8 days in Devon Itinerary

8 days in Devon Itinerary

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8 days in Devon Itinerary

Start: London
Train:  3​h
1
Exeter
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Okehampton
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Buckfastleigh
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
4
Totnes
— 2 nights
Train:  3​h
End: London

2
nights
Exeter

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Exeter: Tintagel Castle (in Tintagel), Woolacombe Beach (in Woolacombe) and Babbacombe Model Village (in Torquay). And it doesn't end there: get your game on at The VRVE, identify plant and animal life at The Donkey Sanctuary, enjoy the sand and surf at Teignmouth Town Beach, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Exeter Cathedral.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Exeter trip maker site .

London to Exeter is an approximately 3-hour train ride. You can also drive; or fly. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can go by car to Okehampton.

Things to do in Exeter

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Babbacombe Model Village, Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre, Tintagel Castle, Teignmouth Town Beach, The Donkey Sanctuary
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The VRVE ©
The VRVE
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral
Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach

1
night
Okehampton

Okehampton ©
Okehampton is a town and civil parish in West Devon in the English county of Devon. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): head outdoors with Go Coasteering, see the interesting displays at Moretonhampstead Motor Museum, then step into the grandiose world of Okehampton Castle, and finally stroll around Simmons Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Okehampton journey planner.

Drive from Exeter to Okehampton in an hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Buckfastleigh.

Things to do in Okehampton

Outdoors Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Moretonhampstead Motor Museum
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Go Coasteering ©
Go Coasteering
Okehampton Castle ©
Okehampton Castle
Moretonhampstead Motor Museum ©
Moretonhampstead Motor Museum

2
nights
Buckfastleigh

Buckfastleigh ©
Buckfastleigh is a small market town and civil parish in Devon, England situated beside the Devon Expressway (A38) at the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. On the 1st (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, then get your game on at Virtual Jet Centre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Buckfast Abbey, and finally browse for treasures at Tom Wood Antiques and Coins. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Burrator Reservoir, experience rural life at Pennywell Farm, and then appreciate the history behind Merrivale Monuments.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Buckfastleigh visit planning website .

Drive from Okehampton to Buckfastleigh in an hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Totnes.

Things to do in Buckfastleigh

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Burrator Reservoir, Merrivale Monuments, Virtual Jet Centre, Tom Wood Antiques and Coins
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Virtual Jet Centre ©
Virtual Jet Centre
Buckfast Abbey ©
Buckfast Abbey

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. On the 3rd (Sun), learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park and then don't miss a visit to Plymouth Hoe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Brixham Harbour, then take in nature's colorful creations at Coleton Fishacre, and then contemplate the long history of Greenway House.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Totnes trip itinerary maker app .

Totnes is just a stone's throw from Buckfastleigh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can take a train back home.

Things to do in Totnes

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Dartmouth, Brixham Harbour, Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Plymouth Hoe
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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park ©
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Coleton Fishacre ©
Coleton Fishacre
Plymouth Hoe ©
Plymouth Hoe