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Enjoy Christmas shopping in Truro with traffic-free streets. 

The main shopping streets, Boscawen Street, St Nicholas Street, King Street, Princes Street and Duke Street, are traffic-free on the following dates:

  • Friday 19th November- from 11.00 

  • Wednesday 24th November- from 15.00

  • Saturday 27th November- All day! 

  • Wednesday 1st December- from 15.00

  • Saturday 4th December- All day!

  • Wednesday 8th December- from 15.00 

  • Saturday 11th December- All day! 

  • Wednesday 15th December- from 15.00

  • Saturday 18th December- All day! 

  • Wednesday 22nd December- from 15.00 

Visiting us: 

Free Parking Day- Free Parking Day will be on Saturday 4th December, where you can park in any Cornwall Council car park in the city for free all day! The Park and Ride will also be free on this date. 

The Park and Ride will run an extended service on Friday 19th November, Wednesday 24th November, Wednesday 1st December, Wednesday 8th December, Wednesday 15th December and Wednesday 22nd December. The last services will leave the City Centre at 21.30. Click here for more information on Truro Park and Ride. 

Click here for information on car parks in Truro. 

By train:

The train station is only a few minutes walk into the City Centre. Services are now available to be booked for the Festive season. For more information about the train service in Cornwall, and to book tickets, please click here.

There are planned engineering works on the rail line in December- see below for information.

From Monday 13 to Thursday 16 December 2021:

  • buses will replace trains between Truro and Penzance, including the St Ives Bay Line.

  • an amended, hourly train service will continue to run between Truro and Plymouth with only minor alterations further into Devon.

  • replacement buses will depart at different times to normal trains, journey times will also increase.

From Friday 17th December, the railway will be fully open.

For more information on these works, click here.

Please note that the timetable changes on Sunday 12th December and to check before travelling. For more information on the railway service, please click here.