South Devon Railway | Day Out With The Kids

South Devon Railway

Buckfastleigh, Devon, England

Attraction Information

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Ages: all ages

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Journey through a beautiful and unspoilt countryside overflowing with wildlife at the South Devon Railway.

The line runs for 7 miles from Buckfastleigh to Totnes, along the stunning valley of the river Dart, with a backdrop of beautiful Devonshire hills. There is plenty to see at both ends of the track, and trains also stop at Steverton, which has some stunning riverside walks to the nearby village.

At the stops you’ll find a play area, museum, gardens, a picnic area, and a model and gift shop with a model railway. Dartmoor Otters, Buckfast Butterflies and Totnes Rare Breeds Farm can be found at Buckfastleigh station. Why not combine your train journey with a visit to see the local wildlife and help support the local conservation efforts?

  • Witness the beautiful Devonshire hills
  • Overflowing with local wildlife
  • Museum, play area, gardens and a model railway


  • Toilets Toilets Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Disabled Disabled Toilets Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly
  • Parking Parking Available On-site

Getting There and Contact Information


The Station, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0DZ, England


Click here to visit South Devon Railway's website
01364 644370

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Opening hours are subject to change. Please call the attraction directly to avoid disappointment.


Adults: £15.00

Kids: £9.00

Under 3's: Free

Seniors: £14.00

Family: £45.00

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