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Guide Prices

Free Admission



  • All Outside Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors

  • Visitor shop and Information centre is accessible via a ramped walkway from the station platform.

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

  • Heritage rolling stock


  • On-Site café/restaurant at The Puffing Billy (this is a separate business to the Tarka Valley Railway - opening times vary)

Establishment Features

  • Dog Friendly

  • Flat, level walking tarmac surface trackway.

  • Free car parking

  • On-site coach parking

  • Picnic Area

  • Toilets (in Puffing Billy - opening times vary)

Payment Methods

  • Cash accepted

  • Card accepted

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted (please book in advance)


Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted


Map & Directions

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Road Directions

The Railway is situated on the main A386 Bideford to Torrington Road at the side of the Old Torrington Station which is now the 'Puffing Billy', a licensed cafe.

Public Transport Directions

Buses stop directly outside. Services 5B and 75 from Barnstaple via Bideford on a 30 minute frequency. 

The nearest rail station is Umberleigh on the Barnstaple to Exeter line. 


Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities

Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

Route from the parking area to the nearest public entrance is:

Flat, ie. without steps

Public toilet  - only available if the Puffing Billy is open - suitable for visitors who use a wheelchair.


Seating available throughout the attraction at appropriate intervals, for visitors with limited mobility

TVR accept no liability for changing information accuracy, either for its own business or of those detailed above.

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