PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN THE TAMAR VALLEY]
Gunnislake is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the AONB website has helpful information about getting to and around the Tamar Valley.

 http://www.tamarvalley.org.uk/explore/visiting-the-tamar-valley/publictransport/

PLYMOUTH BUS COMPANY
The 79 bus comes through Gunnislake linking Callington and Tavistock.  The bus stops are on Fore Street outside/opposite the Cornish pub.

Check out the timetable with:  www.plymouthbus.co.uk/timetables/7979a79b 

or contact the Information Hotline : 01752 662271 (08:00 – 16:30 Monday to Thursday 08:00 – 16:00 Fridays)


NEAREST RAILWAY STATION
GWR run a beautiful branch line from Plymouth right to our village with the station at the top of Sandhill.  Car parking available.  No other facilities apart from shelters, benches and an information booth.  There is a bus stop on the opposite side of the road.  The borders and planters are maintained by local volunteers, Friends of Gunnislake Station.

 

 

www.gwr.com

or have a look at the Devon and Cornwall Rail Partnership website for more useful information:

 www.dcrp.org.uk/lines/tamar-valley-line

or this link

  www.greatscenicrailways.co.uk/tamar-valley-line


TAMAR VALLEY COMMUNITY BUS
This is a service run by volunteers that serves Calstock parish, including Gunnislake, with a regular timetable and monthly outings to Callington, Trago Mills and Truro.

 www.facebook.com/groups/TamarValleyCommunityBus/

 

TAMAR VALLEY COMMUNITY BUS

Bus trips and outings for ALL AGES

July – Booking opens Wednesday 13 June

Date Destination Cost plus cost of entry Depart Home
Mon 2nd U3A Callington £3:00 9:30 12:30
Thur 5th Callington / Library* £3:00 1:30 3:30
Mon 9th Friendship Club
Tues 10th Trago Mills Liskeard*** £5.00 10.00 4.00
Mon 16th Truro*** £8.00 9:30 5:00
Tues 17th Totnes £8:00 9:30 5:00
Mon 23rd Cockington Forge £6:00 9:30 5:00
Tues 24th Bigbury £6:00 9:30 5:00
Thur 26th Callington / Library* £3:00 1:30 3:30
Mon 30th Dawlish £6:00 9:30 5:00
Tues 31st Pub lunch £5:00 11:00 4:00

August – Booking opens Wednesday 11 July

Date Destination Cost plus cost of entry Depart Home
Mon 6th U3A Callington £3:00 9:30 12:30
Tues 7th Afternoon Tea £5:00 1:30 4:00
Mon 13th Friendship Club
Tues 14th Trago Mills Liskeard*** £5.00 10.00 4.00
Thur 16th Callington / Library* £3:00 1:30 3:30
Mon 20th Truro*** £8.00 9:30 5:00
Tues 21st St Mawes £6:00 9:30 5:00
Mon 27th
Tue 28th Pub lunch £5:00 11:00 4:00
Thur 30th Callington / Library* £3:00 1:30 3:30

September – Booking opens Wednesday 8 August

Date Destination Cost plus cost of entry Depart Home
Mon 3rd U3A Callington £3:00 9:30 12:30
Tues 4th Afternoon Tea £5:00 1:30 4:00
Thur 6th Callington / Library* £3:00 1:30 3:30
Mon 10th Friendship Club
Tues 11th Trago Mills Liskeard*** £5.00 10.00 4.00
Mon 17th Truro*** £8.00 9:30 5:00
Tues 18th Newton Abbot and Chagford £6:00 9:30 5:00
Mon 24th Looe including train trip from Liskeard £6:00 (plus train fare £4:50) 9:00 5:00
Tues 25th Pub lunch £5:00 11:00 4:00
Thur 26th Callington / Library* £3:00 1:30 3:30

October – Booking opens Wednesday 12 September

Date Destination Cost plus cost of entry Depart Home
Mon 1st U3A Callington £3:00 9:30 12:30
Tue 2nd Afternoon Tea £5:00 1:30 4:00
Mon 8th Friendship Club
Tue 9th Trago Mills Liskeard*** £5.00 10.00 4.00
Mon 15th Truro*** £8.00 9:30 5:00
Tue 16th Lanhydrock N.T. £6:00 9:30 5:00
Thur 18th Callington / Library* £3:00 1:30 3:30
Mon 22nd Exeter £8:00 9:30 5:00
Tue 23rd Energy from Waste (Plymouth) and Carkeel Garden Centre £6:00 9:00 5:00
Mon 29th Falmouth £8:00 9:30 5:00
Tue 30th Pub lunch £5:00 11:00 4:00

***TRAGO and TRURO free to concessionary pass holders *50p to concessionary               

WEDNESDAYS 9.30 – 1.30 (approx) – Callington/Co-op/Tesco – £3:00 return     THURSDAYS 9:45-12:15(approx)- Post Office Gunnislake  /Coffee morning  FRIDAYS  9.30 – 2.30 (approx) –  Tavistock/Morrisons – £3:00 return

BOOK with MAVIS 01822 833412

Monday to Friday 10am to 5.00pm

WEEKLY runs with pick up and return to your door:-

WEDNESDAY:- 9:30-1:30 – Callington / Co-op / Tesco – £3:00 return

THURSDAY:- 9:45 – 12:15 Post Office Gunnislake / Coffee morning

1:30 – 3:30 Callington library (every 3rd week) – £3:00 return

FRIDAY:- 9:30-2:30 Tavistock / Morrisons – £3:00 return

MONTHLY runs with pick up and return to your door:-

FIRST TUESDAY of every month Afternoon tea -£5:00

SECOND TUESDAY of every month Trago Mills – £5:00 (free to concessionary pass holders

THIRD MONDAY of every month Truro – £8:00 (free to concessionary pass holders)

LAST TUESDAY of every month Pub lunch – £5:00

For more information or arrange pick up ring Mavis on 01822 833412.


LOCAL TAXI COMPANIES

Darren’s Cars –  01579 556141

 www.darrenscars.com

OR

Kit Hill Cars –  07920 473747


CYCLING

Keen local  cyclists meet up regularly for rides.  For information pop into the Cycle Shop in Fore Street, Callington.

Visitors to the area always welcome.

 http://www.cyclinguk.org/local-groups/callington-cycles-riders