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Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company

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Address: Queens Park Station Torbay Road, Paignton TQ4 6AF, England
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The award winning Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boat...

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 opposite the Port of Dartmouth. Dartmouth River Boats operate on the stunning river Dart offering daily services to the historic town of Totnes and to the picturesque village of Dittisham. Harbour Cruises operate daily from Dartmouth. There are also wonderful adventures by sea from Torquay, Brixham & Salcombe to enjoy. We are unique in offering combined steam railway, bus and boat excursions for days out in Devon. The Round Robin is an award-winning full day out - a steam train journey, ferry crossing, river cruise and bus ride - a great full day out!In addition, we operate the last remaining coal fired paddle steamer in the UK - the beautiful 'Kingswear Castle'.Plus lots of other fantastic excursions and combinations!

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We had a lovely time aboard the Santa Express. Felt festive from the off, the staff/performers were great and the atmosphere magical, the grandchildren loved it. Gifts for the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had a lovely time aboard the Santa Express. Felt festive from the off, the staff/performers were great and the atmosphere magical, the grandchildren loved it. Gifts for the children and refreshments too all made it a great morning. We're looking forward to the round robin in the summer!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Have been on this a number of times now and the whole experience is amazing the views are breathtaking and I highly recommend the round robin ( train, bus and ferry)

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great trip after christmas, family loved it. Very pleasant staff and welcoming on board. the weather wasn't the nicest but we didn't let it put us off..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Brought back wonderful memories of my youth travelling on what I would call a real train. A grand journey through beautiful countryside, alighting at Dartmouth, boarding the ferry across the Dart to explore the Town.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

On the 31st December 2016 we decided to have a family day out. We took our 3 week old son and 18 month old Niece. Our Niece was fascinated by the Steam train and loved the journey. The views and tradition of the steam train really do take you back in time. A lovely train journey that provides time to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived at the platform at Goodrington to find it unmanned and we had no cash on us. The staff on the train were very helpful and allowed travel and to pay when we arrived in Dartmouth. Brilliant service. The old steam train was a great sight to see and the views along the way were brilliant. The trains have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Defy anyone to find a more idyllic steam line than this one, fabulous views over the coast and down the dart estuary.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great little steam railway heritage line with views that are to die for. The coast views and then onto the Dart and onwards to Kingswear. Gobsmackingly good!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Been down to the Bay many times but we’ve never ridden on the steam railway before. There were lots of older chaps getting very excited and having their pictures taken with the engines – it’s never floated my boat but it was a nice experience. If I’m honest though it was expensive for what it is (£16 for adults and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful morning all the staff from genie to elf where absolutely amazing my children had an fabulous time the santa and elf who deliverd the present to cosch j on the 10.30 where brilliant stopping for pictures and a little talk. Will definitely be coming again next year and will be recommending to friends with children of all... More 

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