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Dartmoor Railway

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Okehampton Railway Station Station Road, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 1EJ, England
+44 1837 55164
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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 2 October 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 8 September 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 6 September 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
Thank k r
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We went into cafe are , only to be told “how did you get in where not open yet “ I did reply sorry the gate was open as was the door when we came in , then told you will have to wait, there...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 956stevek
Reviewed 8 August 2018

The 15 minute ride to the viaduct takes you to the start of many walks on Dartmoor. At £4 this is not a cheap ride but an essential one. Do NOT expect the whiff of steam or nicely restored rolling stock. An old BR diesel...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

Great to visit by car cycle or walk . Very good food and drink ,train rides great for kids young and older also adults .

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Richard C
Reviewed 5 August 2018

The station itself feels like stepping into a period drama, so while all the facilities are very much in keeping (ie not at all modern) that is absolutely a big part of its charm. We were there on a down day, it’s busier at weekends...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Islean
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Enjoyable visit to Okehampton Station for lunch. Delicious food eaten on the cool station platform. Trains run to the gorge and back. Travel 1st class or in the open observation car (the cooler option this summer). All work is overseen by Percy.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Linda B
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

A great place to catch a sunday train to Exeter and beyond. At xmas always has a christmas special running giving the children happy memories

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank michael l
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4 October 2017|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
Maybe short staffed out of season, try emailing. I would not expect problems as I have always found them very reliable.
29 December 2016|
Response from _philsmithelc26 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, unsure myself sorry not much help. Try calling them on 01837 52762. Hope this helps.