South Devon Steam Railway
South Devon Railway is a seven mile line running down the stunning River Dart valley. It runs between Buckfastleigh, the main station, and Totnes in the south west of the country.
See the SDR website for the timetable and other details.
What makes it special
- A stunning seven mile steam railway line
Other things to do nearby
The Diving Centre offers diving, with dive boats visiting the wrecks and reefs of Lyme Bay and Torbay.
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Get really close to adorable miniature Shetland ponies and miniature Mediterranean donkeys.
Journey through the oceans of the world from the local shoreline to the deep Atlantic. Visit the NMA website
Find out about Dartmoor and its history, culture and wildlife, and explore the gallery here which has regularly changing exhibitions.
Choose from 18 fantastic group activities from gorge-scrambling, archery, pony-trekking, mountain boarding, mountain biking and a full range of watersports. Other activities including cycle hire
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Activity Holidays are a great way to get active with your family.
The last remaining water-powered forge in England gives a unique insight into 19th century village life.
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