Harvey at Hayle

Great holiday for rail enthusiasts, families, couples, dogs. Stay in a carriage near the coast in Hayle.

Key Points

  • 1950's Compartment coach with many original features sleeps up to 8+4 guests in 2 doubles and 1 bunk bed in Hayle.
  • Property can be separated into 2 separate halves so a couple and family can share but still have privacy.
  • There is a fully equipped kitchen, shower room and lounge area in each end.
  • Relax in your large garden area with firepit and BBQ.
  • Catch the open top bus from Hayle to Land's End for a great day out.



Receive a £50 discount for guests coming by train or from Devon & Cornwall postcode. Add comment regarding this at time of booking request. 

Stay 8 nights for the price of 7 from the 1 July.


Award-winning Rail Holiday offers this gorgeous converted train carriage with many original features, sleeping 2 to 8 guests comfortably, or maximum 12. It is possible to rent one end of the carriage for less guests. This carriage is set in an enclosed garden, by the station in Hayle.

Harvey at Hayle is a 1950s compartment coach (similar to that seen in Harry Potter) with many original features including compartments, lamp shades, luggage racks, mirrors, blinds and upholstery. The carriage is divided into 2 separate ends at the central cross corridor by lockable sliding doors, this means it is great for a couple and a family to share together. There is one end with a double bed whilst the other end holds a double bed and 2 bunk beds. 

Inside each end is also a fully equipped kitchen, shower room and toilet plus lounge area with TV/DVD/CD and DAB radio. Wifi is also available in the carriage. 

Outside you can enjoy your large garden with a signal box playhouse, swings and toys for the children and a BBQ and firepit for the adults! 

Hayle is a lovely town to stay in and from here you can catch an open top bus to Lands End where you can have your photo taken with the famous signpost! Alternatively enjoy the many beaches and local cuisine!

Rail Holiday St Germans have won Sustainable Tourism and Wildlife-Friendly awards.

7 night minimum stay with Saturday arrivals April- October. Monday, Friday or Saturday arrival with 3 night minimum stays November-March.

Dogs can be accepted with prior arrangement at a cost of £25 each per stay - maximum of 3.

Room Types

Family Rooms
Whole property for 5 or more



 Additional toilet





 Dining area





 Fire pit

 Garden - enclosed

Nearby (within 5 miles)


 Lake / River

 Local shop

 Pub within walking distance





 Family friendly site


 DVD player




On Arrival

 Included - Linen







Young Children

 Take care - Playground with climbing

 Toys, books

 Welcome all ages

Nearest Airport/s


Content updated on 26th June 2022 by Louise Catterall, Content Editor at QuirkyAccom in collaboration with Lizzy from Harvey at Hayle