Buying Tickets to Eggesford
Exeter to Eggesford£
Off-Peak Day Return. Valid after the morning peak, and anytime weekends or Bank Holidays.
Eggesford is a hidden gem halfway along the Tarka Line in beautiful mid-Devon.
Just a stone’s throw from the station enjoy a woodland walk to Flashdown Woods. There are also great places to stay over and explore the local area further – see below.
There are some great local walks, including a 2.5 mile stroll from the station to Flashdown Woods (get free directions and map).
The woods have a special claim to fame as the home of the first ever trees planted by the Forestry Commission back in 1919.
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.