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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!


Includes a nostalgic ride on the Dartmouth Steam Railway from Paignton to Kingswear (or vice-versa)

Foot ferry across the busy harbour from Kingswear to Dartmouth (or vice-versa)

Time for sightseeing and lunch in Dartmouth

A scenic Boat Cruise on The River Dart from Dartmouth to Totnes (or vice versa)

Please see individual date itineraries for specific directions of travel

Wed 21st Aug

Start from Chickerell 07:30 - Portland 08:00 - Weymouth 08:30 - Dorchester 09:00
Stop ant Exeter services for coffee
Arrive Paignton Station by 12 noon. Join the 12:25 steam train to Kingswear, arriving at 12:55.
Board the 13:05 foot ferry from Kingswear to Dartmouth (5 mins crossing)
Time for lunch and sightseeing in Dartmouth
Reassemble on quayside at 15:30 to join the river linkboat cruise departing at 15:45
Cruise up the river accompanied by a skipper commentary- arrive Totnes 17:15
Coach will leave Totnes at 17:30
Stop at Exeter services for tea
Return to Dorchester by 20:45 - Weymouth 21:15 - Portland - 21:35 - Chickerell 21:55

Price includes

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


ONLY £66 Adult/Senior  £56 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
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 opposite
estate agents (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
Wyke Smuggler Smugglers Inn, Wyke Regis
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