Dartmoor Otters is a perfect place for anyone who loves otters! And who doesn’t love an otter?


It's easy to reach Dartmoor Otters, in Devon, by train. Simply hop on a train to Totnes station and then it's a ride along the South Devon Railway to Buckfastleigh. The butterfly farm and otter sanctuary are right by Buckfastleigh station on the steam railway line.


For more info including facilities and opening times, visit Dartmoor Otters’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
Weekdays07:25 - 16:10
Saturday 07:25 - 15:45
Sunday 10:50 - 18:25
Ticket MachineAvailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelFull time
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionAvailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
Telephone typesCoins and cards
Station BuffetAvailable
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Baby changeAvailable
WiFi notes
Web kioskUnavailable
Staff Help notes
Staff assistance is available; please request assistance from any member of staff if you have not booked assistance in advance.
Customer Service notes
Please call our Customer Services Centre on 03457 000 125 (07:00-22:00 every day)
Customer help pointsAvailable
Carpark opening hours:
DayOpening Hours
WeekdaysOpen 24 hours
Saturday Open 24 hours
Sunday Open 24 hours
Carpark nameStation Car Park
Carpark operatorAPCOA Parking (UK) Limited
Car parking spaces102
Carpark charges
Three Monthly£237.00
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces52
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes<p>Cycles can be carried on our trains free of charge please note restriction apply.</p>
Step-free accessPart of station
Step-free access notes

plts 1 and 2 via the car park. No interchange between plts. Ticket office and car park are step free

Ramps for train accessAvailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesAvailable
Accessible Booking Office counterAvailable
Accessible taxisunknown
Accessible taxis notes

Accessible taxis are available. Please request staff assistance.

Departures and arrivals from Totnes

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway16:412On time
to PenzanceGreat Western Railway16:481Late
to LeedsCrossCountry16:542Late
to PenzanceGreat Western Railway17:021On time
to Exeter St David'sGreat Western Railway17:152On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from London PaddingtonGreat Western Railway16:471Late
from PlymouthCrossCountry16:532Late
from Cardiff CentralGreat Western Railway17:011On time
from PenzanceGreat Western Railway17:142On time
from Edinburgh (Waverley)CrossCountry17:221Late

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