The North Cornwall Railway

History Construction Operation Traffic The Final Years Rolling Stock Since Closure The ACE Links


The line started at some 600ft above sea level, descended to about 150ft at Launceston, then climbed to its peak at a height of 860ft near Davidstow before it finally descended to just above sea level between Wadebridge and Padstow.
The following pages will take you along the route of the North Corwall Railway:

Halwill to Tower Hill.
Tower Hill to Launceston.
Launceston to Otterham.
Otterham to Port Isaac Road.
Port Isaac Road to Wadebridge.
Wadebridge to Padstow.

Follow the route as it is today using Google Maps from here:
Halwill Junction.
Ashwater station.
Tower Hill station.
Launceston station.
Egloskerry station.
Tresmeer Station.
Otterham Station.
Camelford Station (station on right of road).
Delabole Station.
Port Isaac Road Station.
St Kew Highway Station.
Wadebridge Station.
Padstow Station.
Select the "Satellite" setting and simply use the scroll arrows to follow the route to Padstow.
Select "Show labels" (hover mouse pointer on "Satellite") to see place and road names and numbers.