Saintly Celebrations in Crediton in Devon

Saintly Celebrations in Crediton in Devon, Crediton, England (B)

My visit to Crediton coincided with the twice-monthly Farmers Market, a delightfully local affair featuring fresh produce and artisan bread. Entertainment was provided by a small band of local musicians. The Farmers’ Market in the town square of Crediton a historic market town in Devon. Crediton was once famous for its cattle market that took place in the High Street. In 1836 the then Lord of the Manor moved the market to another site to get rid of the clutter of cattle and stalls in the market place. Only a small area of this market remains. Today, the town square, which is relatively new is the centre of town life. The very popular Farmers’ Market promotes locally grown organic vegetables part of the local sustainability campaign here. The town square, a large open area is ringed with coffee shops and cafés. After browsing the stalls, I was ready for a coffee and headed for the unusual Crediton Coffee Company.

Crediton Coffee Company coffee shop is unusual because it really is a shop. It is on these premises that Dan, the owner, roasts and grinds coffee beans. He then packages them to sell on the premises as well as supplying local. Amongst the coffee grinding machinery and shelves of coffee and related items the tables and chairs are full of people enjoying coffee and cakes. And the coffee really is very good. Dan imports his own beans, changing the beans he chooses according to the season. Revived by an excellent macchiato it was time to move on to visit an icon of Crediton, its parish church. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Saintly Celebrations in Crediton in Devon
Guide Location: England » Crediton
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Valery Collins
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • town square of Crediton
  • Crediton Coffee Company
  • Parish Church of the Holy Cross
  • Roman Catholic Church
  • Newcombes Meadow Park
  • Museum and Heritage Centre
  • Redvers Ramble
  • The Railway Station
  • Paschoe House