(Last updated 2019)
Seaton is our nearest village (15 minutes walk through the woods from Keveral), and Looe and Liskeard are our nearest towns.
Traveline website - for all public transport in the south-west
Traveline website - for all bus services in the south-west.
For Public Transport when you are at Keveral, see the foot of this page.
Taxis nearly always wait at the bridge in Looe, and often wait at the train station in Liskeard.
If you want to book one in advance, you could try Sarah's Taxis 01503 265688.
Taxis from Looe to Keveral cost about £12, and from Liskeard about £25.
Taxi drivers sometimes don't want to drive down our lane (half mile long, bumpy) - and will charge a bit more if they do. But you could let them know the lane is in quite good condition now (2021).
Getting to Keveral by Public Transport - Summary
(updated July 2019)
There are main-line trains and coaches from across the country to Liskeard (9 miles).
There is a branch-line train service from Liskeard to Looe (4 miles). (More info below).
Bus 75 runs between Liskeard and Torpoint, and stops at Seaton, Mondays-Saturdays (more info below).
There are no buses from Looe to Seaton, so you would need to arrange to be picked up, take a taxi, or walk 4 miles (along the coast path and quiet roads).
There are no direct buses from Plymouth to Seaton. You would need to get to Torpoint (2 miles from Plymouth centre) to catch bus 75 to Seaton (more info below).
It's a lovely journey along the coast - but we only advise taking this route if you are already in central Plymouth.
We can usually pick you up from Looe (£10) or Liskeard (£15), but not from Plymouth.
Travelling to Cornwall by Train
(These times last checked 2016)
There are trains from across the country to Plymouth and Liskeard, and local trains from Liskeard to Looe (a scenic branch-line, departures every 1-1.5 hours, last train 19.18 (Mon-Fri), 20.40 (Sat), 20.15 (Sundays), journey time 30 minutes), and also local trains from Plymouth to St.Germans.
For train times and fares, visit nationalrail.co.uk, or phone 08457 484950.
We advise buying your ticket to LOOE (it should not be any more expensive than Liskeard if you are traveling a long distance), in case you get delayed and arrive too late for the local bus from Liskeard (or Plymouth) to Seaton, as Looe is better than Liskeard if we need to pick you up.
Distances of Train Stations from Keveral
Looe: 4 miles
Liskeard: 9 miles
St.Germans: 7 miles (best for cyclists)
Plymouth: 15 miles
Travelling to Cornwall by Bus
National Express coaches go to Liskeard.
Megabus (only as far as Plymouth ?).
From Liskeard to Seaton
(These times checked July 2019)
In Liskeard, long-distance buses stop in the centre of town. Local buses stop in the centre and some also stop at the train station. The train station is half a mile (10-15 minutes walk) from the town centre.
From Liskeard, you may get to Seaton (our nearest village) by bus, (not Sundays, more info below).
Alternatively, to Looe by train (last train 19.00) or bus (last bus 18.19), including Sundays, for a taxi or pick-up.
From Liskeard to Seaton by Bus 75:
Please note that the last bus is at 16.47 from the train station, and 16.55 from the town centre.
Departure times from the centre of Liskeard (by Lloyds Bank): 7.23, 9.55, 11.55, 14.15 and 16.55 (no buses on Sundays), and 10 minutes earlier from the train station.
The journey to Seaton takes 20 minutes. (£3 in 2015).
Bus 75 Full Timetable
Click on 'inbound' for buses from Liskeard to Seaton.
So, if you arrive after 16.55, and/or you have luggage that is difficult to carry (it would be difficult to walk from Seaton to Keveral with suitcases), you may want to continue to Looe and pay us £10 for a lift (best for us) or pay us £15 for a lift from Liskeard.
From Plymouth to Seaton
(These times checked July 2018)
There is no direct bus service from Plymouth to Seaton. You have to get a bus from Plymouth to Torpoint ferry (these are frequent), and then bus 75 from Torpoint to Seaton (destination Liskeard).
This is a lovely journey along the coast - but we only advise this option if you are already in central Plymouth.
From Torpoint to Seaton by Bus 75: From Torpoint (ferry), buses depart for Seaton (destination Liskeard) about every 2 hours, with the last bus being 18.02. (There are no buses on Sundays). The journey to Seaton takes 30 minutes (£4.50 in 2015).
Bus 75 Full Timetable.
Click on 'outbound' for buses from Torpoint to Seaton.
If you are too late for the last bus from Torpoint, you will have to get a train from Plymouth to Looe (if possible) or Liskeard (pick-up or taxi).
Getting to Keveral from Seaton by foot
At Seaton, you will get off the bus half way along the beach. Keveral is 15 minutes walk through the woods from Seaton (but this walk will be difficult if you have a suitcase rather than a backpack, and difficult if you have lots of luggage, in which case we can pick you up, possibly from Looe).
From Looe to Keveral
There are no buses from Looe to Seaton.
We can usually pick you up from Looe (best for us) or Liskeard, or you can get a taxi.
From Looe, you may feel like walking to Keveral. It is along the coast path and quiet roads, and takes about 75 minutes (ask us for more info if you plan to do this).
Taxis from Looe approx £12 - you'll find taxis by the bridge. Taxis may not want to come down our lane (half mile long and bumpy).
Getting Around once you are at Keveral
(These times last checked 2016)
Our local village of Seaton is served by only one bus service, running five times per day between Liskeard and Torpoint/Plymouth.
From Liskeard, there are bus and train connections further west, but the last bus back from Liskeard is 16.45 (and the last train from Liskeard to Looe is 19.00).
Bus 75 to Torpoint can get you along the coast eastwards nearly as far as Whitsand Bay (or with a connection, to Millbrook and Rame).
From Looe, (walk, lift, taxi), you can get along the coast westwards as far as Polruan. The last bus back is ? from Polruan (Bus 481?), and ? from Polperro (Bus 72?).
There are trains between Liskeard and Looe (see above).