Buckfastleigh (for Dartmoor Otters & Buckfast Butterflies and Buckfast Abbey)

With plenty of car and coach parking, Buckfastleigh is where most people start their journey.

It is our headquarters and where you will find our steam locomotive depot and workshops.  Around our 15 acre site, you will find:

• Museum, including the sole surviving genuine locomotive from Brunel’s broad gauge, Tiny

• Steam and diesel engines

• Historic rolling stock

• Landscaped gardens

• Children’s play area

• Workshop with viewing gallery

• Refreshment Rooms, serving hot and cold meals and snacks

• Gift & Model Shop

• Riverside walk

• Riverside picnic area

 Buckfastleigh Miniature Railway*

• Garden Railway* 

• Dartmoor Otters & Buckfast Butterflies (separate admission or joint tickets available) 

• Lee Moor Tramway museum*

• Disabled access

• Fairground collection*

* Certain days only 





The gardens at Buckfastleigh


Arrival at Buckfastleigh station