5 days in Devon Itinerary

5 days in Devon Itinerary

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5 days in Devon Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Exeter
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Ilfracombe
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
End: Manchester

3
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. You've now added Salcombe to Bolt Head Walk to your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Exeter: Plymouth (Naval Memorial & Plymouth Hoe), The Donkey Sanctuary (in Sidmouth) and Paignton Zoo Environmental Park (in Paignton). Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Dreamscape Virtual Reality, steep yourself in history at Cockington Court, look for all kinds of wild species at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Exeter Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Exeter online day trip planner .

Manchester to Exeter is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can drive to Ilfracombe.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks Wildlife Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Plymouth, Torquay, Exmouth, Salcombe to Bolt Head Walk, Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
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Virtual Jet Centre ©
Virtual Jet Centre
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Quay ©
Exeter Quay

1
night
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. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Exmoor Zoo, kick back and relax at Woolacombe Beach, and then appreciate the history behind Verity.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ilfracombe visit planner .

Getting from Exeter to Ilfracombe by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Ilfracombe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Woolacombe Beach, Exmoor Zoo
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Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Verity ©
Verity
Exmoor Zoo ©
Exmoor Zoo

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