Railway Cottage

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Stay in a cottage at the end of a platform on a narrow gauge railway! In a quite unique position, Railway Cottage is a well presented cottage at the end of the platform of Launceston Steam Railway. Brilliant for the young and old and when open, you may have a number of free rides on the trains! It is a quaint property with a homely feel and great access to Launceston and, being close to the A30, link roads to Bodmin Moor, Padstow, Tintagel and all points west!

The property is positioned at the end of the platform for Launceston Steam Railway which is run by the owners. If you rent Railway Cottage, during the season, when the LSR is open (details can be found on their website at LauncestonSteam Railway you will be allowed to take a number of free rides on the train, what better way to keep the young (or old!) railway enthusiast amused than getting to grips with some beautifully restored 2'0" gauge Victorian engines.

Launceston was originally the capital of Cornwall and is a bustling market town with plenty of independent shops and restaurants. Railway Cottage is a recently refurbished property with plenty of character features, there is a small garden outside, surrounded by a picket fence. The property can be accessed via the platform or also from Priory Lane, there is also a good sized secure store room to keep bikes or any other bulky items during your stay.

AccommodationGround Floor:

Sitting room, dining room, fitted kitchen; bathroom with bath, electric shower and WC, small utility room and a separate WC. Separate entrance from Priory Lane to a store room for Bikes etc.

First Floor:

Master double bedroom and twin bedroom (until January 2014 the boiler is in the twin bedroom, this is due to be moved in January into the stairwell.)


Rear garden overlooking the platform. Parking in the lane outside the property for 1 car until 2014 when 2 dedicated spaces will be made available.

Facilities & Services:

  • Gas central heating.
  • The kitchen has a range of fitted units, an electric oven and hob, washing machine, dishwasher and a fridge - freezer.
  • The sitting room has a TV with digital freeview and a DVD player.
  • There is mobile 3G coverage.
  • Wi Fi is available in the station Cafe.
  • Miscellaneous Electricity (reasonable usage allowed for).
  • Bed linen & towels are all included, but you will need to provide your own beach towels.
  • There is plenty of parking space available at the property.
  • We regret no smoking is permitted within the property.
  • Dogs may stay at Railway Cottage for a small additional charge of £25.00 per dog per week (max 2)


General Booking Information:

Arrival / Departure is a Friday. Short breaks are available during quieter periods. £100 pre-authorised to your credit or debit card as a security deposit is required.A 10% discount is available to a couple using only one room booking outside the peak season.




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Contact Details

Launceston Steam Railway
St Thomas Road
PL15 8EX

Web: http://www.launcestonsr.co.uk/cottage.html

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