Crediton is situated in an area of fertile red land - it’s a thriving market town with a magnificent church, and a famous saint, St Boniface, was born here in 672 AD.
There are many local independent shops with a number of coffee and tea rooms and an excellent Farmers Market on the first Saturday in the month.
There is a leisure centre including a swimming pool, sports clubs such as Rugby, Football, Bowls, Netball, Golf, Tennis and a Cricket Club at Sandford Village just north of the town.
From Crediton Railway Station take a trip on the Tarka Line to Barnstable or to the South, Exeter and the coast.
In Crediton and surrounding villages there are many good restaurants and pubs: Casita, Boo Baa, The Three Pigs,The Lamb, Rose and Crown, Ring of Bells, The Beer Engine. At the local Cider Works and Shop, Sandford Orchards, on Friday nights it's pizza night and you can enjoy one with a pint of Devon Red. The farm and cafe for world famous Quick’s Cheese, is situated between Crediton and Exeter.