Directions & Travel Information

Slapton Sands and the Sherman Tank memorial are located in the South West of England.

The Sherman Tank memorial is approximately 230 miles (370 km) travelling by road from London, which takes around 4-5 hours traffic permitting. The postal code for SatNav is TQ7 2TQ.

The nearest railway station is Totnes which connects to all major cities throughout the United Kingdom. Travelling by train from London to Totnes railway station takes just over 3 hours.

The nearest international airport with good connections to the United States is London?’s Heathrow airport.

The nearest regional airports are Exeter and Bristol, however their connections are generally only throughout Europe with no direct flights to London.

Taxis/cabs are readily available at railway stations and airports, travelling times to/from the Sherman Tank memorial are:

  • Totnes railway station ?– 30 minutes
  • Exeter airport ??– 60 minutes
  • Bristol airport ??– 2.5 hours
  • Heathrow airport ??– 4-4.5 hours

Buses are not recommended as there are no direct services.



Bristol Airport

Official website for Bristol International Airport.


Devon County Council – Public Transport Information

Providing general information on public transport services within Devon.



Primary airline operating at Bristol International Airport.


Exeter Airport

Official website for Exeter International Airport


First Western National – Official Website

First operate the majority of bus services throughout the Devon and Cornwall area


Primary regional airline operating at Exeter International Airport.


The Trainline

Provides details of all trains to and from Totnes railway station.