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Bere Alston

National Rail | station code BAS

Devon Offers & Links

Trains from Plymouth reverse at Bere Alston before continuing to Calstock and Gunnislake. The disused line beyond Bere Alston continued to Tavistock and there are plans to reopen this line.

Holiday Cottages in Devon

If you plan to book a self-catering cottage in the countryside or a small village check the location carefully and remember to plan your grocery shopping.

Devon Devon National Trust Holidays

Bere Alston map

Morwellham Quay by bus

An award-winning living history museum and part of a World Heritage site. The historic port on the River Tamar features a Victorian village, copper mine, narrow-gauge mine railway, pottery, farm animals, nature reserve and woodland walks. Costumes to try on. Children's play area. Ship Inn Restaurant and tearoom. Tel. 01822 832766.
Open Daily 1000-1700 (closes 1730 Jun-Aug, 1600 Nov-Feb).
Bus 87/87A from Pounds Park Road (½ mile from station) to Morwellham Quay turning along a straight stretch of road, there is no marked bus stop, watch for the Morwellham Quay signpost (if missed, alight Rock Cottage a little further on, also with a signpost). Then 1 mile walk (1¼ miles from Rock Cottage) downhill, allow extra time to walk uphill on the way back. M-S every 1-1½ hours, 10 minutes journey. Some return journeys continue to the station. Operated by Target Travel.

Morwellham Quay map

Explorer Map 108 Lower Tamar Valley & Plymouth

Explorer Map OL20 South Devon

Explorer Map OL28 Dartmoor

Rough Guide to Devon and Cornwall

Pathfinder Guide South Devon