Devon Steam Railways

  • South Devon Railway

    South Devon Railway


    The South Devon Railway is one of Devon's and the West Country's best loved tourist attractions and is the longest established steam railway in the south west.

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  • Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum

    Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum


    Coldharbour Mill, built between 1797 and 1799 as the first Spinning Mill in the South West, preserves a collection of Victorian spinning frames for the worsted process, and Hattersley looms are still in use to weave knitting yarns, tartan cloth, rugs and stair runners.

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  • Thomas Newcomen Engine

    Thomas Newcomen Engine


    Thomas Newcomen (1664-1729) designed and installed the first practical and successful steam engine, used initially for pumping water out of coal mines.

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  • Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life

    Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life


    Explore the museum's large, outstanding collections and trace the fascinating history of Mid Devon.

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  • Lynton and Barnstaple Railway

    Lynton and Barnstaple Railway


    Opening in 1898, the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway in North Devon was considered one of the world's most famous and picturesque narrow-gauge railways.

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