Beer Heights Light Railway

Address: Pecorama, Beer, Nr Seaton, Devon, EX12 3NA
Telephone: 01297 20580   Fax: 01297 20229   Website
Gauge: 7.25"       Length: miles      * Map     * Directions

 

Bicton Woodland Railway

Address: Bicton Park, East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7BJ
Telephone: 01395 658465   Fax: 01359 568374   Website
Gauge: 18"       Length: 1.5 miles      * Map     * Directions

The last remaining 18" gauge public leisure railway in Britain, the Woodland Railway runs through Bicton's famous botanical gardens. The unusual gauge was chosen following the purchase of two locomotives, rolling stock and track from the internal railway that of the Woolwich Royal Armaments factory. This extensive industrial complex once boast more that 50 miles of 18" gauge track and 16 steam locomotives. These were acquired for Bicton in 1962 following the closure of the armaments line.

The locomotives "Woolwich" and "Carnegie" were sold in the late 1990's and are now to be found at the Waltham Abbey Royal Gunpowder Mills. The Bicton Woodlands Railway now uses steam-outline diesel locomotives supplied by Alan Keef, but still retains the 18" gauge track.

 

Devon Railway Centre

Address: Bickleigh, Nr. Tiverton, Devon, EX16 8RG
Telephone: 01844 855671   Email   Website
Gauge: 2'       Length: 0.5 miles      * Map     * Directions

Set in the grounds of the old Bickleigh Station in the beautiful Exe valley, the Devon Railway Centre has a large selection of rolling stock, as well as attractions for all the family.

There is a 2' gauge railway and a miniature line, as well as three coaches packed with model railways.

 

Dobwalls Family Adventure Park

Address: Dobwalls, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 6HB
Telephone: 01579 320325  
Gauge: 7.25"       Length: 2 miles      * Map     * Directions

 

Exmoor Steam Centre

Address: Cape of Good Hope Farm, Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple, Devon, EX32 7JN
Telephone: 01598 710711  
Gauge: 12.5       Length: 1 miles      * Map     * Directions

 

Gartell Light Railway

Address: Common Lane, Yenston, Templecombe, Somerset, BA8 0NB
Telephone: 01963 370752   Email   Website
Gauge: 2'       Length: 1 miles      * Map     * Directions

 

Gorse Blossom Miniature Railway & Woodland Park

Address: Liverton, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6JD
Telephone: 01626 821361   Fax: 01626 821361   Email   Website
Gauge: 7.25"       Length: miles      * Map     * Directions

 

Lappa Valley Steam Railway

Address: St. Newlyn East, Newquay, Cornwall, TR8 5HZ
Telephone: 01872 510317   Website
Gauge: 15"       Length: miles      * Map     * Directions

 

Launceston Steam Railway

Address: St. Thomas Road, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8DA
Telephone: 01566 775665  
Gauge: 1' 11 5       Length: 2.5 miles      * Map     * Directions

 

Lynbarn Railway

Address: Downland Cross, Clovelly, Devon,
Telephone: 01237 431255  
Gauge: 2'       Length: 0.6 miles      * Map     * Directions

 

Lynton and Barnstaple Railway

Address: Woody Bay Station, Martinhoe Cross, Parracombe, Devon, EX31 4RA
Telephone: 01598 763487   Website
Gauge: 1'11.5"       Length: 0.25 miles      * Map     * Directions

Perhaps the most famous English narrow gauge railway, the Lynton and Barnstaple opened in 1898 connecting the coastal resort of Lynton with the standard gauge line at Barnstaple. It was hoped that a significant tourist trade would make the railway profitable, but despite being taken over and refurbished by the Southern Railway it closed in 1935.

Moves have been afoot for a long time to re-open the line, and since 2004 passengers have been carried at Woody Bay. In 2006 a new, temporary terminus was opened at Killington Lane - a mile towards Parracombe from Woody Bay.

Two restored original stock items - 3rd Class Observation coach 7 and van 23 are also on display at Woody Bay.

 

Morwellham Quay Open Air Museum

Address: Morwellham Quay, Near Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8JL
Telephone: 01822 832766   Fax: 01822 833808   Email   Website
Gauge: 2'       Length: 0.5 miles      * Map     * Directions

 

Seaton Electric Tramway

Address: Harbour Road, Seaton, Devon, EX12 2NQ
Telephone: 01297 20375   Fax: 01297 625626   Email   Website
Gauge: 2' 9"       Length: 3.2 miles      * Map     * Directions

 

Tamarisk Miniature Railway

Address: Old Macdonald's Farm, Porthcothan Bay, Padstow, Cornwall,
Telephone: 01841 540829  
Gauge: 7.25"       Length: 0.1 miles      * Map     * Directions

 

Trago Mills steam railway

Address: Trago Mills Leisure Park, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 6JD
Telephone:  
Gauge: 10.25"       Length: 0.1 miles      * Map     * Directions

 

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