Friday 22 November 2019
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Steam Trains, Poldark and Doc Martin

Steam Trains, Poldark and Doc Martin

Locations associated with the popular TV programmes ‘Poldark’ and ‘Doc Martin’ have been worked into a longer 9 nighter that includes visits to some famous privately owned historic properties and an overnight stay in the timeless Devon coastal village of Clovelly. There are also rides on 7 of the Heritage Railway lines and a visit to Steam, the Museum of the Great Western Railway.  Highlights include:

  • The Swanage Railway which offers a more intensive heritage steam and diesel timetable train service than virtually any other preserved railway
  • Corfe Castle, one of Britain’s most majestic ruins
  • Abbotsbury Gardens, voted the Historic Houses Association/Christies Garden of the Year award in 2012
  • The Dartmouth Steam Railway, one of the finest heritage steam railway journeys in Europe
  • The South Devon Railway, one of Devon’s and the West Country’s best loved tourist attractions and the longest established steam railway in the south west
  • A day of Poldark and Doc Martin On Location visits
  • A tour through Lorna Doone Country
  • A memorable 20 mile step back in time journey on the West Somerset Railway which vividly evokes the age of the bygone days of travel by steam train
  • A visit to STEAM, the Museum of the Great Western Railway