Explore Cornwall by train

Glorious beaches, estuaries, wooded valleys – soak up the views on your way to favourite coastal destinations.

The St Ives Bay Line

St Erth to St Ives

The views from the train window are spectacular as the line sweeps along the coast, past the golden sands of Hayle Towans and Carbis Bay. On arrival in St Ives, hit the beach or explore independent shops and art galleries including Tate St Ives. Read more.

The Maritime Line

Truro to Falmouth

From the cathedral city of Truro – home to the Royal Cornwall Museum and Lemon Street’s splendid Georgian architecture – take the train to Falmouth and visit its excellent beaches, public gardens, picturesque shopping streets and magnificent natural harbour. Read more.

The Looe Valley Line

Liskeard to Looe

Take the train through winding wooded valleys, and at low tide, look out the window for wading birds on the river such as Litte egrets, Grey herons, Oystercatchers and Curlews. In Looe, visit the beach or explore the narrow streets full of lovely independent shops and pubs. Read more.

The Atlantic Coast Line

Par to Newquay

Ride through the beautiful wooded Luxulyan Valley, and on across Goss Moor with distant views of the white lunar landscape of the Cornish China Clay industry. Then enjoy the coastal resort of Newquay, acknowledged as one of the finest stretches of coastline in Europe. Read more.

Don’t forget to explore our Devon lines too.