Port Eliot is situated in the village of St Germans on the Rame Peninsula in South East Cornwall.
You can get to Port Eliot by the following means:
The PEDESTRIAN GATE to the festival is on Church Street (B3249).
Some Great Western Railway trains stop at St Germans Station. There are also connections from Plymouth Station. See Great Western Railway or call 08457 000 125 to book tickets. From St Germans station, follow the signs to the PEDESTRIAN GATE. This walk should take approximately three minutes.
From the A38, take the B3249, which is signposted St Germans. The main gate for the festival will be signposted and parking is available. If you are using sat nav or a web map, the nearest postcode for the main gate is PL12 5BQ.
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A bus service runs from Plymouth to St Germans (route 572/3). See Western Greyhound or telephone 01637 871871 for more information.
Port Eliot is easily accessible from Heathrow, Bristol and Exeter aiports, which are all served by good mainline train links. You can also fly into Newquay, which is about 45 minutes drive/taxi ride from St Germans.
From Heathrow: take the tube or Heathrow Express service from Heathrow to London Paddington, then the First Great Western service to St Germans or Liskeard (approx 4 hours).
From Bristol: take a taxi to Bristol Temple Meads train station, then the First Great Western service to St Germans or Liskeard. You will normally need to change at Plymouth (approx 2.5 hours)
From Exeter: take a taxi to Exeter St David’s train station, then the First Great Western service to St Germans or Liskeard (approx 1.5 hours)
From Newquay: St Germans is approximately 45 minutes’ drive away, east along the A30 then take the A38 towards Plymouth (see By car directions above). Alternatively you can take a taxi into Newquay, then catch the train to St Germans (changing at Par – approx 1 hour, depending on connection)