Truro Victorian market

13th December, 2016

Truro Victorian market

Hop on the train to Truro this week for a Victorian Christmas extravaganza. Explore 70 stalls in a giant heated marquee at Lemon Quay Piazza, with exhibitors in full period costume. From delicious cheeses and meats, to liqueurs, chocolates, arts and crafts, there’s something for every Christmas stocking. Local choirs will be performing to regale […]

9th December, 2016

6 ways to save on local rail fares

1. Devon & Cornwall Railcard For just £10 per year, this card gives Devon and Cornwall residents a third off most Standard Off-Peak tickets for you and a friend when travelling in the two counties. If you like local day trips, it’s a winner! Find out more. 2. Off-Peak Day Returns If you’re setting off […]

8th December, 2016

Viking weekend in Falmouth

Take the train to Falmouth this weekend for the National Maritime Museum’s Supersized Viking Weekend. There’s lots to see and do throughout each day, including meeting real Vikings, a Beowulf puppet show, Nordic winter crafts, and a Christmas-themed Viking bear hunt. See the full event preview to find out what’s happening when. It all takes […]

7th December, 2016

Beauty and the Beast

Take the train to see “Beauty and the Beast” at the Exeter Corn Exchange. The classic fairytale romance is filled with unmissable magic and hilarious comedy characters. Exeter’s premiere professional panto offers glittering sets, wonderful singing and lots of silly slapstick. With a cast packed with top West End performers and some some familiar favourites, […]

7th December, 2016

Falmouth Live Nativity

Take the train to Falmouth this Sunday (11th December 2016) for a nativity like no other – donkeys, sheep and alpacas included! Now in its fifth year, the Live Nativity (which is free to attend) features carol singing, costumes, live animals and a procession through the town acting out the Christmas story. The afternoon begins […]

6th December, 2016

Carols at Cotehele

Take a scenic train trip to Calstock, then enjoy a riverside walk to Cotehele to see its Christmas garland to the sound of carols – the perfect day out! There are carols every day until Christmas (see a list of which choir is singing each day). Getting there by train Catch the 10 54 train […]

6th December, 2016

Liskeard Vintage Fayre

Hop on the train this Friday (9th December 2016) for the Liskeard Vintage Fayre, now in its fifth year. The Fayre takes place in the Public Hall (less than 20 minutes’ walk from Liskeard station – see map) and runs from 4-8pm. 24 vintage and artisan stalls selling everything from clothing, jewellery, glassware and furniture […]

5th December, 2016

Barnstaple Christmas Fayre and Carol Service

Visit Barnstaple by train this Thursday evening (8th December 2016) for carols and locally produced gifts and food. Held at the Pannier Market (less than 15 minutes’ walk from Barnstaple station – see map), the carol service begins at 6.30pm. You can then enjoy browsing dozens of Christmas-themed stalls offering gifts, arts and crafts, or […]

5th December, 2016

Truro’s BIG Christmas Sing

Fancy carol-singing alongside a thousand people? Hop on the train to Truro and be part of it. Truro Cathedral is welcoming the public to join its ‘BIG Sing’ at 7.30pm on Friday 9th December. As well as the congregational carol singing, also performing will be Four Lanes Male Choir, Fore Street Methodist Church Gospel Choir […]

2nd December, 2016

Tamar Valley Line book giveaway

Festive giveaway! The Time Travelling Train is a beautifully illustrated, funny and educational book for ages 7+ about the history of the Tamar Valley Line (Plymouth-Gunnislake). We’ve got 25 copies to give away to our Facebook fans. The first 25 people to fill in the form will receive a copy by post. Sorry! All the […]