Local Information

Where to go and how to get there...

Things to do, places to see

Our neighbours

Our neighbouring towns and villages are amongst the prettiest places on Earth. As well Polperro and Looe, the inland towns of Bodmin and Liskeard both lie within a short drive and boast a wide range of shops and supermarkets. And there are lots of lovely seaside and riverside villages within easy reach too:

Famous Cornish attractions

Every part of Cornwall is within easy reach of Talland Bay and two of the Duchy’s top attractions are within one hour’s leisurely drive:

Click here for a map of Cornwall’s other great attractions.

The National Trust in Cornwall

The Talland Bay area is blessed with many fine beaches, coastal walks and estates owned and protected by the National Trust. Click the links below for details of those near Talland Bay.

Click here for details of all the National Trust properties in Cornwall.

Getting around




Looe mainline railway station is four miles away from Polperro and can be reached by bus. (See “Buses” section above.) The scenic Looe Valley Line runs between Looe and Liskeard (12 miles away), which provides connections with InterCity GWR train services to the rest of the national rail network

  • Click here to view/download the train timetable for GWR services on the Looe Valley Line between Looe and Liskeard
  • Click here to plan train journeys to/from Liskeard mainline station or Looe

Local Taxi Services

  • Killigarth Taxis: 01503 272818
  • Looe Taxis: 01503 262405
  • Sarah’s Taxi: 01503 265688
  • Scenic Cars: 07790 886137