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Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company

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The award winning Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boat Company!...Dartmouth Steam Railway steam trains travel seven miles along the most spectacular South Devon coast down into the Dart Valley and to the village of Kingswear which sits proudly...more
Queens Park Station Torbay Road, Paignton TQ4 6AF, England
+44 1803 555872
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All reviews round robin open top bus foot ferry observation car steam railway jubilee pass greenway halt lovely trip return trip greenway house ticket office train trip step back in time beautiful scenery agatha christies day trip well worth the money
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Reviewed yesterday

We went to the Steam Train station in Paignton on the morning ( tip there is a gift shop and snacks at this lovely old station so make time before you go to view it first) Watched the Steam Engine getting ready boarded the old...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Lyra-Will
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wonderful railways with lots of trips around Devon .beautiful scenic routes of country side and beautiful sea 🌊.the round robin trip is worth every penny.a must try for a lovely day out .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank SiobhanF157
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our children and grandchildren visited over the Christmas we were looking for something to while away the day and decided to go on the Dartmouth Steam Railway. Although we have done this a few times it never fails to prove a great day out. With...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have used this train several times when we have visitors to stay. It is a great trip, although a bit expensive for a family. In December 2018 we went on the Train of lights which was a great evening. We took the trip on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sdove2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We (my 80 year old mum and her friend and I) had a lovely trip in the "Devon Belle" Pullman carriage on the Santa Express. The train is great with unlimited drinks and some tasty canapes. Also the views over the beautiful Devon shoreline are...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MarionMcCune
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is around £17 per ticket so quite expensive bit worth it. This was a limited Christmas train. However all that made it different was that there was lots of illuminated tube lighting all over the train and the carriages. This was draped over the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank fmsam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whilst in the area we decided to do a river cruise, with a few booths along the harbour we noticed one with a 1:30pm sailing which would work with lunch for the kids. So booking our tickets £25 for family ticket for hours trip we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chrisJHorn78
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked for 4 Adults (2 seniors) and upgraded on the day to the Observation carriage so total cost approaching £100. Trip was taken between Christmas and the New Year. Was surprised to note that seating had not been allocated at the time of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DebJones2019
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Rode the rails from Paignton to Kingswere. Lovely train and carriages with great nostalgic feel. It seemed to be over really quickly though with only a 5 minute stop at Kingswere. The train was set up for its train of lights event so there were...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank gadgetgirljaye
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a thoroughly enjoyable experience on 21st December :-) Well done to all involved on this first venture. I understand constructive feedback will make it even better next year! Special thanks must go to Steve in the booking office for making me so welcome...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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28 August 2018|
Response from Soniageach | Reviewed this property |
People did get on and off the train at the stops along the way and there was an attendant collecting fares during the journey so I would think yes.
Heather F
4 August 2018|
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Response from Rachael S | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I think so
Ann C
31 July 2018|
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Response from CarharrackmanRedruth | Reviewed this property |
I think others have already answered your question and there is more information on their website.