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Devon Railway Centre

Nr Bickleigh Mill | A396-Exeter-Tiverton Rd, Tiverton EX16 8RG, England
+44 1884 855671
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Amazing Day Out.

This place is absolutely great for all ages. We have 2 toddlers who like us loved the miniature... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gareth L
via mobile
Great for Granparents and toddlers

The site is not big but great for us. Our Granddaughter was occupied for hours hopping on and off... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
saffery33
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Jump on Board for train loads of fun! Unlimited train rides, model railways, model village, indoor play coaches and outdoor play areas all set within a former railway station on the Exe Valley Line
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“model village” (42 reviews)
“crazy golf” (30 reviews)
“sand pit” (24 reviews)
LOCATION
Nr Bickleigh Mill | A396-Exeter-Tiverton Rd, Tiverton EX16 8RG, England
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+44 1884 855671
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is absolutely great for all ages. We have 2 toddlers who like us loved the miniature train ride through the Gnome Kingdom and through the woods. The model railway was also brilliant to see different trains of all ages going through man made...More

Thank Gareth L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The site is not big but great for us. Our Granddaughter was occupied for hours hopping on and off trains and using the carriages which house the ball pit, sand pit and toy train, indoor play area and loved Gnome village without us being run...More

Thank saffery33
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and delighted to read you had such an enjoyable time with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled out of our way today to visit Devon railway centre whilst on a trip to the West Country. The site had an "end of season" feeling to it, exhibits a little tired from a long summer and staff, although pleasant, looked as if they...More

Thank DarrenSims
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review though I am surprised and disappointed that you felt our model village was tired. We work extremely hard in maintaining the buildings, figures and general accessories and can assure you each building is freshly painted on an annual basis and...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Went with our grandson ( 2 1/2) and struggled to leave. Lots to do for young children, trains to ride, buttons to press etc. Soft play area. Place next door does a nice lunch and you get a stamp on your hand when you leave...More

Thank James M
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and recognising the range of activities we have to entertain our visitors. Young children do often find it difficult to leave when they are having such fun and you are right it is sometimes a struggle to leave! We look...More

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

A fab day out for all ages, went with friends. Our children range from 14 to 1 year. A had a good time. Lots to see and do. We took a picnic which spread out the day. With soft play, model railways, train rides and...More

Thank Suzanne B
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review and I am delighted that you all had such fun with us. We consider we offer excellent value for money and it's great when guests recognise this too. We hope to entertain you and your family again!

Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Went for sons birthday treat whilst on holiday. Was told by numerous staff to tell train driver and he would let son wave the flag, which he did and loved it! Staff friendly and everywhere really well laid out. Would return if in area again....More

Thank travellingjacks
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

We are really that you chose us to help celebrate your son's birthday and that he had such a great day! Our staff are a very friendly bunch and work hard to add to your overall enjoyment and thanks for mentioning them. I will pass...More

Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

The whole family spent a brilliant day at the railway centre. Our toddler loved the train rides & soft play, whilst the cafe and mini-golf were hits for the older ones. The model village was amazing & we spent a wonderful day visiting the attraction....More

Thank markc402
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Many thanks for your lovely review and I am so pleased that all the family had a great time!

Reviewed 18 August 2017

had 4 year old and 7 year old. great place with lots of different things rain or shine would go again.very good value for money to get in and food.

Thank Gemma W
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your recent review and I am delighted that you enjoyed your time with us.

Reviewed 18 August 2017

I have passed this on the way to work for several years , with the weather being unsettled and not wanting to travel too far from home we took our two grandchildren to the Devon railway centre as a suprise. We all had a great...More

Thank denise m
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for coming to visit us after driving past for several years! I am really pleased to read that you all had such a great time here. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Do visit this lovely centre...such fun and very friendly. I have a season ticket for myself and grandchildren which I well worth if you live reasonably close. I have seen this centre grow over the years and recently opened the lovely indoor soft play area...More

Thank margaretwest321
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you for your lovely review. It's great to read that you have seen the railway centre grow over the years and that you enjoy visiting so much. You are right, the soft play area does help to make our attraction an all weather facility...More

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Pixiecake1972
15 March 2015|
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Response from Matthew G | Property representative |
2 adults and 3 children can come in on a family ticket, costing £28.20 and then you will pay £6.90 for the extra child (assuming all the children are over 3 years old). Under 3s are free.
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