we will once again be running Steam Trains again from 17th May!
We can't wait to see you all again!
Gifts & Models
Our online store and our Ebay shop remain open with an ever increasing range, if you can't find what you are looking feel free to phone or email us.
In the meantime, our site at Buckfastleigh will be open every day from 12th to 18th April 2021, then every Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday from 10am to 4pm from April 19th.
There’s plenty to see so why not come for a walk around the station and get up close to our exhibits.
We’d love to see you!
Welcome to the South Devon Railway
The multi-award winning South Devon Railway is one of Devon’s and the West Country’s best loved tourist attractions and is the longest established steam railway in the south west, celebrating over 50 years in preservation.
The SDR is a seven mile former Great Western Railway branch line, built in 1872, which runs along the stunning valley of the River Dart between Buckfastleigh and Totnes. We run steam trains with heritage rolling stock and offer a wonderful all day, all weather attraction for families and people of all ages.
Once we are back to normal and fully open again, you’ll be able to ride the South Devon Railway and, while you are with us, visit the Totnes Rare Breeds Farm and Dartmoor Otters & Buckfast Butterflies: 3 Great Attractions, 1 Amazing Day.
Find us just off the A38 at Buckfastleigh, very close to the famous Buckfast Abbey, or by train to Totnes on the Great Western main line.
Buckfastleigh is around 22 miles from Exeter, 21 miles from Plymouth, 19 miles from Dartmouth and 13 miles from Paignton.
We have teamed up with our two fantastic neighbouring attractions to offer superb value 3 Great Attractions, 1 Amazing Day joint tickets. It’s one of Devon’s most varied days out that really does offer something for all the family day out. It’s a real treat and, with special price joint tickets, fantastic value too! Click the logo below for more details.
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