Walks from the railway

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Explore the best of Devon and Cornwall with our self-guided walks.

Take a scenic train trip, then enjoy the fresh air with our free route guides.

Young couple on the walk from Calstock to Cotehele National Trust with Calstock Viaduct in background
Calstock - Cotehele
Family walking the South West Coast Path between Looe and Polperro
Looe - Polperro
Train departing Dawlish station for Teignmouth with sea to the right
Dawlish

Tips

Please remember all public rights of way cross private land, so keep to paths and keep dogs on leads.

Occasionally short term work may mean diversions are put in place, follow local signs if necessary.

The maps in our route packs are intended as a guide only; it is always advisable to carry the relevant OS Map with you whilst out walking.
Coastal walks
Coastal path between Looe and Polperro
The South West Coast Path website offers free directions and maps for walks starting at these stations: Penzance, St Ives, Falmouth, Newquay, Looe, Paignton, Torquay, Torre, Teignmouth, Dawlish, Dawlish Warren, Starcross, Exmouth, Barnstaple.
Walks leaflets
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Get directions for walks from stations on the Avocet Line (Exeter-Exmouth) and Riviera Line (Exeter-Paignton) in our free PDF leaflets. Download Avocet Ambles, Avocet Ambles 2, Avocet Ambles 3 and Walks from the Riviera Line.
Books
Tarka Line Walks
£9.99
60 glorious Mid-Devon walks from the wayside stations of the scenic Tarka Line.
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Rambles from the Railway
£4.50
9 self-guided walks from stations along the scenic Looe Valley Line.
Trails from the Track
£2.50
Nine walks from the Maritime Line (Truro-Falmouth) on individual cards.
Moor to Sea
£5.00
Scenic walks in the Plymouth area – including on the Tamar Valley Line.