Enjoy the beautiful daffodils of the Tamar Valley at Bere Ferrers Spring Flower Show and Craft Fair

15th March, 2022

Enjoy the beautiful daffodils of the Tamar Valley at Bere Ferrers Spring Flower Show and Craft Fair

Update: Unfortunately, the craft fair has been postponed. The flower show and guided walk will go on as planned. Hop on the train from Plymouth to Bere Ferrers on Saturday 26th March to enjoy the spring colours of the Tamar Valley and a triple bill in this picturesque village: Art & Craft Fair (Bere Ferrers […]

21st July, 2020

‘Bee Alston’ station a hive of activity for a day

A day in the life of a community rail officer is never dull but for Rebecca Catterall of the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership, donning a bee keeping suit in the line of duty was one she never dreamed would happen. The Partnership has been working with Bere Alston Scouts for a couple of years […]

20th June, 2020

10 great pasty shops in Cornwall

Cornwall is synonymous with rugged coastlines, mining, beautiful beaches and the iconic Cornish pasty. Even during lockdown, businesses have continued to provide pasties by post to satisfy the demand from the public, so we decided to ask local people through our Facebook page which of the many local bakeries in Cornwall is their favourite. These […]

26th September, 2019

Apples galore at Bere Apple Fest on the scenic Tamar Valley Line

Residents in Plymouth are being encouraged to take the train from Plymouth to Bere Ferrers in the Tamar Valley on Saturday 5 October for the annual Bere Apple Fest. The festival is held in the centre of the picturesque riverside village of Bere Ferrers and will run from 13 00 until 17 00. It will […]

23rd July, 2019

5 reasons to visit Newquay this summer

Newquay is famous for its stunning coastline and beautiful beaches, here are 5 great reasons for taking a train trip to Cornwall’s favourite resort this summer. 1. Beaches – Newquay is blessed with miles of golden sands and beaches to suit all needs be that surfing or rock pooling. Towan Beach is easily accessible from […]

10th June, 2019

New tile artwork unveiled at Gunnislake station

A series of new decorative tiles adorning the walls of Gunnislake station were unveiled in a special event on Thursday 6th June. The artwork tiles have been commissioned by the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership and the date coincides with the 25th anniversary of the station opening on its present site in 1994.  The original […]

23rd January, 2019

Top 5 places for a cosy meal on Devon and Cornwall’s branch lines

Here are five of our favourite warm and toasty haunts that you can visit by train, safe in the knowledge that you can also have a tipple without needing to drive. 1. The Olde Plough Inn, Bere Ferrers Set in the riverside village of Bere Ferrers, just a short trip from Plymouth on the Tamar […]

23rd January, 2019

Celebrate Burns’ Night in Calstock

Calstock Arts is a community arts centre, located in a beautifully converted chapel on the banks of the river Tamar. The venue is easily accessible by train on the Tamar Valley Line, and hosts a wide range of events throughout the year and this Friday is no exception when you can banish the winter blues […]

12th November, 2018

The Munchtime Express is back

The ever popular Munchtime Express event is back for 2018 and we still have a few places left. The event is a chance to enjoy a journey on the beautiful Looe Valley Line whilst being treated to a free taster lunch courtesy of a local restaurant. Trains leave Looe at 12 48 and travel up to Liskeard and back, arriving […]

14th August, 2018

Visit Liskeard Ploughman’s Festival by train this Saturday 18 August 2018

Saturday 18th August sees the return of the annual Ploughman’s Festival in Liskeard. This free event is a celebration of local food, beer and music and is suitable for all the family. The day kicks off at 10 00 with a colourful street market on the Parade in the centre of Liskeard featuring local cheeses, […]