Getting to the Barn

One of the nice things about South East Cornwall is the journey time is shorter compared to going down to Penzance and the far West.


  • 3:50 hour drive from London Heathrow


  • Brittany Ferries operate out of Plymouth, with ferry links to Roscoff and St Malo in Brittany, and Santander in Spain. See Brittany Ferries.
  • Plymouth is a 50 minute drive from the Barn


  • The closest mainline stations are Liskeard, which is a practical option (taxis), and Bodmin Parkway which is a great way to arrive – a country station set in woods on the edge of the Lanyhdrock Estate. Both 25 minutes drive from the Barn.
  • Train journey is 3:50 hours from London Paddington direct. Operator is First Great Western.
  • The ‘Night Rivera’ sleeper service from London is a great way to travel down to Cornwall, with tickets for as little as £60 from London Paddington to Bodmin Parkway (if booked in advance). See Night Rivera Sleeper.

Newquay Airport

  • 45 minute drive from the Barn
  • Domestic flights to Gatwick and Manchester operated by Flybe
  • New routes starting Summer 2015, including Dublin and Dusseldorf. See Newquay Airport

Exeter Airport

  • 1:35 hours drive from the Barn
  • Flybe hub offering scheduled flights throughout Europe including Amsterdam, Paris CDG, and Manchester. See Exeter Airport, or Flybe.


  • Caradon Cabs – Liskeard – 01579 340 007. Link.
  • Looe Taxis – Looe – 01503 262405. Link.