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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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Nice day

We had a nice day as a family of 5. Spent about 4 hours riding the trains and looking round the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
thelegend1973
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Strood, United Kingdom
via mobile
Last weekend of season

Season ticket holders still enjoying the 3 year old and his excitement on the trains. Took friends... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dean_Hocking
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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%
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“train rides” (60 reviews)
“model village” (44 reviews)
“crazy golf” (30 reviews)
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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

We had a nice day as a family of 5. Spent about 4 hours riding the trains and looking round the model village. Was better than i expected despite a chilly day. Quite small area but a lot crammed in and competitive with pricing as...More

Thank thelegend1973
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and I am delighted that you enjoyed your visit and would happily come and see us again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Season ticket holders still enjoying the 3 year old and his excitement on the trains. Took friends for their 1st time and great watching the kids faces. Halloween week with a pumpkin trail and prize at the end added an extra level of fun. Not...More

1  Thank Dean_Hocking
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and its great to read you have visited us a number of times with your season ticket. We hope to see you again next season!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our Grandkids aged 5 &3 today and had a lovely time. Plenty of things to do despite the rain and a good little cafe too....the panini was excellent. Although a small place it is packed with things to see and do. We will...More

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

Thank you for your review and I am so glad the rain didn't affect your enjoyment. We do try to cater for all weathers and have a range of activities undercover which I am sure you took advantage of when the rain fell! I will...More

Reviewed 2 October 2017 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
Matthew G, Owner at Devon Railway Centre, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review and we are all delighted that you enjoyed your time here so much. We look forward to welcoming you again!

Reviewed 17 September 2017

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 22 September 2017

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 15 September 2017 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 17 September 2017

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 17 September 2017

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 17 September 2017

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!

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Pixiecake1972
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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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