2016

Exeter Christmas Market by train

Exeter Christmas Market starts this Saturday (19th November). Forget traffic and parking – take the train direct from Exmouth to Exeter Central and enjoy. The market – which is going ahead despite the recent fire at the Royal Clarence Hotel – is made up of more than 80 wooden chalets on Cathedral Green, offering continental […]

16th November, 2016

Cotehele Christmas garland

Combine a visit to see Cotehele’s Christmas garland with a scenic train trip and riverside walk. This year is the 60th anniversary of the famous garland, which features 31,200 flowers and is 60 feet long. It is available to view from 11 until 4 each day until 31 December (closed 25 – 26 December). Admission […]

15th November, 2016

Avocet Ambles 3

Fancy a walk from the railway? With the new Avocet Ambles leaflet, hop off at Topsham, Digby & Sowton or Newcourt and enjoy an autumnal stroll. Avocet Ambles 3 is the latest in a series of leaflets featuring walks from stations along the Exeter-Exmouth line. As well as the downloadable version, you can also pick […]

14th November, 2016

Tamar Valley health walks

Hop on the train and enjoy a scenic health walk in the Tamar Valley. The Tamar Valley AONB runs a great programme of free health walks every week – see their Wednesday programme and Thursday programme. Some of the walks link up with trains from/to Plymouth. For example: Thursday 17th November 2016 Drakewalls to Calstock […]

10th November, 2016

Barnstaple Christmas lights switch-on

Visit Barnstaple by train on Saturday 19th November for the big Christmas lights switch-on. With the special offer from Exeter, Crediton and branch line stations, Day Return tickets are just half price (read more). The lights will be switched on at 6pm by a group of ‘community heroes’ nominated by local residents. This will be […]