6 days in Devon Itinerary

6 days in Devon Itinerary

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6 days in Devon Itinerary

Start: London
1
Ilfracombe
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Tavistock
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Torquay
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: London

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. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Woolacombe Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Tunnels Beaches, then examine the collection at Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park, and finally explore the historical opulence of Watermouth Family Theme Park & Castle.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Ilfracombe day trip tool .

London to Ilfracombe is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from London in August: highs in Ilfracombe hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Tavistock.

Things to do in Ilfracombe

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Woolacombe Beach, Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum
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Woolacombe Beach ©
Woolacombe Beach
Tunnels Beaches ©
Tunnels Beaches

1
night
Tavistock

Tavistock ©
Tavistock is an ancient stannary and market town within West Devon, England. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): look for gifts at Country Cheeses, browse the eclectic array of goods at Tavistock Pannier Market, then make a trip to St Eustachius' Parish Church Tavistock, then get engrossed in the history at Dartmoor Prison Museum, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Tavistock Picture Framing Galleries.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tavistock itinerary planner.

You can drive from Ilfracombe to Tavistock in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Torquay.

Things to do in Tavistock

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dartmoor Prison Museum
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Tavistock Picture Framing Galleries ©
Dartmoor Prison Museum ©
Dartmoor Prison Museum
Country Cheeses ©
Country Cheeses

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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 Three Hares Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Let the collections at Delamore House and Ford Street Gallery capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Torquay side-trips: Tom Wood Antiques and Coins (in Ashburton), Moretonhampstead Motor Museum (in Moretonhampstead) and Exeter (Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Exeter Cathedral). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Cockington Court, wander the streets of Babbacombe, take in nature's colorful creations at Coleton Fishacre, and examine the collection at The Jolly Roger.

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Traveling by car from Tavistock to Torquay takes 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Torquay

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Exeter, Moretonhampstead, Bovey Tracey, Dartmouth, Delamore House
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Moretonhampstead Motor Museum ©
Moretonhampstead Motor Museum
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral
House of Marbles ©
House of Marbles

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