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Explore the riverside village of Calstock. Great pubs & walks.
Liskeard - Looe
Enjoy great estuary views and Looe’s harbour and beach.
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One of Britain's most scenic railways. Amazing views.
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Visit Falmouth’s harbour, beaches, castles and shops.
Par - Newquay
Arrive in the heart of Newquay ready to hit the beach.
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Exeter - Barnstaple
Take in the countryside views and explore North Devon.
Exeter - Paignton
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Journey along the Exe Estuary to Topsham and Exmouth.
Exeter St Davids - Axminster
Visit Honiton and Axminster with countryside views.
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Julie Walters takes a trip on one of the country’s most scenic branch lines when she visits St Ives as part of her ‘Coastal Railways’ series on Channel 4 this Sunday (8pm).
She also visits Paignton, Kingswear, Polperro and Penzance – read a full preview on the Radio Times website. You can catch up on previous episodes on the Coastal Railways webpage.
Fancy a trip yourself?
Look up train times or read our guide to the St Ives Bay Line.
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