Marsh Mills

The Buffet, situated at Marsh Mills is open every Sunday from 10am- 4pm. It stocks a wide range of food and refreshments and is a great place to stop after visiting the railway or the Plym Valley.All profits go towards the development of the Plym Valley Railway.

Dogs are welcome at the Plym Valley Railway and on the trains, provided they are under control and on a lead.

There are limited facilities to carry bikes. Please speak to the Train Guard or platform staff.

The shop is open on most Sunday afternoons, and in the mornings on operational days only.  Souvenirs, toys, model railways and books, both new & used are available for purchase.

Please note we are unable to accept £50 notes, cheques or give any refunds.

Miniature Railway
Situated at Marsh Mills is the Plym Valley Miniature Railway. Launched in 2016, the 71/4 railway runs for almost 100m. There are plans to extend the railway with the opening of Platform 2 in the near future.

The railway has a fleet of several locomotives including:
  • Class 66 in EWS Maroon  livery
  • Class 66 in Freighliner Green livery 
  • 0-4-0 Ruston in Red livery 'Beckee'
  • 0-4-0 Ruston in Green livery 'Mabel'

The Miniature Railway often runs during Special Events and on Sundays.

See their Facebook page here

Plym Bridge

Plym Bridge is a perfect place for a day trip. There is lots to do situated very close to our platform.

Below is a list of websites of companies and organisations that operate in Plym Bridge and have useful information about things to do when visiting.

1 South West Cycle Adventure Click Here

National Trust Click Here

Plym Peregrine Project Click Here

Visit Plymouth Click Here

Woodland Trust Click Here


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Follow the B3416 off the Marsh Mills roundabout, (below the A38 next to Sainsbury’s), towards Plympton, or  follow the signs for the Coypool Park and Ride Car Park, which is situated opposite the Railway.

From Plymouth city centre, head towards Exeter and when reaching the roundabout follow above directions.

There is no parking on site at Marsh Mills Station, but the Park & Ride car park at Coypool  is directly opposite the railway, and can be used by visitors to the railway at weekends. At Plym Bridge platform there is a car park nearby.

Visiting by Rail

There are regular Cross Country and Great Western Railway services to Plymouth. Once at the station follow the signs to the city centre– 10 minute walk.

Services can be checked using National Rail Enquiries Here

Visiting by Public Transport

Buses Nos. 21, 21A (Spark) & 20 from Plymouth City Centre. Alight at McDonalds and follow directions to the railway.

Alternatively Bus No. 50 (Yellow Flash) from either the Railway Station or City Centre. Alight at the stop after Sainsburys Marsh Mills, walk down the road to a pedestrian bridge. Cross the bridge and follow the footpath. You will then see the railway.

Please see Plymouth Citybus’ website Here

Alternatively, use the Park and Ride when in operation. (Service 200)

Please see Stagecoach SW’s website Here