Cullompton

Cullompton, Devon, EX16 6LU

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The beautiful Devon countryside town of Cullompton is set within the tranquil Culm Valley, and boasts one of the UK's most magnificent churches. This historic market town has been the centre of rural live in Mid Devon for centuries.

Close to the vibrant city of Exeter, and the historic town of Tiverton, and surrounded by Devon countryside, Cullompton is the ideal holiday location if you want to escape into peaceful surroundings, get back to nature and explore the wonderful nature and wildlife in this part of the county.

Things to do in Cullompton

Delicious local goods can be purchased from friendly knowledgeable producers who have grown or reared the food themselves at the town's award-winning farmers market, plus regular pannier market and expanded street market.

Cullompton is also the gateway to the outstanding scenery of the Culm Valley, much of which falls within the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Honeycombed with footpaths, bridleways, and cycle trails, this is wonderful countryside to explore at your leisure.

Just 5 miles from Cullompton is Bickleigh Castle, with over 900 years of history to explore. The National Trust Property of Killerton House is also just a few miles away, and beautiful gardens to explore.

Where to Stay in Cullompton

Accommodation in Cullompton means beautiful barn conversions, farm stays, quaint B&b’s and countryside camping and holiday parks. Find your perfect place to stay in Cullompton.

History of Cullompton 

The Cullompton Heritage Trail starts at Tesco’s car park and leads you around town landmarks including the fine church, almshouses, the old Bull Ring, the Leat with upper and lower mill and the Waldrons Manor House, currently under renovation.

The finest building in the town is undoubtedly St. Andrew's Church with a lofty 120 foot sandstone tower that dominates the landscape for miles around. This impressive 15th century church was built with wealth from the woollen industry, and is a treasure house of beautiful features including a wagon roof in rich scarlet, blue, green and gold, and an ornate rood screen.

There is also a very rare oak Golgotha of medieval origin, so old and blackened that it looks like stone. The Golgotha, carved with skulls and bones, would have supported the base of the medieval cross (rood), and may be the only surviving example in the world.

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Parking & Transport

  • Car Parks

Towns & Villages

  • ATM
  • Church
  • Farmers market
  • Public telephone
  • Public toilets
  • Supermarket

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Road Directions

Located on the M5, take exit Junction 28, then the A373 Exit. 

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Public Transport Directions

By Rail - the closest Train Station is Tiverton Parkway

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