Visit the story parcel depot at Bere Ferrers railway station this half term

23rd October, 2017

Visit the story parcel depot at Bere Ferrers railway station this half term

Bere Ferrers station on the scenic Tamar Valley Line is playing host to a series of creative events for children and adults alike this half term. Poet and author Sally Crabtree has dreamt up the idea of a Story Parcel Depot and an old railway carriage at the Tamar Belle Heritage centre will be the […]

20th October, 2017

Head to Falmouth for haunted castle tours

Just a five-minute walk from Falmouth Docks station (see Google Map), Pendennis Castle has a pair of Fright Night Halloween Tours coming up this half-term. On Thursday and Friday evening (26/27 October) English Heritage promises “an after-hours journey back into the castle’s creepy past. Meet our spine-tingling storytellers and discover tales of ghostly apparitions, dastardly […]

17th October, 2017

Visit Looe by train

Your guide to a great value day out from Plymouth to Looe by train. Looe is a picturesque family-friendly destination that’s full of character: Both photos above: Ian Lee (Creative Commons license) Wander its maze of narrow streets: Photo: Matty Ring (Creative Commons license) Go for a paddle on the beach: Take a walk on […]

12th October, 2017

Falmouth Oyster Festival by train

Hop on the train this weekend and head to the Falmouth Oyster Festival (Thursday 12th to Saturday 15th October). The festival is held at Events Square, next to the National Maritime Museum, just a five-minute walk from Falmouth Town station (map). The line-up features cookery demonstrations, live music, food stalls, arts and crafts, Working Boat […]

11th October, 2017

Tarka Trail from Barnstaple

Feel like some fresh air? Take a trip on the Tarka Line and hire bikes at Barnstaple station to explore the Tarka Trail. Hop on the train from Exeter Central (EX4 3SB) or Exeter St Davids (EX4 4NT) and take the scenic train journey through the Devon countryside to Barnstaple. You’ll be there in an […]