Powderham Castle is a lavish luxury home castle filled with antiques and tapestries with sections dating back to the 14th-century. The Castle is a remarkable place, with centuries of stories that the guides are are excited to share with the community and guests from near and far. Powderham Castle enjoys a unique, picturesque setting within an ancient deer park beside the Exe estuary, just south of Exeter. Over 600 years of history can be discovered within the walls of one of Devon's oldest family homes.


It's easy to reach Powderham Castle in Powderham, by train. Simply hop on a train to Starcross station - then it's an easy 25-minute walk from Starcross station by the river Exe.


For more visitor info including opening times, visit Powderham Castle’s website.

Station details & facilities

Ticket Office opening hours: There is no ticket office at Starcross station, ticket machines are available to purchase or collect tickets from. You can also buy tickets in advance online here.
Ticket MachineUnavailable
Staff helpUnavailable
Staffing levelThere is no staff at the station.
Oyster PrepayUnavailable
Oyster topupUnavailable
Oyster validatorUnavailable
Pre-purchase collectionUnavailable
Left LuggageUnavailable
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Station BuffetUnavailable
Station Buffet notes
Bureau de ChangeUnavailable
Tourist Information OfficeUnavailable
Nearest station with more facilities
Step Free Category C station - This station does not have step free access to any platform.
Toilets notesPublic toilets are available outside the station next to platform 2
Baby changeUnavailable
WiFi notes
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Web kioskUnavailable
Customer Service notes
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Customer help pointsAvailable
Cycle storageAvailable
Cycle storage spaces10
Sheltered cycle storageUnavailable
Cycle storage CCTVAvailable
Cycle storage notes
Adjacent steps to platform 2 and on platform 2
Cycle storage notesThere are stands available.
Step-free accessStep free access is not available at the station.
Ramps for train accessUnavailable
Induction LoopAvailable
Accessible ticket machinesUnavailable
Accessible Booking Office counterUnavailable
Accessible taxisAccessible taxis are available at this station, please see below for more information
Accessible taxis notes

Starcross station has neither a taxi rank nor a cab office. Advance booking is essential. Consider using the following local operators or alternative station:

There is no First Class lounge at this station.

Departures and arrivals from Starcross

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Departing toTrainTimePlatformStatus
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway16:312On time
to PaigntonGreat Western Railway16:451On time
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway16:462On time
to PaigntonGreat Western Railway17:161On time
to ExmouthGreat Western Railway17:222On time
Arriving fromTrainTimePlatformStatus
from PaigntonGreat Western Railway16:302On time
from ExmouthGreat Western Railway16:441On time
from PaigntonGreat Western Railway16:452On time
from ExmouthGreat Western Railway17:151On time
from PaigntonGreat Western Railway17:212On time

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