How to Find Us

Are you planning a visit to the South Devon Railway? You’ll need to know how to find us then… so, we have put all the information you need here.

We look forward to welcoming you soon.

By Car

Buckfastleigh is where our main car park is, with ample free car and coach parking. It is between Exeter and Plymouth on the A38. Leave at the Dart Bridge junction and follow the brown signs for the South Devon Railway.

From Paignton, Torquay, Dawlish and Teignmouth, travel via Newton Abbot and the A383 to the A38.
Satnav: TQ11 0DZ.

Totnes is on the A385 from Paignton and the A381 from Kingsbridge and Dartmouth. The SDR station (Totnes Riverside) is reached by footpath links from Totnes main line station (around 450m) and the town where there are a number of public car parks. There is no dedicated car parking for Totnes Riverside station. Our station is about a 20 minute walk from the town centre.

By Train

Totnes main line station on the Great Western main line is close to our station at Totnes Riverside. Great Western Railway and Cross Country Trains serve Totnes station.

Details on main line train times can be obtained from National Rail Enquiries.

From Totnes main line station; follow the signs to the South Devon Railway station. This is via a footpath of around 450m.

By Bus

Buses stop close to our station at Buckfastleigh and at Totnes main line station or town centre.

Bob the Bus: Totnes Circular ‘Hail & Ride’ services linking the railway station with the town centre (Mon – Fri). Timetable

Stagecoach South West 7: Exeter – Newton Abbot – Totnes

Stagecoach South West 88: Newton Abbot – Ashburton – Buckfastleigh – Totnes (Mon – Sat)

Stagecoach South West 92: Totnes  – Harbertonford – Blackawton Leisure Park – Dartmouth (Mon – Sat)

Stagecoach South West Gold: Torquay – Paignton – Totnes – Plymouth

Tallyho 164: Totnes – Kingsbridge – Salcombe

Bus travel details also from Traveline South West.


Find us on Google Maps.

Grid reference SX 74608 66278.