Explore scenic north Devon on the Tarka Line for a real taste of the great British countryside.
The picturesque Tarka Line has linked north and south Devon since 1854.
Visit the capital of north Devon, the ancient town of Barnstaple then travel along the line and explore the great cathedral city of Exeter.
Stop off along the way to explore the historic market town of Crediton and rural Eggesford, where the first state forest was planted in 1919.
Great walking territory - 60 walks from stations in the Tarka Line Walks book
Famous Tarka Trail cycle & footpath starts at Barnstaple Station
From Barnstaple Station take a simple bus ride & you'll soon be at the beautiful north Devon coast
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The capital of North Devon, Barnstaple is a bustling market town with a beautiful setting on the estuary of the River Taw.
Crediton is a lively market town that benefits from a thriving high street full of independent shops.
With a nearby Country House Hotel a garden centre to peruse and plenty of country walks, Eggesford is worth a visit.
Exeter Central station is located right in the heart of the city, just a short walk from the Princesshay shopping centre and the city’s magnificent cathedral.