Launceston Steam Railway

Type:Steam Railway

St Thomas Road, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8DA
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Launceston Steam Railway

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The Launceston Steam Railway is a nostalgic steam driven 5 mile round trip through glorious countryside along the old North Cornwall Railway Line.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
2 Adults & up to 4 children - Family£29.00 per ticket
Adult Retun - Adult£10.50 per ticket
Child Return - Child£6.80 per ticket
Children under 3 - ChildFree
Concession - Concession£8.95 per ticket

Dog Return - 50p

Tickets valid for unlimited travel all day - Pay Once, Ride All Day!



  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp / Level Access - Ramp access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site cafe/restaurant/catering
  • Picnic area

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted - Dogs must be kept on a lead please
  • Shop
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In town/city centre - Entrance and parking is located in Launceston
  • No Smoking Attraction

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On site parking

Payment Methods

  • Prior Booking Recommended - Booking essential for GROUP VISITS ONLY
  • Special group rates - Applicable if booking is made in advance
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Target Markets

  • Marketed Towards Families
  • Marketed Towards Senior Citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Demonstrations Given
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups - Minimum group size = 8 Maximum group size = 80 Special group rates if booked in advance
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From A30 exit at Launceston and follow directions to town/ A388 Holsworthy / B3254 Bude.
follow the road continuing downhill past Launceston Castle.
At the traffic lights turn right to Newport industrial Estate. Follow road.
Launceston Steam Rail car park is situated opposite Truscotts.
Entry to the railway is through the car park.
From Bude or Holsworthy direction
Follow directions to Launceston.
Once past Newport Square and over bridge at River Kensey, turn left at the traffic lights for Newport Industrial Estate. Follow road.
Launceston Steam Rail car park is situated opposite Truscotts.
Entry to the railway is through the car park.

Public Transport Directions

Launceston Steam Railway is accessible by bus transport.
For public transport details please contact Traveline
Telephone 0871 200 22 33


  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2021

Opening Times

. (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Opening times for 2016:
25th March - 1st April
22nd May - 3rd June (excluding Saturday 28th)
Sunday, Monday and Tuesdays between 5th and 28th June (inclusive)
3rd July to 23rd September inclusive (excluding Saturdays)
23rd October to 28th October

On all operating days the museum, shop and café are open from 10:30 and trains run as follows:

From Launceston: 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00
From Newmills: 11:20 12:20 13:20 14:20 15:20 16:20

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