Want to make a holiday of your visit to the South Devon Railway?
You’ll need some accommodation then! Luckily we have put together this page with a selection of Places to Stay locally, and some slightly further afield, to help you make the most of your visit to us.
Please note that we are not responsible for the quality or availability of any accommodation providers.
Bed & Breakfasts and Hotels
The Abbey Inn
This bed and breakfast is just 2 minutes off the A38 road, and 30 minutes’ drive away from Plymouth and Torquay. The famous Buckfast Abbey is a mere 5-minute stroll away.
Dartmoor Lodge Hotel
Family Owned and operated since 2008; they provide a quality experience within the warmth and familiarity of this privately owned Hotel.
Gages Mill is a perfect base from which to explore many areas of the South West Coast and Dartmoor.
Situated a mile from the centre of the quaint town of Buckfastleigh, down a quiet lane with rural views; it is conveniently located for easy access to Dartmoor, Ashburton and Totnes and the coastal towns of Dartmouth and Salcombe. The South Devon Railway and Buckfast Abbey are less than 1.5 miles away.
The Trademans Arms
The Tradesmans Arms is a traditional “country pub” with modern styling and a very friendly welcome offering quality real ales, home cooked food, a selection of wines and comfortable B&B accommodation.
The Dartbridge Inn
You can expect the highest quality hospitality, fantastic menu and room choices, and full hotel service in a unique, premium location. And they’re dog-friendly too. So your furry friend is most welcome!
Located near the Devon Expressway the hotel is perfectly located for holidays or business, Moor or coast. It sits equidistant between Devon’s cities Plymouth and Exeter.
The Globe Inn
The Globe Inn comprises a comfortable and traditional bar and dining room with exposed beams, natural stonework and open fires to keep you snug on those chillier days and evenings and comfortable rooms for Bed and Breakfast accommodation.
The award winning restaurant has a warm and inviting ambience with views over the terrace and countryside beyond.
Renowned for our relaxed, efficient and yet unobtrusive service, with a 5/5 rating on Tripadvisor, 2 AA rosettes for dining and 4* AA gold star accommodation rating.
Caravan and Camp Sites
Beara Farm Caravan & Camping Site
Voted one of the top ten venture sites by A.A. (84% rating). Member of Camping and Caravanning Club and ANWB (Holland). Cosmos Travel Top 100 Rural Site.
Within easy reach of the sea and Dartmoor. Ice packs frozen. Pets allowed.
Contact: 01364 642234
Churchill Farm Caravan & Camp Site
There are 25 spacious grass pitches (eight with electric hook-up) for caravans, motorhomes and tents, and stunning panoramic views towards Dartmoor from every pitch.
Facilites include: toliets, waste disposal, drinking water, showers, hot and cold water for dishes housed in refurbished farm buildings across the drive from the paddock
Local Accommodation Websites
The Official Guide to Devon; find places to stay, eat, and see in Devon.
Visit South Devon
The Official Guide to South Devon; find places to stay, eat, and see in South Devon.
The Official Guide to Totnes; find places to stay, eat, and see in Totnes.