april, 2019

13aprAll DayThe Springtime Cornishman - Confirmed timingsA journey to and across the West Country to far-flung Penzance

Springtime Cornishman to Cormwall form the midlands

Event Details

Picking up from Warwickshire, Oxfordshire and GWR stations we head to Cornwall with a journey through some of England’s most attractive scenery on this Saturday excursion. From Bristol we travel right across Somerset into Devon, down the Culm Valley into the Exe Estuary and along the Dawlish sea wall, over the steep gradients of South Devon to Plymouth and across the Tamar on Brunel’s masterpiece, the Royal Albert Bridge, into Cornwall for the following options:

Option A – Par (1200/1645) change here for the Newquay Branch Line (fare payable locally on the day)

Option B – Visit the Eden Project alighting at Par – Supplement £20 Adult £14 Junior

Option C – Visit the Lost Gardens of Heligan alighting at Par – Supplement £20 Adult £14 Junior

Option D – Truro (1220/1610)

Option ESt Erth (1250/1545) change here for the branchline to St Ives – Pay fare locally on the day

Option F – Explore Penzance (1305/1535) or perhaps visit the GWR Open Day at Long Rock Depot – Tickets must be booked in advance via the Billetto website. We understand there will be a bus shuttle between the railway station and depot. 


Table for Two seats are available at a supplement of £35 per person in First Class, First Class Plus and Premier Dining

Motive power is expected to be a D.R.S. Class 68 diesel and Class 88 electro-diesel operating in multiple.

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