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)

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.

THURSDAY 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

August – Booking opens Wednesday 10th July

Date Destination Cost plus cost of entry Depart Home
Thur 1st Callington /Library 50p 1:30 3:30
 Mon 5th U3A Callington
Tues 6th Afternoon Tea £4 1:30 4:00
Mon 12th Friendship Club
Tue 13th Trago Mills Liskeard 50p 10.00 4.00
Mon 19th Truro 50p 9:30 5:00
Tue 20th DCSL Museum and Bodmin and Wenford Steam Railway £7 (plus admission charges) 9:30 5:00
Thu 22nd Callington /Library 50p 1:30 3:30
Mon 26th Bank Holiday
Tue 27th Pub lunch £5 11:00 4:00

September – Booking opens Wednesday 14th August

Date Destination Cost plus cost of entry Depart Home
Mon 2nd U3A
Tues 3rd Afternoon Tea £4 1:30 4:00
Mon 9th Friendship Club
Tue 10th Trago Mills Liskeard 50p 10.00 4.00
Mon 16th Truro 50p 9:30 5:00
Tue 17th Japanese Gardens Newquay £7 9:30 5:00
Thur 19th Callington /Library 50p 1:30 3:30
Mon 23rd Teignmouth £7 9:30 5:00
Tue 24th Pub lunch £5 11:00 4:00
Sat 28th Craft Fair West Point £7 9:00 5:30
Mon 30th Bedruthan Steps £7 9:30 5:00

October – Booking opens Wednesday 11th September

Date Destination Cost plus cost of entry Depart Home
Tue 1st Afternoon Tea £4 1:30 4:00
Thur 3rd AGM Gunnislake Village Hall No charge 1:30 4:00
Mon 7th U3A Callington
Tue 8th Trago Mills Liskeard 50p 10.00 4.00
Thur 10th Callington /Library 50p 1:30 3:30
Mon 14th Friendship Club
Tue 15th Killerton (N.T.) £7 (plus entry) 9:30 5:00
Mon 21st Truro 50p 9:30 5:00
Tue 22nd Atlantic Village £7 9:30 5:00
Mon 28th Endsleigh Ivybridge £5
Tue 29th Pub lunch £5 11:00 4:00
Thur 31st Callington /Library 50p 1:30 3:30

For trips and outings
(including Afternoon Tea, Trago Mills, Truro,Pub Lunch)

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 – 50p return     

THURSDAYS 9:45 – 12:15(approx) – Post Office Gunnislake – 50p return

  FRIDAYS  9.30 – 2.30 (approx) –  Tavistock/Morrisons – 50p return


Darren’s Cars –  01579 556141


Calstock Cars – 01822 834337


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.