Buying Tickets to Crediton
Exeter to Crediton£
Off-Peak Day Return. Valid after the morning peak, and anytime weekends or Bank Holidays.
Crediton is a lively market town that benefits from a thriving high street full of independent shops.
The town is a short walk from the station but it is well worth the trip. The town boasts a plethora of shops including crafts, gifts, antiques, delicatessens, and local food shops.
Visit on a market day and you will find a lovely busy market town full of independent shops and cafes to enjoy. Crediton is also home to a lovely community book shop.
The town hosts a vibrant farmers market twice a week where producers come from a miles around to sell their wares. Everything from fresh fruit and vegetables and dairy produce through to local ales and ciders can be found, as well as a little market café selling home cooked food.
When you arrive at the station itself you will feel like you have been transported back in time as the station is decorated in traditional colours and has a number of heritage style posters and touches throughout.
The station café is housed in one of the old station buildings and is run by local organisation Turning Tides. The station tea rooms (pictured above) is part of the project and supports young people with autism as well as providing the community with a fabulous café serving home-made, locally sourced food.
Barnstaple is the principal town of North Devon. Take a scenic train journey and visit its historic market and independent shops. You can hire bikes at the station, explore the Tarka Trail, or take an onward bus from right outside the railway station to the North Devon coast.
Eggesford is halfway along the Tarka Line – stop off for a countryside walk in this lovely part of Devon. There are also some great options for local accommodation – including staying in the station’s old Ticket Office.
Exeter Central station is located right in the heart of the city, just a short walk from the Princesshay shopping centre (pictured above – photo: Visit Exeter) 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.