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St Ives Bay Line
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The train journey to St Ives has to be one of the most scenic in Britain. Enjoy the spectacular views from the train window as the line sweeps along the coast past the golden sands of Hayle Towans and Carbis Bay before arriving in St Ives. Then head...more
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

Pick up the train at St Erth or Lelant Saltings Park and Ride for a 10 minute journey along the coast to St Ives. The line clings to the tidal Hayle estuary before opening up views across St Ives Bay to the beaches and toward...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PeteandE
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Convenient, easy and scenic with nice clean trains which were on time! Cost is £2.80 and £4 per adult. There is a short walk into town. Makes a trip to St Ives feel like a day out! Lovely view over the marshes for birdwatching and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Teacake_Taster
Reviewed 23 September 2018 via mobile

Quick and easy transport into town. Excellent price to park and use the train. Worth the trip for the excellent views. Lovely staff and super clean train.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank PuddingElephant
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

My daughter really wanted to go on this train journey, we parked up at Lelant Saltings train station park and ride, the train runs about every 30 minutes and is a 10 minute journey. Very scenic ride into St Ives. X4 return tickets cost £8....More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank F5366ZIsimonh
Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

A beautiful train ride spending the day with my granddaughter who was just about to start school. She thoroughly enjoyed it looking out the window pointing out things.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lesnoless
Reviewed 7 September 2018

We caught the train from Carbis Bay to St Ives as the next train wasn't far away so we waited instead of walking to St Ives again. Train arrived on time and it was clean and pretty much empty. The journey was short as it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pandamedic
Reviewed 17 August 2018

We parked at Lelant for £2.80 and then got the train into St. Ives. The train was £4 each and dropped you at the beach. Nice views of the beach going in. The train runs every half hour in the day. Saves parking in St...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank licoricejen
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Dissapointing to find that the carpark was full. Saw cars coming out of the exit but the parking attendent in his shed, didnt come out to open the entrance up. Ended up driving to st ives and parked in the rugby club. Cheapest to park...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Carol S
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Excellent way to travel, leave the car and take the train. Got the train to Penzance as we wanted a day out in MouseHole. It only takes a few mins to get to St Erth along the coast. Then change to Penzance.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank M2bfx
Reviewed 16 July 2018

We used the park and ride from Lelant Saltings. It's a lovely scenic coastal train ride to St Ives. Parking is cheap - £2.80 all day and a return train ticket is only £4 per adult. A great stress free way to get to St...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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19 July 2018|
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Response from Mike-Parker-Bray | Property representative |
Yes. You can take up to two dogs per person on the train as long as they are wearing a lead. This is free of charge. One thing to bear in mind - St Ives has quite strict 'no dogs on beaches' policies during the summer... More
Jayne B
6 July 2018|
Response from Mike-Parker-Bray | Property representative |
Yes, all trains carry wheelchair ramps to allow boarding. If you are doing the first part of your journey by car, park at Lelant Saltings station (TR26 3DL) and board there. This is the official 'Park & Ride' for the train... More