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Exmouth’s dinosaur trail

Head to Exmouth by train to search out 17 life-size dinosaurs on the town’s newly launched Dinosaur Safari trail. Step back in time 250 million years in just 25 minutes from Exeter Central (EX4 3SB) or half an hour from Exeter St Davids (EX4 4NT). The trail starts 250 feet from Exmouth station (so keep […]

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North Devon Show by train

The North Devon Show celebrates its 50th anniversary this year – head there by train on the Tarka Line to be part of it. The Show takes place on Wednesday 3rd August 2016, and has something for everyone – from horses to monster trucks, alpacas to flower arranging. There will be shuttle buses from Umberleigh […]

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The Man Engine visits Liskeard

The Man Engine – a giant mechanical puppet, taller than two double decker buses – will be visiting Liskeard on Tuesday 26th July. Hop on the Looe Valley Line to go and see it. There will be a variety of events in and around The Parade in Liskeard from 11am until 4pm. Local musicians including […]

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The Man Engine visits the Tamar Valley

The Man Engine – a giant mechanical puppet, taller than two double decker buses – will be visiting the Tamar Valley on Monday 25th July. It’s easy to get there and see it by train. From Plymouth, catch the 10.54 to Gunnislake on the scenic Tamar Valley Line (arrives 11.40). The Off-Peak Day Return fare […]

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Plymouth-Calstock by boat and train

Looking for a lovely day out? Take a boat cruise from Plymouth Barbican to Calstock, explore the beautiful Tamar Valley and return by train on the scenic Tamar Valley Line. The cruise Set sail with Plymouth Boat Trips across Plymouth Sound and up the River Tamar to the Cornish village of Calstock. Leaving the city […]

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Food Fair on Exeter’s Cathedral Green

Head to Exeter Central by train on Tuesday 19th July and let your nose guide you to Cathedral Green. You’ll find 70 of the West Country’s finest food and drink purveyors, gathered to celebrate 25 years of success for Taste of the West. Find out more.

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Top 5 summer events in Falmouth

There’s lots on in Falmouth this summer, and you can beat the traffic by going by train. Fares are great value, like £8 Off-Peak Day Return from St Ives (look up train times). Try our top five tips below or head over to Falmouth.co.uk for their full summer listings. Enjoy! Look up train times

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Song inspired by the Tamar Valley Line

Children from Calstock school were at Plymouth station on Thursday 9th June to launch a new song which they co-wrote with College Road Primary School in Keyham. The song ‘Watching the World go by’ was written after the children took a trip on the beautiful Tamar Valley Line and wrote down all they could see […]

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Magnificent Music Machines at St Keyne station re-opens for summer 2016

You can travel in the footsteps of Paul Merton this summer and visit the Magnificent Music Machines at St Keyne station. Run by Paul Corin, who is a mine of information on all things Wurlitzer and pianolas, the museum is a must for enthusiasts. Open Sundays to Thursdays from 11am until 4pm from 29th May […]

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21st Birthday celebration at Digby and Sowton Station

Digby & Sowton station’s 21st birthday on Monday 23 May was celebrated in style with a giant birthday cake cut by Cllr Andrew Leadbetter, Devon County Council Cabinet Member for Economy and Transport in an event at the station, which is on the Exeter – Exmouth “Avocet Line”. Present to help with the celebrations (and […]

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