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Dartmouth Steam Railway (starting in Paignton)

Type:Steam Railway

Queen's Park Station, Torbay Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6AF

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Dartmouth Steam Railway (starting in Paignton)
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Opening Dates and Times

2021 Opening (13 Apr 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)

* Please visit the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway website for Train Timetables.
Dogs: Accepted on a lead on all trips, £2 charge per dog

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Guide Prices

For more detailed prices on Train, Ferry and Boat combination tickets please visit the Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway website.

About

A warm welcome awaits you at Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boats. We provide steam train travel, river and sea cruises across the English Riviera and along the beautiful river Dart in South Devon. We are open from mid April to November (plus our winter steam train service run in November and December on selected dates). The stunning Train of Lights and famous Santa Express services also run on selected dates in December.

The Dartmouth Steam Railway from Paignton runs for seven miles in Great Western tradition along the spectacular Torbay coast to Goodrington Sands, Churston and through the wooded slopes bordering the Dart estuary and on to Kingswear. The scenery is superb, with seascapes right across Lyme Bay to Portland Bill on clear days. Approaching Kingswear along the beautiful River Dart, with its fascinating craft, and on the far side, the olde worlde town of Dartmouth and the famous Britannia Royal Naval College, Butterwalk, Bayard’s Cove and Dartmouth Castle.

Dogs: Accepted on a lead on all trips, £2 charge per dog.

Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boat Company are named the winner in the 2021 Heritage Railway Association award for the Outstanding Visitor Attraction.

Awards

  • Devon TourismVisit Devon Awards - Silver Visit Devon Awards - Silver 2019
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021
  • Devon TourismVisit Devon Tourism awards – Unsung Hero Visit Devon Tourism awards – Unsung Hero 2020

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Recent Reviews:

  • IFlank
    Tel Aviv, Israel
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Good family fun
    4 of 5 stars
    17th Aug 2022
    Booking is fast and they remind you to take into account the time to take the ferry and come back before deciding which return train to book as the tickets have your seats for both journeys on... Read full review
  • 953marisae
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Fabulous service
    5 of 5 stars
    17th Aug 2022
    Lovely and friendly staff! I needed some extra assistance and the team were so helpful and quick to respond. Cannot fault them for the brilliant customer service! Read full review
  • juliewT2417ES
    Horsham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Great trip but horrible kiosk staff
    4 of 5 stars
    17th Aug 2022
    Absolutely lived this trip, done the round Robin from Dartmouth up to Totnes on the boat, Totnes to Paignton on the bus and then Steam train back to Dartmouth and across on the ferry. Most of the... Read full review

Facilities

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted

Facilities

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.None

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Coffee bar at Paignton station, serving snacks; buffet at Kingswear station serving snacks and light lunches.

Establishment Features

  • Dogs Accepted
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • Max group size - 300
  • Min group size - 20
  • No Smoking Attraction

Payment Methods

  • Delta accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted

Specialist Features

  • Family Fun

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.None

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Dartmouth Steam Railway (starting in Paignton)

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Kingswear Castle Paddle Steamer, DartmouthThe paddle steamer Kingswear Castle is the last remaining coal-fired paddle steamer in operation in the UK today.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Paignton There is no car parking at the steam railway station. Local authority car parking and the car park at the mainline railway station are within 200 yards, all at level access from the town centre. Goodrington Local authority car park close to the station - no wheelchair access to trains because of steps to station platform. Churston Limited free parking adjoining the station, level access. Kingswear Limited parking nearby.

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