Gunnislake is in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the AONB website has helpful information about getting to and around the Tamar Valley.

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: 

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

Please see below article for timetable changes due to bridge Closure:

CityBus Timetables – updated as of 3 April 2019

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.

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

or this link

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.

Don’t forget that your local community bus will still be running the following services whilst shopping in Tavistock is difficult.

HURSDAY MORNING – pick up from around the parish to take you to Gunnislake shops and post office and return.

*THURSDAY AFTERNOON – library run to Callington and Callington shops

*FRIDAY- one run only to Tavistock via Horsebridge for regular Friday passengers. 

If you, or someone you know, would like to use one of these services please ring me on 07977486915 for more information.
We will update this every Monday whilst the bridge is closed.


Bus trips and outings for ALL AGES

May – Booking opens Wednesday 10th April

Date Destination Cost plus cost of entry Depart Home
Mon 6th Bank Holiday
Tues 7th Afternoon Tea £4:00 1:30 4:00
Mon 13th Friendship Club*
Tue 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
Tue 21st Bude and Brookes Garden Centre £6:00 9:30 5:00
Mon 27th Bank Holiday
Tue 28th Pub lunch £5:00 11:00 4:00

June – Booking opens Wednesday 8th May

Date Destination Cost plus cost of entry Depart Home
 Mon 3rd U3A Callington* £3:00 9:30 12:30
Tues 4th Afternoon Tea £4:00 1:30 4:00
Thur 6th Callington /Library* £3:00 1:30 3:30
Mon 10th Friendship Club*
Tue 11th Trago Mills Liskeard*** £ 5.00 10.00 4.00
Mon 17th Truro*** £8.00 9:30 5:00
Tue 18th Seaton Tramway £6:00 (cost of ticket not included) 9:30 5:00
Mon 24th Fowey £8:00 9:30 5:00
Tue 25th Pub lunch £5:00 11:00 4:00
Thur 27th Callington /Library* £3:00 1:30 3:30

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

BOOK with MAVIS 01822 833412

Monday to Friday 10am to 5.00pm

Regular weekly runs:

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


Darren’s Cars –  01579 556141


Kit Hill Cars –  07920 473747


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.