Buying Tickets to Eggesford
Exeter to Eggesford£
Off-Peak Day Return. Valid after the morning peak, and anytime weekends or Bank Holidays.
Eggesford is halfway along the Tarka Line - stop off for a countryside walk and a bite to eat.
The café on the station serves breakfasts, lunches and an evening menu on a Friday. The food is all locally sourced and cooked to order in front of you.
There are several local walks thanks to the proximity of Eggesford Forest. This was the first Forestry Commission established woodland back in 1919 and there is an easy circular walk through the woods as well as a number of picnic spots if you wish to eat outside.
Located a short walk from the station, The Fox and Hounds Hotel is a hidden gem offering everything from cream teas to country pursuits. You can even stay in their luxury treehouse. The short walk to the hotel from the station is along a busy road so please do take care.
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.
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 (which has a great tea rooms – pictured) but it is well worth the trip for its crafts, gifts, antiques, delicatessens and more.
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.