5th March, 2020

Daffodil and history walk – Thursday 12th March

Join local historian and walks leader Clive Charlton for a free 5-mile walk around the Bere Peninsula exploring sites of mining and historical interest as well as opportunities for daffodil spotting.

How to book
The walk is free but booking is essential as numbers are limited. Call the Tamar Valley Centre on 01822 835030 or email enquiries@tamarvalley.org.uk.

Where to meet
Meet at Bere Alston railway station at 10 45 on Thursday 12th March 2020. If coming from Plymouth, catch the train from Plymouth station at 10 22, arriving Bere Alston 10 45. An adult Off-Peak Day Return costs £5.30 and can be bought on the day at the station. You will be back at Bere Alston in time to catch the 15 35 departure, arriving Plymouth 16 01.

What to bring
The walk will be off-road and will include some steep and muddy sections, so please dress accordingly. Well behaved dogs on leads only please. Please bring a drink and lunch.

More to explore

Every weekday morning next week (Monday 9th to Friday 13th March), look out for volunteers handing out free daffodils on board the 10 22 train from Plymouth into the Tamar Valley to publicise the Heralds of Spring events programme. It includes:

  • Cotehele Daffodil Festival (Sat 14 – Sun 22 March)
  • Bere Ferrers Spring Flower Show (Sat 28 March)
  • ‘Drawn to the Valley’ Spring Exhibition (Sat 28 March – Sun 5 April)

Read full details of events

Heralds of Spring - Celebrating our local daffodils