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National afternoon tea week seems like a good excuse to indulge oneself so why not celebrate this most British of traditions with a trip along the Tarka Line to explore some great places for afternoon tea.
Crediton Station Tea Rooms
Located in one of the buildings on the station, there are cakes galore to choose from as well as a permanent exhibition about the railway. https://www.facebook.com/stationmemorycafe/
Nessie’s Bistro and Deli
Homemade scones, cakes and macarons as well as shelves bursting with local produce make this a must visit, even if you can’t stay you can take away! http://www.nessiesbistroanddeli.com/ho
Eggesford Garden Centre
Located a pleasant 10 minute walk from the station, reward yourself with an afternoon cream tea in beautiful surroundings before heading back for the train. http://www.eggesfordgardens.com/eat
Tea by the Taw
This vintage style tea room has lovely views over the river Taw and is a cake lover’s dream. There is a huge choice of homemade cakes to choose from daily as well as traditional Devon cream teas. https://www.facebook.com/teabythetaw/
To discover more great places to eat along the Tarka Line, have a look at our Foodie Guide.