Kingswear Castle’s 2018 Timetable

The Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boat Company has just published its Paddle Steamer Kingswear Castle timetable for 2018.   The season runs from 26 May to 30 September.

New for 2018 is an extended river cruise to the entrance of Stoke Gabriel creek.  This cruise covers half the navigable length of the Dart and goes beyond the normal river cruise to include Galmpton, Waddeton Court, Sandridge Park, Higher Dittisham and Stoke Gabriel.  The operated on selected dates shown purple on the calendar below.

Most days, two or three of the 75 minute river cruises are offered (light brown and red days) but there occasional shorter 50 minute cruises (green days) and round trips between Dartmouth and Totnes (yellow and blue days).

Card carrying PSPS members can get 20% discount on Kingswear Castle cruises booked on the day and 10% off many other DSRRB fares, including the steam railway between Paignton and Kingswear.

The fully detailed leaflet may be downloaded from here.


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