Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival – visit by train

13th June, 2022

Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival – visit by train

Hop on the train to Falmouth this weekend for the return of the International Sea Shanty Festival – the largest nautical music song festival in Europe!   Whats On From Friday 17th – Sunday 19th June, explore the best of Falmouth at this free event. A great food and drink scene, an arts and craft […]

9th May, 2022

St Ives Food & Drink Festival – visit by train

Hop on the train to St Ives this weekend for the return of the much-anticipated Food and Drink Festival. Enjoy stunning coastal views on the St Ives Bay Line and arrive right next to Porthminster Beach where the festival is held. Perfect!   What’s On From the 13th – 15th of May, at this free […]

5th April, 2022

Nature Trails and Easter Egg Hunts at Cotehele

Enjoy exciting nature-inspired activities for the whole family at Cotehele this Easter. What’s on Hop on the train and explore the stunning grounds of Cotehele National Trust this Easter holidays! Treat your little ones to a nature-inspired trail across the gardens, complete with a chocolate egg hunt. 9th – 24th April 2022. Open 10am – […]

5th April, 2022

Easter at the National Maritime Museum – go by train

Hop on the train to Falmouth this Easter holidays and meet Detritus of the Deep and the Washed-up Mermaid at Falmouth’s National Maritime Museum. They’re here to ask a very important question – how can we help them save our oceans? What’s on Detritus of the Deep and the Washed-Up Mermaid Mon – Fri | […]

30th March, 2022

Rescue Dog Rally and Fun Day In Calstock

Hop on the train to Calstock this weekend and show your support for the fantastic work carried out by East Pelion Animal Welfare Charity, kindly hosted by The Tamar Inn. Your reminder that dogs are allowed on the train, up to two per person, on a lead. So why not take your four legged friends! […]

21st January, 2022

4 great Dartmoor pubs on the Granite Way

Highwayman Inn (Julie Mac, Creative Commons) Hop on the train to Okehampton, then explore the Granite Way to Lydford and treat yourself to a cosy pub lunch along the way – including at “Britain’s most unusual inn”. Advance notice: Engineering works mean buses replace trains 19-27 Feb and 25 April to 9 May on the […]

12th January, 2022

Walks from the railway – Looe station to Hannafore Beach

Enjoy this short walk (1 mile each way) from Looe station, with some great views of Looe Island (watch our sneak preview on YouTube). Hannafore beach is great for exploring rock pools at low tide (see tide times). Dogs are allowed all year. If you’re feeling adventurous you can extend the walk along the South […]

8th December, 2021

Cotehele’s Christmas garland

Step back in time to see Cotehele’s famous Christmas garland and discover how this festive tradition came to be. Get there by train on the scenic Tamar Valley line and enjoy a crisp riverside walk to Cotehele and around the stunning estate. The garland can be viewed at Cotehele each day until the 2nd of […]