Directions & Travel

Final Destination – Mount Kelly College, Parkwood Road, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 0HZ 

Serendipity has a wonderfully supportive family so join our Facebook group to share your travel plans, especially for those coming in from Europe. It is possible to get group discounts on the trains and some of our participants are able to offer car space – lift sharing, pick ups and drop offs

Planning your route: CLICK HERE for a map to the College (includes traffic updates)

Travelling by car

Take the M5 to Exeter and continue towards Okehampton and Bodmin on the A30. After about 30 minutes take the exit A386 to Tavistock. Continue across the moor and as you reach Tavistock, the College is on your right.

plenty of parking space at Mount Kelly – see map of college

For those using Public Transport
travel to Plymouth train station then take a bus to Tavistock and a short walk to the College
Join our Facebook Group to see if others can help with lift sharing from Bristol or Exeter airport or Exeter St Davids train station

Air and Rail Links

Local international airports include:
Bristol Airport  then Bristol Air Bus to Bristol Temple Meads train station – train to Plymouth – bus to Tavistock
Exeter Airport  bus/taxi to Exeter St Davids train station – train to Plymouth – bus to Tavistock
London Heathrow Airport  take Heathrow Express train to London Paddington (15 minutes) – train from London Paddington to Plymouth  – bus to Tavistock

Other London Airports – Flights to other London airports may be cheaper but there will be additional overground train or underground tube fares from the airport to central London where you can then take a train from London Paddington

Flights to London Heathrow will probably be cheaper but trains from London to Plymouth can be expensive so check the cost of transport to Plymouth as it sometimes works out cheaper to fly to Bristol or Exeter

Heathrow Express Tickets are cheaper if purchased online 90 days or 30 days in advance – group discounts available

Train tickets are cheaper in off peak hours and purchased online upto 12 weeks in advance. You can collect your ticket from special machines at the chosen train station but you will need the Booking Code and the credit / debit card used to purchase the tickets. Some tickets can be sent to your phone if you download the app. Group discounts are available

Bus Links

Plymouth to Tavistock about 45 minutes and about 10 minutes walk to Mount Kelly (we’re checking out taxis OR may possibly be able to arrange for someone to pick you up)

Time to look around or extend your visit? Then check out these visitor links: