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Looe Valley Line

Looe Valley, Liskeard, England
+44 345 700 0125
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Great inexpensive journey

A must do journey, easy cheap parking in Liskeard and a very scenic journey. Much better than... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
heleneshaw
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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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Fun little ride down to Looe

We took the train from Liskeard where there was plentiful parking, down to Looe for lunch and a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ruth T
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The scenic Looe Valley Line links the bustling market town of Liskeard with the picturesque fishing port of Looe. The train journey is full of beautiful views out of the train window, as the wooded valley teaming with wildlife opens up to glorious estuary views as the river meets the sea. Looe itself is a much-loved seaside destination that’s full of character. It prides itself on its safe beaches for swimming and sunbathing, restaurants that specialise in fresh local ingredients, and a maze of narrow streets full of small independent shops to discover.
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  • Average8%
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Looe Valley, Liskeard, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A must do journey, easy cheap parking in Liskeard and a very scenic journey. Much better than having the hassle of finding parking in Looe. Comfortable and clean. Ask the guard in Liskeard which side of the train to sit for the best views of...More

Thank heleneshaw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took the train from Liskeard where there was plentiful parking, down to Looe for lunch and a potter about. Nice views of the coastline (but my 2.5 year old was far more excited by putting the tray tables up...and down...and up... gah!) We were...More

Thank Ruth T
Reviewed 12 September 2017

What a hidden gem to find , and trip to Liskeard with views of river , woods and birds . If you want to get off you need to tell the guard , before the halts to get back on you have to signal train...More

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 23 August 2017

We flagged down the little train and travelled into Liskeard. There are two museums and a fantastic cafe called the green frog. Don't go on a Sunday though as we found out there is nothing open!

Thank dawni_rdp_uk_limited
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Did the 30 minute journey as I'd heard about it via Tripadvisor. Glad we did. We timed our journey to Liskeard as near to high tide as possible as advised and we loved it. There are parts where you really feel like you're driving through...More

1  Thank vicrosi
Reviewed 9 August 2017

had an enjoyable trip with nice views of birds, woods and the Looe estuary. Cheap parking at Liskeard and stress-free time without clock watching or scrabbling for a parking space.

Thank Chris T
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Lovely little train ride from Liskeard to Looe and back. Looe is a great little seaside town to explore lovely little tea shops and restaurants all within walking distance from the station there is a lovely sandy beach with plenty of rocks for children young...More

Thank Martin S
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Great train trip to avoid parking at Looe, but don't bother with Looe if you don't have to, over commercialised, too much traffic jumping lights and causing chaos in the narrow streets.

Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely little 2 carriage railway from Liskeard to Looe. Sadly a diesel train not steam but still feels like a trip back in time. A fairly picturesque landscape passes by in the approx 30 mins into Looe which is then followed by a short...More

1  Thank JaiBaker
Reviewed 27 July 2017

We took the train from Looe to Liskeard. The train follows the river through some lovely countryside. It's a 30 minute journey. There are a number of request stops so you have to tell the guard that you want to get off. We walked into...More

Thank Chica669
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