Explore Cornwall by Train: Liskeard to Looe

East Looe Beach, Looe

Liskeard is a wonderful base to explore Cornwall from with access to both countryside, the town and the railway line. It is located on the edge of Bodmin Moor and was once an old Market town. Nearby there is the opportunity for water sports at Siblyback Lake and Country Park or you can learn about the history of the town at the Liskeard Museum or Stuart House. From the town of Liskeard it is around a fifteen minute walk to the station. 

The journey from Liskeard to the seaside destination of Looe takes just thirty minutes with estuary and woodland views to be enjoyed throughout. Trains are fairly frequent throughout the day but be sure to check the train schedule here. During the final approach to Looe it is a spectacular stretch of railway offering magnificent sites of the sea. For more information, click here.

Once you have reached the fishing port town of Looe, you can wander around the bustling town that keeps visitors entertained year round. The main beach, East Looe Beach, is easily accessible just a short walk from the centre of town, it is a beautiful place to watch the sea or if it’s a family trip building a sand castle is a must! Alternatively you can take a trip out to Looe Island where you’ll find a large grey seal population and lots of other wildlife. Looe is also famous for its food so be sure to experience the number of award winning eateries whether that be the classic fish and chips or a more gourmet menu before you get your train back to Liskeard.