11 days in Devon Itinerary

11 days in Devon Itinerary

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11 days in Devon Itinerary

Start: Edinburgh, Scotland
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Totnes
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Dartmouth
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Ilfracombe
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Exeter
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
End: Edinburgh, Scotland

2
nights
Totnes

Totnes ©
Totnes is a market town and civil parish at the head of the estuary of the River Dart in Devon, England within the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Get out of town with these interesting Totnes side-trips: Buckland Abbey (in Yelverton) and Plymouth (Plymouth Hoe & National Marine Aquarium). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, contemplate the waterfront views at Brixham Harbour, relax in the rural setting at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm, and take in the waterfront at Paignton Pier.

To find photos and other tourist information, refer to the Totnes travel itinerary planner .

Edinburgh to Totnes is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Dartmouth.

Things to do in Totnes

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Plymouth, Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, Paignton Pier, Buckland Abbey, Brixham Harbour
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Totnes Rare Breeds Farm ©
Totnes Rare Breeds Farm
Berry Pomeroy Castle ©
Berry Pomeroy Castle

1
night
Dartmouth

Dartmouth ©
Dartmouth is a town and civil parish in the English county of Devon. On the 1st (Wed), stroll through Blackpool Sands.

For reviews, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Dartmouth planning tool .

Dartmouth is just a stone's throw from Totnes. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Ilfracombe.

Things to do in Dartmouth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Slapton Sands, Salcombe to Bolt Head Walk
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Salcombe to Bolt Head Walk ©
Salcombe to Bolt Head Walk
Coleton Fishacre ©
Coleton Fishacre
Blackpool Sands ©
Blackpool Sands

3
nights
Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe ©
Ilfracombe is a seaside resort and civil parish on the North Devon coast, England, with a small harbour surrounded by cliffs.The parish stretches along the coast from the 'Coastguard Cottages' in Hele Bay toward the east and 4 miles along the Torrs to Lee Bay toward the west. When in Ilfracombe, make a side trip to see The Big Sheep. in Bideford, approximately Bideford away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room, stroll through Woolacombe Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Tunnels Beaches, and take in the exciting artwork at Ilfracombe Art & Craft Society.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Ilfracombe online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Dartmouth to Ilfracombe by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Ilfracombe can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can go by car to Exeter.

Things to do in Ilfracombe

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Woolacombe Beach, The Big Sheep.
Highlights from your plan
Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle ©
Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room ©
Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach

4
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Get out of town with these interesting Exeter side-trips: Bath (Bath Abbey & The Roman Baths), Brunel's SS Great Britain (in Bristol) and Tetbury (St Saviour's Church & Chavenage House). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Exeter Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at RSPB Darts Farm, get in on the family fun at Crealy Family Theme Park, and have some family-friendly fun at The VRVE.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Exeter day trip planning website .

Drive from Ilfracombe to Exeter in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Exeter

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Tetbury, Bath, Salisbury Cathedral and Magna Carta, Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, Brunel's SS Great Britain
Highlights from your plan
The Roman Baths ©
The Roman Baths
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral
Chavenage House ©
Chavenage House

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