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South Devon Railway

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Type:Steam Railway

The Station
Dartbridge Road
Buckfastleigh
Devon
TQ11 0DZ

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating - from 917 review(s)from 917 review(s)

Tel: 01364 644370

South Devon Railway

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£14.00 per ticket
Child 3-15 years£8.40 per ticket
Dogs£1.00 per ticket
Family£40.00 per ticket
Senior Citizen£13.00 per ticket
Under 3sFree

Single fares and tickets to and from Staverton are also available.
Joint tickets also available with Totnes Rare Breeds Farm and Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, please visit www.southdevonrailway.co.uk/timetable/fares for more information.

TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor
  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    631
  • Very Good
    230
  • Average
    39
  • Poor
    9
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • Nuts76
    Preston, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    Day trip.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th July 2017
    This lovely old fashioned railway is a lovely trip in a proper train. The carriages remind me of a Harry Potter scene on the Hogarth express. The conductor even gave my little boy a Thomas the Tank... Read full review
  • WeeWullie17
    Trip type:
    Family
    Absolutely Fantastic
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th July 2017
    I keep trying to convince my 3 year old son that he loves trains. He does but so do I! Very good value for money attraction. It's like stepping back in time from the trains, the platform signs and... Read full review
  • BudgetAirportGLW
    Kilwinning
    Trip type:
    Family
    Great as usual
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 17th July 2017
    Took my 5 year old and she loved it as usual we tried to visit a couple of years ago but missed the train by seconds so this is the first time my daughter has been. However this was my 3rd time and... Read full review

Facilities

Other

  • Accept Children over 7
  • Gift Shop

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.

Key Features

  • In countryside
  • No Smoking Attraction
  • Outdoor Attraction

Accessibility

  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors
  • Facilities for the Disabled
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - call for details
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Children & Infants

  • Accept Children Over 3

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking
  • On Bus Route
  • On site parking
  • Parking (free)

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Cafe, for approximately 100 people at Buckfastleigh.
  • Picnic Site

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Can be packages by 3rd parties
  • Delta accepted
  • JCB accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - call for details
  • Min group size - call for details
  • Solo accepted
  • Special group rates
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Establishment Features

  • Available for wedding receptions
  • Dogs Accepted
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun
  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Buckfastleigh station, where there is ample car parking is on the A38, midway between Exeter and Plymouth.

Public Transport Directions

Rail - Totnes national rail station is a less than 500 yard walk from our station at Totnes.
Bus to Buckfastleigh - 88, X38, buses stop at Buckfastleigh station.
Bus to Totnes - 88, X64, X80/81, 164, 606 buses stop at Totnes mainline station.

Awards

  • Devon TourismDevon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp Devon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp 2017

Opening Times

Open Christmas
Open New Year
Open (20 July 2017 - 30 Aug 2017)
Open (31 Aug 2017 - 31 Oct 2017)
Open (1 Mar 2018 - 19 July 2018)

* Special timetables run at certain times of year. Santa-by-Steam trains run in December, with further trains over the new year period. See the website for more details.

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