Bere Alston station on the Bere Peninsula in the beautiful Tamar Valley is the starting point for some great walks.
The village is around ten minutes walk from the station. It’s uphill, but a steady climb and not particularly steep. Turn left as you leave the station approach and follow the road. As you get to the village centre, you’ll see Bere Alston’s pub, the Edgcumbe Hotel which is on the Tamar Valley Line Rail Ale Trail.
There is a bus service between Bere Alston village and Tavistock which runs approximately hourly until 18 00 or so, Mondays to Saturday. No buses on Sunday. A couple of these buses serve the station (mainly at commuting time). The buses are run by Stagecoach – see timetables.
The flower tubs on the disused platform at Bere Alston station are looked after by the local Scouts.
With two pubs, lots of events throughout the year and some lovely local walks, Calstock makes a great day out.
This sleepy village by the banks of the River Tavy actually has loads going on with a great local pub, and festivals and events throughout the year.
Home to the Tamar Valley Centre, rural walks and three pubs on the Tamar Valley Rail Ale Trail.