The Sea Train
NO train services will operate on Weds 18th March. Steam trains and river cruises will run on Thurs 19th March and this will be our last operational day due to the current advice given regarding Coronavirus. This will be reviewed weekly.
Weather permitting The Sea Train 2020 runs every day from 1st April to 30th September.
OCTOBER sailings: timetable will be available later in the summer.
Join us for a day packed full of adventure on our new excursion 'The Sea Train Adventure.' Your ticket includes a 1 hour 45 minute Sea Voyage, 30 minute Steam Train journey and 20 minute bus ride.
Book this excursion on the day at Torquay harbour side at the Western Lady kiosk at Vaughn Parade.
Departs Torquay at 11:00 and Brixham at 11:40. Arrives in Dartmouth at 13:00. Return via passenger ferry, steam train and our No.100 bus (or Stagecoach bus No.12 bus until 19:00 - just £1.50 when you show your valid Sea Train ticket to the driver).
There are various options for you to choose from to enjoy your Sea Train adventure....
Option 1 - Sea Voyage first
Catch the boat to Dartmouth from North Quay Steps in Torquay at 11:00 or from Brixham at 11:40. Explore the historic town of Dartmouth before getting the foot passenger ferry to Kingswear station for a Devonshire Cream Tea in the Belle Bistro, (not included in ticket price), before boarding the steam train to Paignton. Return to Torquay on Stagecoach bus No.12 every 15 minutes from the bus station*.
Option 2 - Bus first
Stagecoach bus No.12 from Torquay to Paignton, (every 15 minutes from The Strand/harbour*). Enjoy a steam train journey from Paignton to Kingswear. Catch the foot passenger ferry to Dartmouth and explore the town before boarding the boat from The Embankment at 15:30 for the return Sea Voyage to Torquay.
Option 3 - Steam & Cruise, (if Sea Train Adventure is not possible due to bad weather)
If the Sea Train Adventure is unable to operate due to bad weather or sea conditions, your ticket will be immediately upgraded to a superior 'Steam & Cruise' ticket. Catch Stagecoach bus No.12 to Paignton*, enjoy a steam train ride to Kingswear, foot passenger ferry to Dartmouth and 1 hour River Dart cruise. Return to Paignton by steam train and then onto Torquay by No.12 Stagecoach bus*. This arrangement is to ensure that whatever the weather your day out with us is secure, (exchange your ticket at the Kiosk at the top of the ramp in Dartmouth for your return coupon).
This excursion is sea condition and weather dependent. Please call our Days Out advisors on 01803 555872 on the morning of departure to check that this excursion is running. Alternatively, please check-in with Western Lady kiosk at Vaughn Parade. We will try our utmost to run, however we will put your safety and comfort first.
*Only £1.50 when you show your valid ticket to the driver.