Crediton is one of the largest towns in Mid Devon, surrounded by gorgeous countryside. An ancient market town, Crediton has much to see and it’s ideal for a holiday in Devon - you’ll find it conveniently located between Dartmoor and Exmoor, and just 7 miles from historic Exeter. Countryside views, outdoor activities, independent shops, welcoming pubs… stay in our Crediton cottages for a Devon holiday which has it all.
Why visit Crediton?
Crediton is a charming little town steeped in history, famous for being the birthplace of St Boniface; its cathedral-sized church pays homage to him. It also has a lovely fortnightly market packed with local wares, independent shops and inviting pubs.
Things to do in Crediton:
Look out for the many tributes to former resident St Boniface throughout the town, located everywhere from the church to a well and a sculpture. Dartmoor is just a short distance away and from here you can easily visit some of the National Park’s best-loved sights such as Castle Drogo.
Why stay in a Crediton cottage?
Our Crediton self-catering cottages are perfect for those seeking both the peace of the countryside and the bright lights of the city, thanks to their proximity to Exeter. We offer a variety of holiday cottages in Devon, as well as in and around the town, from beautiful farmhouses to romantic thatched cottages.
Three must see things in Crediton:
- Soak up 39 miles of countryside scenery and enjoy a few drinks along the way on the Tarka Line’s Rail Ale Trail
- The Waie Inn in nearby Zeal Monachorum offers not only a great place to eat but plenty of play facilities to keep kids entertained
- Enjoy a stroll around the tranquil Shobrooke Park and its pretty lakes