Few towns can have the diverse 800 year history of the small town of Chudleigh, its origin being Saxon, and once on the coaching route from Exeter to Plymouth. It is typical of an old Devon town, with numerous narrow lanes and small passageways between quaint old cottages. Most of the early Medieval houses in Chudleigh were destroyed during a large fire in 1807 - a fire which destroyed 60% of the original town.
Chudleigh has a charm and community spirit, and is well served by a good range of shops, public houses, restaurants and church. There is the local library, primary/junior school, health centres and facilities for numerous sports and pastimes. The town is ideally situated within easy reach of the coast at Teignmouth and Torbay and of the beautiful Dartmoor National Park. The A38, which by-passes the town, gives easy access to the cities of Plymouth and Exeter and the motorway system, and the market town of Newton Abbot is just some 5 miles distant.
The town is home to the famous Chudleigh Rock with panoramic views over the countryside across the Teign Valley to the distant moors.
For the Chudleigh town guide click here www.chudleighguild.co.uk