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The Devon Boat-Train

The Devon Boat-Train

One of our most popular days out - history and heritage - scenery and wildlife.


One of our most popular days out - history and heritage - scenery and wildlife.

A Special Day Out combining the luxury of modern coach travel with the romance of the steam train and relaxation of a boat cruise. This fascinating day out explores the historic and unsurpassed scenic splendour of the Devon Riviera and River Dart -  a long standing favourite!

Boat cruise from Totnes down the River Dart to Dartmouth

Time for sightseeing and lunch in Dartmouth

Foot ferry across the busy harbour from Dartmouth to kingswear

Steam Train from Kingswear to Paignton


Sunday 26th April

Start from: Chickerell 07:15 - Portland 07:45 - Weymouth 08:15 - Dorchester 08:45
Coffee stop at Exeter Services
Arrive Totnes Steamer Quay by 11:45. Boat sails at 12:00 noon.
Cruise downstream with an informative and amusing commentary of the waterside sights.
Boat due to arrive in Dartmouth at 13:15. Stay for sightseeing and lunch.
Join the foot ferry from Dartmouth at 16:30 - 5 minute crossing to Kingswear.
Train departs at 17:00 to steam to Paignton - 7 miles in the Great Western tradition.
Arrive Piagnton 17:30 where your Bluebird Coach awaits.
Stop at Exeter services for tea
Return to Dorchester by 20:30 - Weymouth 21:00 - Portland 21:20 - Chickerell 21:45



Price includes

Coach, Steam Train, River Ferry and Boat Cruise Fares.


ONLY £50 Adult,  £49 Senior,  £40 Child


Always tremendously popular - one of our Best Sellers! BOOK EARLY

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Bridport Bus Station Bridport Bus Station, West Street
Bridport Toll House Bridport, Bus stop, Former Toll House Pub
Britannia Inn Britannia Inn, Fortuneswell, Portland
Charlestown The Alexandra Inn, Chickerell Road, Charlestown
Chickerell Bluebird Garage, Chickerell Road
Dorchester South Station Dorchester South Station bus stop
Dorchester TOT Top O'Town Car Park (by cafe), Dorchester
Easton Easton Square, Portland
Foords Corner Foords Corner bus stop, Wyke Regis
Jestys Avenue Bus stop end of Jestys Avenue on Littlemoor Road
Littlemead Broadwey, Littlemead bus stop (Swan Inn)
Lodmoor Hill Lodmoor Hill Bus Stop (near Post Office)
Lyndale bus stop Wyke Regis, Lyndale Bus Stop
Nottington Broadwey, Nottington Corner bus stop
Poundbury QMSW Poundbury Queen Mother Square bus stop
(Coach heading out of Dorchester)
Radipole Spa Hotel bus stop, Radipole
Redlands Redlands, Opposite Garage
Sgt Bunn St Bunn Bakery, Lanehouse Rocks Road
St Edmunds Church St Edmunds Church, Lanehouse Rocks Road
St Johns Church Weymouth, St Johns Church, outside Dentist
St Nicholas Church St Nicholas Church, Buxton Road, Weymouth
Victoria Square Victoria Square bus stop, Portland
Westwey Road Westwey Rd, Magistrates Court, Weymouth
Weymouth Bluebird Weymouth, Outside Bluebird Office,
K1 bus stop
Winterborne Abbas Coach & Horses Pub, Winterborne Abbas
Wyke Smuggler Smugglers Inn, Wyke Regis
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