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Great fun and informative

We took the midday paddle steamer in September so it wasn’t busy. Seating can be had very easily... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rich H
via mobile
Boat trip / steam train

Boat trip: £14.50 return Totnes to Dartmouth. It takes an hour & a half each way & we had 3 hours... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
lesley h
Retford, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We took the midday paddle steamer in September so it wasn’t busy. Seating can be had very easily and provides good all round viewing throughout the journey. The pilot was very entertaining and informative in equal measure for the whole time. It’s a very pleasant...More

Thank Rich H
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Boat trip: £14.50 return Totnes to Dartmouth. It takes an hour & a half each way & we had 3 hours in Dartmouth; a lovely little town. Well worth the money, but I bought a book to read for the return journey, probably worth getting...More

Thank lesley h
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Today caught the first boat to Totnes a lovely quiet peacefull ride to Totnes and lovely crew! Caught the boat back at 12noon which left late at 1215pm waiting for an idiot to park his car and took his time doing so and was taking...More

Thank diane w
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great way to spend a day out. The trains were frequent and comfortable. Lovely views along the way. Great value too at £17.50. Quick journey over to Dartmouth which has lots of little shops and more great views across the harbour. Definitely...More

Thank checkitoutLancashire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been on this a few years ago i was a little uncertain. We seemed to stop alot. The train didnt get up much speed. It was rather on the high side off cost. Such a shame has i thought my visit would be the...More

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Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

We have been coming to Dartmouth for years and for the 1st time took the steam train for a return trip to Paignton. We had planned to spend some time there but were very disappointed and dismayed to find it full of cheap shops, arcades...More

Thank Shoedesign
Reviewed 12 August 2018

WE had a smashing day out at Dartmouth. We were on holiday and staying on Dartmoor, so a lovely change to see the difference. Some really stunning views.

Thank mancunian2000
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We took the ‘round robin’ tour. Started with river cruise from Dartmouth to Totnes. One and a half hour trip with commentary. Dave on the microphone has obviously spent a lot of time honing his act, very funny whilst being very informative. Not an easy...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

A great travel experience, staff helpful and knowledgeable, wonderful scenery. Not to be missed. Very good value for money.

Thank 186411Kazza59
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed this journey on a really hot day drinks were gratefully received!it was expensive at £28 for myself and son

Thank val n
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Response from June D | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest ringing the office of round robin steam train company(number on Internet) to ask if they have anything special happening in the run up to Christmas. We paid £23 each as senior citizens and that was for us... More