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First class .all round

Great to visit by car cycle or walk . Very good food and drink ,train rides great for kids young... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Richard C
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Okehampton, United Kingdom
A little trip back in time

The station itself feels like stepping into a period drama, so while all the facilities are very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Islean
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Sussex uk
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Okehampton Railway Station Station Road, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 1EJ, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The 15 minute ride to the viaduct takes you to the start of many walks on Dartmoor. At £4 this is not a cheap ride but an essential one. Do NOT expect the whiff of steam or nicely restored rolling stock. An old BR diesel...More

Thank kewfriend
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to visit by car cycle or walk . Very good food and drink ,train rides great for kids young and older also adults .

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 1 week ago

The station itself feels like stepping into a period drama, so while all the facilities are very much in keeping (ie not at all modern) that is absolutely a big part of its charm. We were there on a down day, it’s busier at weekends...More

Thank Islean
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyable visit to Okehampton Station for lunch. Delicious food eaten on the cool station platform. Trains run to the gorge and back. Travel 1st class or in the open observation car (the cooler option this summer). All work is overseen by Percy.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

A great place to catch a sunday train to Exeter and beyond. At xmas always has a christmas special running giving the children happy memories

Thank michael l
Reviewed June 27, 2018

i went in 2015 and it was not in my liking, we arrived at okehampton station after walking about 4 miles from the nearest car park, and up hill all the way, only to find there was on at the station which we werent told...More

Thank Jackson M
Reviewed May 28, 2018

I visited the Dartmoor Railway yesterday with my son and his friend who are both passionate about trains. Now that the Sunday service from Exeter to Okehampton is being run by GWR again until September this is a good time to visit this lovely little...More

2  Thank Thomas R
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

We cycled to Okehampton station on the Granite Way Cycle route. What a little gem! It was like stepping back in time! We had a very welcome coffee and cake on the platform cafe. We visited the Museum that was run by a friendly volunteer.

Thank tucker123227
Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

Reading some of the reviews obviously other people were mislead as well. We booked for the Polar Express and the website looked the same but failed to notice 'the train to Christmas Town'. The previous year it was the Polar Express which was really good....More

3  Thank Bristol-couple
Reviewed April 27, 2018

Great little cafe and lovely to be in the atmosphere of a pretty posh branch line station. The youth hostel next door looks good too

Thank RobininBRISTOL
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lmbull
October 4, 2017|
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Response from David T | Reviewed this property |
Maybe short staffed out of season, try emailing. I would not expect problems as I have always found them very reliable.
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maureenweston1956
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Response from _philsmithelc26 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, unsure myself sorry not much help. Try calling them on 01837 52762. Hope this helps.
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