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

May– Booking opens Wednesday 11 April

Date

Destination

Cost plus cost of entry

Depart

Home

Tues 1

Afternoon Tea

£4:00

1:30

4:00

Thur 3

Callington / Library

£3:00

2:00

4:00

Mon 7

U3A Callington

£3:00

9:30

12:30

Tues 8

Trago Mills Liskeard***

£ 5.00

10.00

4.00

Mon 14

Friendship Club

Tues 15

Mon 21

Truro***

£8.00

9:30

5:00

Tues 22

Thur 24

Callington / Library

£3:00

2:00

4:00

Mon 28

Tues 29

Pub lunch

£5:00

11:00

4:00

June – Booking opens Wednesday 9 May

Date

Destination

Cost plus cost of entry

Depart

Home

Mon 4

U3A Callington

£3:00

9:30

12:30

Tues 5

Afternoon Tea

£4:00

1:30

4:00

Mon 11

Friendship Club

Tues 12

Trago Mills Liskeard***

£ 5.00

10.00

4.00

Thur 14

Callington / Library

£3:00

2:00

4:00

Mon 18

Truro***

£8.00

9:30

5:00

Tues 19

Mon 25

Tues 26

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

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

Tues17th.

Totnes

£8:00

9:30

5:00

Mon 23rd.

Cockington Forge

£6:00

9:30

5:00

Tues24th.

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

Tues31st.

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.

BANK HOLIDAY

Tue 28th.

Pub lunch

£5:00

11:00

4:00

Thur 30th.

Callington / Library*

£3:00

1:30

3:30

*** 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

Tamar Valley Community Bus

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.

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