Exeter is the county town of Devon and has a rich history dating back to the Roman times.

This is a building that’s been at the heart of Devon for nearly a thousand years.
Choose from one of the many entertaining guided tours on offer or else stroll  peacefully at your own pace and explore the gothic architecture and fascinating features, such as the Great East Window, an incredible display of medieval stained glass.

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Pretty much as good as it gets, with a great range of high street favourites and independents.
Head to Princesshay for the big chains and then walk down through the city to Fore Street, where you’ll find a great selection of unusual boutiques, vintage shops and more, many of them hidden away in little arcades.

Discover Devon and Exeter’s rich history and global connections, plus colourful animals, birds and insects, innovative contemporary art and world culture.
There’s a lot to see here. A great day out – especially when the weather turns.
On now: The Silver Wave, by critically acclaimed moving image and performance artist Michelle Williams Gamaker.

Often overlooked, Exeter’s historic quayside is alive with a thriving selection of shops, bars, restaurants, cafes and pubs. 
The scenic setting makes it a great destination all year round and a great place to start a walk, cycle or paddleboard along the river and the Exe Estuary Trail towards Topsham.

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This is a green and pleasant city, with peaceful places to enjoy around every corner. The Grade II-listed Northernhay Gardens are the oldest public gardens
in England, and neighbouring Rougemont Gardens originally formed part of the defences to Exeter Castle.
The University of Exeter is regarded as the best university botanical garden in the UK.

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