Crediton is a charming town in Devon sitting on the banks of the River Creedy in a picturesque vale between steep hills. It’s ideally situated, just seven miles north west of Exeter and close to the South Devon coast.
Offering history, culture, modern amenities, stunning countryside and the best of the Devon lifestyle, Crediton would make a great place to call home. If Crediton appeals to you, discover our range of new homes in and around Crediton across our new build developments in the area.
An attractive market town that offers tradition coupled with modern facilities and a great standard of living
Ideally placed to benefit from the beautiful Devon countryside and south coast
Two primary schools and one secondary, all three rated as “Good” by Ofsted
Visit or commute to Exeter in less than thirty minutes by car or train, and have easy access to the rest of Devon and the UK
WHY CREDITON IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
A bustling market town only seven miles away from Exeter, Crediton offers you the peace and tranquillity of town living but with all the amenities and attractions of the city within easy reach. Crediton’s high street and town square are both thriving centres with a wealth of local shops, cafes and pubs. The community has a packed calendar of seasonal events – you’ll find regular farmers’ markets, craft fairs and concerts held throughout the year.
For lovers of sport, Crediton has plenty to offer. The Lords Meadow Leisure Centre has a 25-metre length swimming pool, a modern gym, fitness classes, plus various indoor courts. Downes Crediton Golf Club offers a testing 18-hole course, whilst the hiking, cycling and sights of Dartmoor National Park are just a stone’s throw away.
A base in Crediton gives access to plenty of nature and countryside. Alongside Dartmoor National Park, you’ll find the banks of the River Creedy, the stunning lakes of Shobrooke Park, and the beaches and charm of Devon’s south coast.
Crediton is a family friendly location, with excellent amenities for children. It has two primary schools – Landscore Primary School and Haywards Primary School – both rated as “Good” by Ofsted. Its one secondary academy with a sixth form, Queen Elizabeth’s School, is also rated as “Good” by Ofsted.
Although nestled in attractive countryside, Crediton offers quick access to Exeter along the A377, placing everything the city has to offer within easy reach, and making Crediton a perfect town from which to commute from. Follow the A377 north to visit other popular Devonshire sites, including Barnstable and the north coast of Devon.
If you'd like to talk to us just click on the button to get in touch.
As well as offering green spaces and countryside, Crediton is suitably placed for travel throughout Devon and further afield. Exeter is a twenty minute drive away, whilst Barnstable and Plymouth are around an hour by car. Joining the A30 at Exeter puts all of Cornwall within quick reach.
Crediton railway station, sitting on the scenic Tarka Line Railway, offers easy travel through Devon and a quick connection to Exeter St Davids, where national rail lines can be taken, including to London stations. Domestic and International flights can be boarded at nearby Exeter Airport.
Crediton is a jewel of a town and a fantastic place to call home. If you’re interested in making the move, take a look at our new homes in Crediton.
We use necessary cookies to make our site work. We also use additional cookies to help us understand how you use the site and make improvements. These will only be set if you accept. For more information see our Cookies page