Cheriton Bishop is a village situated
near the north eastern edge of Dartmoor. It is in the mid Devon District Council area and about 10 miles from Exeter
and 13 miles from Okehampton.
At the end of the M5 motorway at Junction 31 near Exeter the trunk road divides in two - The A 38 dual carriageway to Plymouth, the Tamar Bridge and south east Cornwall, and the other, the A30 dual carriageway, provides an alternative route to Cornwall via Truro to Penzance. It is this major trunk road which skirts the village.