24 hours in Crediton: A town guide

PUBLISHED: 12:20 29 March 2019 | UPDATED: 12:20 29 March 2019

The Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross, Crediton (c) Robert Cutts, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

The Collegiate Church of the Holy Cross, Crediton (c) Robert Cutts, Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

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Spending the day in this Mid Devon gem? Here is where you should visit, what you should do and where you should eat

Daytime

Quickes

Take a tour at Quickes farm and discover the heritage of the farm and the cheese. Stop at the shop to pick up some delicious local produce as well as gifts and cakes

Sandford Orchards

Visit and take a tour of the orchard and sample delicious traditional homemade cider and pressed appled juice made without concentrates or flavours.

Bernaville Nurseries

Visit this family-run garden centre for inspiration and to explore all areas of gardening, home decor, gifts, food and for a bite to eat in the café.

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Night time

The Lamb Inn

With beautiful and spacious suites, underfloor heating and king size beds, The Lamb Inn offers an amazing yet affordable service, as well as delicious seasonal food.

Weeke Barton

Offering a luxurious yet ‘home from home’ style experience, everything at Weeke Barton has been thoughtfully executed, from the bed linen to the environmental footprint.

Crediton Arts Centre

Whether it’s art classes, workshops, shows, films or social events, the Crediton Arts Centre will have something for everyone. For the latest programme, please visit their website.

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Eating

Baobab Café

Enjoy freshly prepared Middle Eastern inspired fare, made with locally sourced produce. The children’s play area also adds to a sense of community.

Ashton’s Coffee Lounge

Pop into Ashton’s Coffee Lounge for delicious homemade cakes, delicious freshly prepared food and a selection of teas and coffees.

Paschoe House

French and Asian flavours meet traditional British favourites at this stunning hotel and restaurant. Enjoy a classic cream tea or the delicious tasting menu in the restaurant.

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Shopping

Mole Avon

Visit Mole Avon for all things country - from camping and walking to equestrian and farming, home, garden, tools, pets, clothing and even local produce.

Crediton Community Bookshop

Founded by volunteers it enables people to learn new skills within the community.

Kathea Boutique

Pop into Kathea Boutique for a spot of retail therapy; expect unrivalled service, plus classic pieces and accessories from brands including Sandwich, Peruzzi and Pomodoro.

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Reader suggestions

Katie Brown: Crediton Coffee Company for awesome food and drinks on the square

Stella Stephens: Crediton Parish Church to visit especially during festivals

Helen Keenor: Try the fudge from Candimama and Grape & Grain for wines, cider, gin etc.

Send your suggestions of places we should mention to emily.diamond@archant.co.uk

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