18 days in Devon Itinerary

18 days in Devon Itinerary

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18 days in Devon Itinerary

Start: Newcastle upon Tyne
Fly:  4 h 30 min
1
Exmouth
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Bideford
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Plymouth
— 7 nights
Fly:  5 h 15 min
End: Newcastle upon Tyne

5
nights
Exmouth

Exmouth ©
Exmouth is a port town, civil parish and seaside resort in East Devon, England, sited on the east bank of the mouth of the River Exe. Venture out of the city with trips to Merrivale Monuments (in Tavistock), Yarak Bird of Prey (in Cullompton) and Moretonhampstead Motor Museum (in Moretonhampstead). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dawlish Warren Beach, contemplate the long history of A La Ronde, and stroll around The Byes Riverside Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Exmouth vacation tool .

Newcastle upon Tyne to Exmouth is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Exmouth can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bideford.

Things to do in Exmouth

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Sidmouth, Dawlish Warren Beach, Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, Ottery St Mary Parish Church, Colyton Heritage Centre
Highlights from your plan
Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre ©
Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre
World of Country Life ©
World of Country Life
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary

5
nights
Bideford

Bideford ©
Bideford is a historic port town on the estuary of the River Torridge in north Devon, south-west England. Venture out of the city with trips to Ilfracombe (St Nicholas Chapel, Verity, & more), Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe) and Mortehoe (Walk - Morte Point Trail & Barricane Beach). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at The Big Sheep., have some family-friendly fun at Dragon Archery Centre, explore the fascinating landscape at Hockings Dairy Cream Ices, and kick back and relax at Westward Ho Beach.

For maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bideford online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Exmouth to Bideford takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Bideford can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Plymouth.

Things to do in Bideford

Parks Outdoors Theme Parks

Side Trips

Ilfracombe, Woolacombe, RHS Garden Rosemoor, The Milky Way Adventure Park, North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Highlights from your plan
The Big Sheep. ©
The Big Sheep.
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Westward Ho Beach ©
Westward Ho Beach

7
nights
Plymouth

Plymouth ©
Once an important departure point for immigrants sailing for the New World, Plymouth is now mostly known for being one of the world’s most impressive natural harbors.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plymouth: Torquay (Bygones, Babbacombe Model Village, & more), Teignmouth Town Beach (in Teignmouth) and Exeter (Exeter Cathedral, Statue of Richard Hooker, & more). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Plymouth Hoe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Plymouth Synagogue, explore the activities along Brixham Harbour, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Plymouth day trip site .

Traveling by car from Bideford to Plymouth takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Plymouth

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Torquay, Exeter, Dartmouth, Brixham, Paignton
Highlights from your plan
Plymouth Hoe ©
Plymouth Hoe
Plymouth Synagogue ©
Plymouth Synagogue
National Marine Aquarium ©
National Marine Aquarium

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