Princetown tourist and travel information

Princetown tourist and travel information

Princetown Travel Information

Travel Information Princetown is the highest village on Dartmoor and the village closest to Dartmoor Prison.

TRAVELLINE at www.traveline.info

bus and coach travel

Coaches Princetown - Travel by coach - If you'd like to speak to someone about your journey you can ring Traveline on 0871 200 22 33. The local bus which runs from Plymouth to Exeter passes through Princetown.

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UK B Roads

Roads Princetown - Travel by road - Princetown is on the B 3272. A nearby large town is Tavistock. Princetown is about 30 miles from EXETER.

UK B Road

Travel by train

Rail Plymouth Tavistock nearby stations - Travel by train - Plymouth station, North Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 6AB. Tel: 08457 000 125. Ticket office. Waiting rooms available at all platforms. Cafe and food outlets. Pay phones are available at the station. Shops. Step free access whole station. Station wheelchair is available. Taxi rank.

Plymouth St Budeaux Station, Wolseley Road, St Budeaux, Plymouth, PL5 1JJ. Customer service 08457000125. CCTV. Pay phone. Only parts of station step free access. Plymouth is about 15 miles from Princetown.

First Great Western. Main Stations: Great Western Main Line (London- Bristol- Exeter- Plymouth- Penzance). South Wales Main Line (Bristol- West Wales). Wessex Main Line (Bristol- Southampton). West Coastway Line (Southampton- Brighton). Tel: 08457 000 125. www.firstgreatwestern.co.uk

www.nationalrail.co.uk www.nationalrail.co.uk

Princetown Tourist Information

Sport

Sport Princetown - Sport - The Princetown countryside is very popular with walkers. They tend to use the television mast on top of Hessary Tor, which overlooks Princetown, as a reference point.

Sport

Sport

Sport Princetown - Sport - Tavistock Golf Club, Down Road, Tavistock, Devon PL19 9AQ. Tel: 01822 612344. About 6 miles west of Princetown. Yelverton Golf Club, Golf Links Road, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 6BN. Tel: 01822852824. About 5 miles SW of Princetown.

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Shopping

Stores Princetown - Shopping - Princetown has pubs serving food, a takeaway, cafe and shops.

Shopping

Entertainment

Entertainment Princetown - Entertainment and attractions - Princetown is the highest village on Dartmoor and is home to The Dartmoor National Parks High Moorland Visitor Centre. High Moorland Visitor Centre, Tavistock Road, Princetown, Yelverton, Devon, PL20 6QF. Tel: 01822 890414. Location: In the centre of Princetown.

Entertainment

Other information Princetown - Other information - Princetown is best known as the site of Dartmoor Prison. Dartmoor Prison Heritage Centre, HMP Dartmoor, Princetown, Devon, PL20 6RR. Tel: 01822 892 130. Location: On the outskirts of Princetown. Tavistock Museum, Court Gate, Bedford Square. Tel: 01822 612546. About 6 miles west of Princetown.

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PRINCETOWN ACCOMMODATION

ACCOMMODATION

Princetown hotels

ACCOMMODATION

For hotels accommodation in other areas near to Princetown Devon see Plymouth hotels & Buckfastleigh hotels.

Devon Map and Attractions

Exeter is 196 miles from London. It is 99 miles from Salcombe to Ilfracombe and 73 miles from Lyme Regis to Tavistock.

Ferries Ferry Ports indicated are Plymouth, Bideford and Clovelly.

Airports Airports indicated are Plymouth and Exeter.

Roads Princetown is on the B 3272, between Yelverton and Moretonhampstead.

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Attractions Attractions (see details below)

Rail Stations Rail Stations (Not all stations shown). Princetown does not have a station.

Local Attractions
Attraction 1 - Newton Abbot Races. The Racecourse, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ12 3AF. Tel: (01626) 353235. newtonabbotracing.com.
Attraction 2 - Buckfast Abbey, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0EE. Tel: 01364 645550. buckfast.org.uk.
Attraction 3 - Paignton Zoo Environmental Park, Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7EU. paigntonzoo.org.uk.
Attraction 4 - National Marine Aquarium, Rope Walk, Coxside, Plymouth, Devon. Tel: 01752 600 301. national-aquarium.co.uk
Attraction 5 - Kingsley Museum, Clovelly, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5SY. Tel: 01237 431781.

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