The Avocet Line

Topsham

The riverside town of Topsham makes a great day out by train with the station being right in the middle of this lovely town.

The town has a surprisingly cosmopolitan feel with specialist independent shops, stylish restaurants, historic pubs, antique markets and boat trips over the river Exe.

  • Cruise the Exe estuary by boat
  • Enjoy a pub lunch over-looking the water

Topsham

Shop till you drop
Wander the streets of Topsham and you’ll find art galleries, boutiques, antiques, wine merchants and a fantastic array of local food delicacies. Each summer Topsham has an annual food festival which celebrates food and community- an amazing communal table means that everyone in the town gets together to eat and celebrate local food.

Exe Estuary Trail
The trail is a traffic-free cycling and walking route which passes through Topsham and Exmouth so ideal to combine a day out by train and bike. The trail allows excellent views of the estuary and its wildlife. Bikes can be hired in Topsham from Route2 cycle hire shop

Take to the water
Enjoy a round robin cruise on the river Exe. Setting out from Topsham, the boat travels to Exmouth where you can then return by train. A great way to sit back, relax and enjoy some time spent at a much slower pace.

Avocet Ambles

Explore Topsham on foot with one of the walks from the Avocet Ambles guide. Beautiful open countryside views and classic Devon country lanes can be enjoyed on the route from Topsham to Exton, with some nice pubs en route as well!

Topsham Station Information

Topsham is on the Avocet Line. The station is unstaffed but it does have a ticket machine for buying and collection of tickets. There is step free access at this station.  Station Road, Topsham, Exeter, EX3 0DS

Buying Tickets to Topsham

Avocet Line Ranger Ticket

£

4.80

Travel the line as much as you like for one day. Valid after the morning peak, and anytime weekends or Bank Holidays.

Great fares from further afield

EXETER CENTRAL TO TOPSHAM

£

3.40

Adult Off Peak Day Return

Fares explained

15min

Approximate journey time

PLYMOUTH TO TOPSHAM

£

10.30

Adult Off Peak Day Return

Fares explained

1hr 20min

Approximate journey time

 

The Avocet Line

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