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South Devon Railway

Standard gauge line from Buckfastleigh for seven miles to Totnes giving a one hour round trip. Much of the journey is beside the River Dart through an area of great scenic beauty. 16 preserved locomotives.


  • Parking
  • Refreshments
  • Souvenir Shop
  • Full disabled access


South Devon Railway Trust


The Station Dart Bridge Road Buckfastleigh Devon TQ11 0DZ

Open days

Daily 16 Mar-3 Nov. 26 Dec-1 Jan 2020. Santas in Dec.


By Bus: various

By Rail: Totnes / 0.3 miles

It is a seven mile former Great Western Railway branch line, built in 1872, which runs along the stunning valley of the River Dart between Buckfastleigh and Totnes (Riverside), running steam trains with heritage rolling stock.

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