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'Crediton is a town and civil parish in the Mid Devon district of Devon in England. It stands on the A377 Exeter to Barnstaple road at the junction with the A3072 road to Tiverton, about 7 miles (11 km) north west of Exeter. It has a population of 6,837. The town is situated in the narrow vale of the River Creedy, between two steep hills and is divided into two parts, the east or old town and the west or new town.'

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Devon Walks with GPS

Distance (miles)11
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'The Grand Western Canal Country Park and Local Nature Reserve meanders through beautiful mid-Devon countryside and quiet villages between Tiverton and Lowdwells (near the Somerset border).'

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Devon County Council

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'A 136-page full-colour book featuring 60 self-guided walks from each of the thirteen stations along the 39 mile route.' Tarka Line Walks: 60 glorious Mid-Devon walks from the wayside stations of the scenic Tarka Line by Peter Craske (Crimson Publishing, 2013)

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Tarka Rail Association

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'This once prosperous town was named after two fords one across the Exe, the other across the Lowman: Two-Ford-Town. Much of the town centre was destroyed by a fire and rebuilt in a Georgian style by wealthy wool merchants.' Original Website Link removed, as advised.

Distance (miles)12
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Hemyock to Staple Hill 'This Walk skirts the valleysides of the three rivers which define the Blackdown Hills – the Culm, the Otter and the Yarty.'

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Blackdown Hills AONB

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