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Dartmoor Railway

156 reviews
Okehampton, United Kingdom
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Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely disappointed with the service. Bad organisation. £45 for a 5 minute train ride on a very dirty train. My daughters 4 & 2 received no gift which left them upset. Spent approx 20 minutes off the train listening to a story then rushed back...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank Latasha C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a disappointment today was, £71 for four adults and a 2 year old child, we were led to believe that Peppa Pig would be visiting the chidren on the train with a nice gift for them, in reality, the train was absolutely filthy, we...More

Date of experience: April 2019
4  Thank ClaireEvans2504
Reviewed February 27, 2019

The standard of food at Dartmoor railway is a lovely surprise ! Lovely selection of home made soups, cakes to die for and a good menu of jacket potatoes, pies, fish , breakfasts and other dishes. Staff are friendly and helpful and nothing is too...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mags L
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Excellent exciting trip for little ones. Ideal age? I would say from a confident 2-4 year old up to a (young) 10 year old. Ideal age around 6 when the belief in Father Christmas is strong! VERY lovely, cheery, helpful, friendly elves, helpers, car park...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Becky F
Reviewed December 16, 2018 via mobile

Drove back to Bristol feeling very festive. Lots of Xmas cheer and spirit on a 2 hour journey of fun and madness. My 4 year old loved it and my 2 year old thoroughly enjoyed the experience. Few little easy tweaks could improve this experience...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ben H
Reviewed December 13, 2018

Took my disabled daughter and I have to say what a fantastic time she had, the train ride is excellent as are the gifts and the show but the clowning glory has to be the staff and the level of kindness and energy they put...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank tdk31
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

It was absolutely brilliant, kids 5 and 2 loved it. Lots of interaction on the train, singing and dancing. Visit from Santa himself with a small gift for each child. Hot chocolate and cookies on board. We went premium and had the free mug, which...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank busy-mum-of-4
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We loved Our little trip for the xmas train and we will definitely be doing it again even with our PJs on thanks a lot and good work

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Rickyandfam
Reviewed September 8, 2018 via mobile

An excellent festive experience aboard the train to Christmas Town. Recently went with family and three kids enjoyed it. The train ride was just the right journey time as advertised and the train was decorated in a Christmassy fashion to set the scene.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank 1992Andy
Reviewed September 6, 2018

On my recent visit the train service was operated by the class 08 shunter with two carriages and a freight brake van. For an additional small donation I rode each way with the guard in the brake van. The views and sounds from the veranda...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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October 4, 2017|
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Response from sdjrdavidtharby | Reviewed this property |
Maybe short staffed out of season, try emailing. I would not expect problems as I have always found them very reliable.