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Find out all about us from locations to train and fleet information to history and how to get here
- and all from the comfort of your armchair.

  • locations

    Explore the towns on our network; Paignton, Dartmouth, Totnes, Torquay, Brixham and Kingswear. Unique towns all offering a different atmosphere, scenery and history.

  • our history

    Learn the history of the railway and river boats, how and when they merged and little snippets in between!  Every passenger helps to preserve a little piece of heritage.

  • our Trains

    We are a leading heritage railway in the UK wonderful scenery - magnificent coastal views, rolling Devon countryside and uninterrupted views across the Dart Estuary.

  • our boat fleet

    Enjoy the views around the lower half of the River Dart, the full length of the navigable river to Totnes and sea trips from Torbay. We even have Britain`s only coal fired paddle steamer!

What's on

South Devon plays host to a spectacular array of events throughout the year making it a great area to visit at any time.

Discover Local Events

The 70th Sidmouth Folk Festival Week

The 70th Sidmouth Folk Festival Week

On 2nd August 2024 to 9th August 2024

Thousands of visitors flock to this beautiful coastal town to sample some wonderfully diverse musical offerings.

British Fireworks Championships

British Fireworks Championships

On 14th August 2024 to 15th August 2024

The annual British Firework Championships is hosted by ocean city, Plymouth across two evenings every August.

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Reviews

  • Harry Potteresque - Once on the platform we boarded the train (covid restrictions applied) and stepped back in time and themes of Harry Potters Hogwarts express sprang to mind! Brilliant!
  • Sights and smells - Cannot beat the smell and sound of a steam locomotive, a very scenic ride firstly along the beach, then along the river Dart. A couple of hours in Dartmouth then all aboard for trip back.
  • Brilliant - Brilliant day out. We booked the train and cruise and had a great time. What's not to like; steam train, ferry river crossing and river cruise. Then all in reverse. Great day out!

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