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Top 10 Devon and Cornwall by John Plumer

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Great Train Rides

1. Exeter to Newton Abbot

From Exeter, the main line runs beside two estuaries, the Exe and the Teign, offering delightful vistas over the serene mudflats populated by wading birds.prac_info08457 484950

2. Tarka Line

Named after Tarka the Otter, which was largely set around here, this 65-km (39-mile) line, centred on Barnstaple, weaves through Devon’s rural heartland. After Crediton, it sticks close to the River Taw, passing through woodlands inhabited by woodpeckers and buzzards.prac_info08457 484950

3. Atlantic Coast Line

This 33-km (21-mile) coast-to-coast ...

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