Ashburton.org - The Southern Gateway to Dartmoor
About Ashburton News and Events Things to Do Where to Stay Business Directory Town Council Information Centre
View of Ashburton
Back to Home Page

By Road

Follow the M5 motorway south to Exeter where it will turn in to the A38. Soon after this it splits - take the right hand road towards Plymouth. Ashburton lies right on the A38, half way between Exeter and Plymouth 21 miles from Exeter.

For contact information about local bus and taxi services see the useful contacts section of this site.

By Rail

The two nearest stations are at Totnes and Newton Abbot, both stations are about seven miles from Ashburton and lie on the main line to the South West.

For contact information about the train services and, local bus and taxi services see the useful contacts section of this site.

By Air

The two nearest Airports are at Exeter and Plymouth.

Plymouth Airport offers regular scheduled flights to destinations in the UK and Ireland, including London Gatwick, Bristol and Manchester.

Exeter Airport not only offers flights to destinations throughout the UK and Ireland but also International flights.

For contact information for these Airports see the useful contacts section of this site.



Ashburton is located in the heart of South Devon in the South West of the UK. It is situated within the Dartmoor National Park yet is still only 25 minutes drive from the beautiful South Devon Coast. It lies alongside the A38 almost equidistant between the cities of Plymouth and Exeter making it easily accessible from the Motorway network.


 Ashburton Street Finder Map
This is the definitive Ashburton Street map. If you need to locate an Address this is the best place to do it, it contains accurate information on every street, road and square in Ashburton.


 Ashburton Amenities Finder Map
Easily locate all those important amenities around the town. Includes - Emergency services, Doctors, Information points, parking, toilets, phones, petrol stations, banks and post offices as well as churches, historical attractions and Pubs & Bars.

Content provided and maintained by:
Ashburton Town Council & Ashburton Information Centre
Site by Integralvision - Integralvision logo and site link
Back to Home Page

all content © ashburton.org 2004 unless otherwise stated. No part of this site may be reproduced without written permission from Ashburton Town Council.
With special thanks to John Germon and Peter Webb for their supply of content without which this site would not have been produced.