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Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat

Dartmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Took daughter who expected to be bored but thoroughly enjoyed humorous narrative. Nice way to spend an hour looking at Dartmouth from the river. Saw a seal and mute swan with 10 cygnets. Despite being the youngest on the boat, we enjoyed it. Only downside...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Susan P
Reviewed 3 days ago

Really enjoyed an hour and a half river cruise on the Steam Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle yesterday 16/09/2019. For anyone interested in historic transport, the paddle steamer would be of great interest, even if you are not it's a great way to see part of...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Mark J
Reviewed 5 days ago

We'd seen this advertised numerous times in various places and thought it would be a really good way to explore the Devon coast and Dartmouth. We were staying in Torquay and started the trip on the bus from just outside Debenhams, ideal central location. It's...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Colin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

steam train from paignton organized staff. little shop at paington. steady trip to dartmouth. with lovely viewa in places. I am told the anouncements were informative unfortunatly i could not hear them. easy to get on little ferry from train to cross river to the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank karen m
Reviewed August 9, 2019

Our trip included a steam railway ride to Kingwear, a ferry ride across to Dartmouth, a round trip river cruise taking in a section of the river up to and beyond the Royal Naval College and then out to sea to see the coastline. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Heath0
Reviewed August 8, 2019 via mobile

Picked up the round robin bus as the first stage of this trip in Paignton which led us to board the ferry at Totnes which took us 90 minutes slow sailing to Dartmouth then the ferry across the river to the steam train back to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 7, 2019

we went from paignton to dartmouth ferry and across to dartmouth to take a river cruise which was relaxing and informative and a good way to get a taste of the area

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank diane m
Reviewed August 3, 2019 via mobile

We did the round robin trip and it was simply THE BEST! (£28.50 per adult) We are fairly local (Plymouth) and I would recommend kicking off with the open top bus trip from Totnes to Paignton. There is a large car park, that costs just...More

Date of experience: August 2019
1  Thank 969josw
Reviewed July 29, 2019 via mobile

Every time I come to Paignton I’ve always used the Dartmouth Steam Train to travel down to Kingswear and then take the ferry over to Dartmouth. The steam train is always clean inside and has plenty of seats. It also has a lay-by for pushchairs...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank reeve24
Reviewed July 28, 2019 via mobile

Took 3 kids under 5 on the steam train from Kingswear - they absolutely loved it - great dinosaur spotting game on the train - it took about 30 mins to get to Paignton - not too expensive. Station had a cafe and food to...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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According to their website it’s 24th March to 3rd November
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Response from June D | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest ringing the office of round robin steam train company(number on Internet) to ask if they have anything special happening in the run up to Christmas. We paid £23 each as senior citizens and that was for us... More
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