20 days in Devon Itinerary

20 days in Devon Itinerary

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20 days in Devon Itinerary

Start: Philadelphia
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
1
Torquay
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Tavistock
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Ilfracombe
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Philadelphia

7
nights
Torquay

Torquay ©
Torquay is a seaside town in Devon, England, part of the unitary authority area of Torbay. Head to House of Marbles and The Nicky Stevenson Galleryfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Exeter Cathedral and Greenway are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Torquay: Coleton Fishacre (in Dartmouth), The Donkey Sanctuary (in Sidmouth) and Trago Mills Family Shopping & Leisure Park (in Newton Abbot). The adventure continues: stroll through Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, explore the fascinating underground world of Kents Cavern, steep yourself in history at Cockington Court, and examine the collection at Bygones.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Torquay trip itinerary planning app .

Philadelphia, USA to Torquay is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Philadelphia to Torquay. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Tavistock.

Things to do in Torquay

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Exeter, Dartmouth, Totnes, Buckfastleigh, Brixham
Highlights from your plan
The Timehouse ©
The Timehouse
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral
The Donkey Sanctuary ©
The Donkey Sanctuary

5
nights
Tavistock

Tavistock ©
Tavistock is an ancient stannary and market town within West Devon, England. Visiting Wembury Beach and Mothecombe Beach will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Tavistock Town Hall or Phoenix Wings Crystals. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Tavistock: Plymouth (Plymouth Hoe, Naval Memorial, & more) and Castle Drogo (in Drewsteignton). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Buckland Abbey, get outside with Wistman's Wood, get engrossed in the history at Morwellham Quay- Historic Port and Copper Mine, and delve into the distant past at Grimspound.

Planning Tavistock trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Drive from Torquay to Tavistock in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Ilfracombe.

Things to do in Tavistock

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Plymouth, Dartmoor National Park, St Petroc's Church, Castle Drogo, Mothecombe Beach
Highlights from your plan
Tavistock Town Hall ©
Tavistock Town Hall
Castle Drogo ©
Castle Drogo
Buckland Abbey ©
Buckland Abbey

6
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. Hele Corn Mill & Tea Room and Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park and St. Michael & All Angels Church. Explore Ilfracombe's surroundings by going to RHS Garden Rosemoor (in Great Torrington), Westward Ho Beach (in Westward Ho) and The Pannier Market (in Barnstaple). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Woolacombe Beach, pause for some photo ops at Verity Statue By Damien Hurst, tour the pleasant surroundings at Grunta Beach, and buy something for everyone on your list at Atlantic Village Outlet Shopping.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Ilfracombe journey maker app .

You can drive from Tavistock to Ilfracombe in 2 hours. In January, daytime highs in Ilfracombe are 47°F, while nighttime lows are 38°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Ilfracombe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Woolacombe, Barnstaple, Bideford, Great Torrington, Croyde
Highlights from your plan
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Baggy Point Easy Access Walk ©
Baggy Point Easy Access Walk

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