Crediton is a lively market town that benefits from a thriving high street full of independent shops.

How to visit by train

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.

Coming by train

Crediton station is on the Tarka Line between Exeter and Barnstaple.

12 minutes from Exeter St David’s
55 minutes from Barnstaple

It is a 15-20 minute walk from the station into the town centre.

Buying Tickets to Crediton

Exeter to Crediton



Anytime Day Return.

Great fares from further afield




Adult Off-Peak Day Return

Fares explained

55 min

Approximate journey time




Adult Off-Peak Day Return

Fares explained

1hr 5min

Approximate journey time


Tarka Line / Dartmoor Line

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