It takes 25 minutes to half an hour to travel the line.
Exmouth is the gateway to the Jurassic Coast and with its 2 miles of sandy beach has been a popular holiday resort since the 18th century.
With the Exe Estuary trail to explore, an award winning indoor market and great restaurants Exmouth is well worth a visit.
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.
With great shopping, a thriving arts scene and excellent restaurants, Exeter is one of the liveliest cities in the South West.
Exeter Central station is located right in the heart of the city, just a short walk from the Princesshay shopping centre and the city’s magnificent cathedral. Attractions include John Lewis and other major retailers, the historic quayside, and tours of the city’s medieval underground passageways.
Cathedral photo: © Richard Austin
The golden sands of Exmouth beach are a treat for adults and children alike. The Promenade is 2 miles long and along its length you’ll find old favourites such as swing boats and crazy golf as well as plenty of cafes and pubs.
Wander the streets of Topsham and you’ll find art galleries, boutiques, antiques, wine merchants, florists and a fantastic array of local food delicacies.
7 days of music, theatre, arts and literature are celebrated at Exmouth Festival each May. Taking place mainly in Manor Gardens as well as other venues throughout the town, the event is sure to offer something for everyone.