Overnight stop near Exeter

(7 Posts)
Spam88 Sat 15-Aug-20 09:53:40

We'll be driving from South Wales to St Ives bank holiday weekend - fully expecting it to be a nightmare journey! We've been discussing what's going to be the best time to travel and thinking about doing an overnight stop to break it up.

Exeter is just over half way so somewhere around there would be ideal.

We have a three year old and 8 month old. Somewhere we could take them for a day out would be nice but would be equally happy with somewhere that's just nice for a little wander around. Does anyone have any suggestions?


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Ricekrispie22 Sat 15-Aug-20 17:33:05

We’ve broken the journey with a day at Crealy Theme Park. You can stay at Crealy itself but they have a minimum night stay.

whatisthenewnormal Sat 15-Aug-20 17:38:45

Exmouth if you don't mind a little detour

jomaIone Sat 15-Aug-20 17:39:16

Surely that's only a 5 hour journey at most??

Toddlerteaplease Sat 15-Aug-20 18:19:57

I Broke my journey to Cornwall in Wells. It's a lovely little city.

megletthesecond Sat 15-Aug-20 18:22:14

I agree with Exmouth. Plenty of sandy beach for the dc's to stretch their legs / crawl on.

Bohemond Sat 15-Aug-20 18:22:53

Taunton is a lovely town. There are premier inns and holiday inns close to the motorway and I’d suggest Hestercombe as a place to visit. Lovely food in the cafe. You will need to book a slot.

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