Arts, culture and heritage


With two World Heritage Sites, two National Parks, ancestral homes, castles and more, Devon and Cornwall have a rich cultural heritage that still lives and breathes today. Experience it by train.

Inclusive steam railway ticket

Travel from mainline stations in Cornwall/Plymouth included

Visit the Bodmin & Wenford steam railway from any mainline station in Cornwall or Plymouth and get your train travel and steam ticket for just £13 per adult. There are also deals from Devon stations and for kids. Read more.


Exeter Central on the Tarka Line, Riviera Line and Avocet Line

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art gallery – which is free to enter – gives a fascinating insight into Devon and Exeter’s rich history and international links. It’s a just a few paces from Exeter Central station. Read more.

Tate St Ives

St Ives on the St Ives Bay Line

Just metres from the beach, the Tate St Ives art gallery exhibits work by modern British artists. It also has a cafe that prides itself on serving premium Cornish produce and that offers glorious sea views. Read more.


Calstock on the Tamar Valley Line

Enjoy the easy walk (get directions) from Calstock station and explore this Tudor mansion owned by the National Trust. Have lunch in The Barn restaurant, or explore the gardens, woodland, quay and working mill. Read more.

Torre Abbey

Torquay on the Riviera Line

Close to Torquay station, visit Torre Abbey and discover the lives of medieval monks, explore the art collection or relax in the tranquil gardens. The Abbey also holds contemporary arts events. Read more.

Immerse yourself in art

in St Ives