Visit charming Chagford
Nestled on the edge of Dartmoor National Park, Chagford is one of Cornwall’s many picturesque market towns, and a popular stopping point for visitors exploring the southwest of England. Aside from its centuries of interesting history, Chagford boasts a wide range of quirky, independent shops, great restaurants serving local produce, and a tight-knit community of artists and craftspeople.
Though it’s small compared to other UK cities, a visit to Exeter is an experience that you won’t forget in a hurry - brimming with fascinating history, inherent in its Red Coat Tours, underground passages, and the Royal Albert Memorial Museum. Aside from this, Exeter is characterised by its diverse range of popular eateries, which has established it as the foodie capital of the south-west. Head over to Queen Street and sit down for a delectable meal at restaurants like Comptoir Libanais, The Stable, Kupp, and The Terrace.
Welcome to Castle Drogo
A short drive north of Chagford, visitors can see Castle Drogo, a dramatic, medieval keep overlooking the Teign Gorge. In recent years, the interior of the castle has been redisplayed, presenting visitors with interesting pieces of the collection combined in a range of creative ways, and secret, gloomy spaces that have had fresh life breathed into them, revealing long-hidden elements of Drogo’s incredible history.
Planning a trip to Chagford? Travelodge Okehampton Whiddon Down Hotel is a 15-minute drive away, and Travelodge Okehampton Sourton Cross Hotel can be reached in just over 20.