Bere Alston

Bere Alston

Tamar Valley Line

Bere Alston station on the Bere Peninsula in the beautiful Tamar Valley is the starting point for some great walks.

How to visit by train

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.

Coming by train

Bere Alston station is on the Tamar Valley Line. This begins at Plymouth.

23 minutes from Plymouth
18 minutes from Bere Alston

The village is around 10 minutes walk from the station.

Buying Tickets to Bere Alston

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Tamar Valley Line

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