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Steam train trip to Minehead

This waas part of the itinerary for a coach tour. This to me is the way to see the countryside, no... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
Jimbo1527
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Great day out

Have been here many times living local to the attraction my young son loves coming here again and... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Joel B
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Tiverton, United Kingdom
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Jump on Board for train loads of fun! Unlimited train rides, model railways, model village, indoor play coaches and outdoor play areas all set within a former railway station on the Exe Valley Line
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Nr Bickleigh Mill | A396-Exeter-Tiverton Rd, Tiverton EX16 8RG, England
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+44 1884 855671
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

This waas part of the itinerary for a coach tour. This to me is the way to see the countryside, no traffic jams and fighting for space on the road. A relaxing journey with lots to see.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jimbo1527
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 November 2018

Thank you for your review but I believe your review is for west somerset railway and not us as we are situated near Tiverton and we are a long way from Minehead.

Reviewed 23 October 2018

Have been here many times living local to the attraction my young son loves coming here again and again he is train mad and likes to go round everything as many times as possible , with the two train rides , indoor model railway scenes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Joel B
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Thank you for your great review. We are all delighted when guests such as yourself recognise the range of facilities we have on offer. We all enjoy what we do and we hope we add to the overall fun. Thanks for your kind comments about...More

Reviewed 22 October 2018

This was a cute little place, but I felt it was more of an 'afternoon out' it certainly wouldn't have filled a day for us. My 3 year old loved going on the train rides, and also riding along the little track which you can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you for your review and I am glad your 3 year old enjoyed himself. Many of our visitors do spend the whole day here and enjoy visiting our attractions more than once. I am pleased to read your son particularly enjoyed the train rides.

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

We have visited the railway centre many times over the last two years with our 4 year old and 2 year old. It seems like a small site but there is more than enough to fill the day. There are the two trains, soft play,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you for your lovely review and it's great to read you have visited us many times. Our special events are always well received and we hope they add to the enjoyment of your day. Thanks for mentioning our friendly staff. They all work hard...More

Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

Had a really good day with loads of things to do and see. 2 different types of trains to ride on as many times as you want. Numerous different vehicles kids can drive themselves. Model village with quizzes in each section. Playgrounds and crazy golf....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

Thank you for your 5 star review. Great to read your children loved their time with us and you found plenty of activities to do.

Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We visited with our son on a short break away when most tourist attractions had closed mid week. I have to admit I wasn't that excited about a railway attraction but my 2 year old was so excited and loved it! I actually enjoyed it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ames101
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2018

Wow! "Such a hidden gem!" - what a compliment. Thank you. I am so pleased you all had such a lovely time with us and you felt we catered well for young children. We aim to keep our prices at a level where we consider...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018

A nice visit here, a great design and a great set up. Train rides were ok, Restaurant was good and all the staff were smiling and happy! If you love trains this is the place for you Models are great!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2018

Thank you for your review. Our staff are a very friendly crew and it's great when visitors comment on this. We are really pleased you all enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We packed a picnic and headed off to this great attraction. Our son loves trains and he certainly enjoyed this day out! There is so much to do and it's great value for money. The model train tracks in actual train carriages are great, as...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Wow! Thank you for your fantastic review and we are delighted to be one of your favourite places that you visited. We are indeed proud of our attraction and it's great when guests recognise the thought that goes into planning all of our activities so...More

Reviewed 1 October 2018

What a lovely place - it was clean, fresh and the staff seemed happy to be there. Lots for the kids ( take a few 50p pieces with you), lots of button pushing and things to do. Granddad (me) and his grandchildren thoroughly enjoyed the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you for your review and I am so pleased that both you and your grandchildren enjoyed yourselves.

Reviewed 30 September 2018

We went while we were on holiday earlier on in the month. If you don''t know the area, make sure that you have your satnav plumed in we found that they way that the satnav sent us, it was not sign posted, but that might...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you for your very detailed review. I am delighted to read that you spent nearly the whole day with us and you consider us good value. We aim to offer something for everyone and hope the added I spys offer an extra fun challenge!

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ianDSampson
17 November 2018|
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Response from Matthew G | Property representative |
No. We are now closed for the season and will reopen on April 6th 2019.
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Sarah B
25 August 2018|
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Response from Matthew G | Property representative |
Yes it is possible to take dogs on the train. They are allowed in all outdoor areas around the site but not in the buildings.
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