5 days in Devon Itinerary

5 days in Devon Itinerary

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5 days in Devon Itinerary

Start: Staines
Drive:  4​h
1
Ilfracombe
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Paignton
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: Staines

2
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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Verity, see the interesting displays at Lynton Cinema, kick back and relax at Barricane Beach, then trek along Baggy Point Easy Access Walk, then take in the exciting artwork at Ilfracombe Art & Craft Society, and finally contemplate the long history of Chambercombe Manor.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Ilfracombe route planner.

Staines to Ilfracombe is an approximately 4-hour car ride. December in Ilfracombe sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 5°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for Paignton.

Things to do in Ilfracombe

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Sandymouth Beach, Lynton Cinema, Barricane Beach, Baggy Point Easy Access Walk
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Baggy Point Easy Access Walk ©
Baggy Point Easy Access Walk
Barricane Beach ©
Barricane Beach
Lynton Cinema ©
Lynton Cinema

2
nights
Paignton

Paignton ©
Paignton is a seaside town on the coast of Tor Bay in Devon, England. Visit Bigbury-on-Sea Beach and Wembury Beach for some beach relaxation. Family-friendly places like Slapton Sands and Pirates Bay Adventure Golf will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Broadsands Beach, step into the grandiose world of Dartmouth Castle, stroll through Paignton Beach, and go for a stroll along the water at Paignton Harbour.

For reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Paignton day trip planning app .

Getting from Ilfracombe to Paignton by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paignton

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Bigbury-on-Sea Beach, Dartmouth Castle, Slapton Sands, Wembury Beach
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Wembury Beach ©
Wembury Beach
Bigbury-on-Sea Beach ©
Bigbury-on-Sea Beach
Slapton Sands
Slapton Sands

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