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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 993 review(s)from 993 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
    687
  • Very Good
    246
  • Average
    43
  • Poor
    9
  • Terrible
    8

Recent Reviews:

  • John H
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Family
    Great day out for any steam enthusiast
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 8th November 2017
    My family and I looked forward to a day on an authentic steam train and, despite the cost being a little steep, we paid at the old fashioned ticket office and waited for the train to arrive. We were... Read full review
  • LuxuriousNomad_com
    Torquay, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    Lovely
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 7th November 2017
    Quite simply a lovely step back in time! The staff were all very friendly and the train trip itself was wonderful. Read full review
  • thehubbards1954
    Basingstoke, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Couples
    Brilliant day out
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 7th November 2017
    Staff extremely helpful and knowledge. Very popular, lovely countryside. Consider Buckfastleigh to Totnes on SDR and then Totnes to Exeter on GWR. Get a slow train and really enjoy the Dawlish run... 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 (1 Mar 2018 - 19 July 2018)
Open (20 July 2018 - 30 Aug 2018)
Open (31 Aug 2018 - 31 Oct 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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