Exeter and East Devon
Exeter is referred to as the ‘Capital City’ of Devon, lively, contemporary and bursting with history. It has many fantastic visitor attractions and landmarks including Underground Passages, Museums, Ancient City ‘Roman’ Walls, Medieval Exe Bridge Ruins, Rougemount Gardens, St. Nicolas Priory and not forgetting the magnificent Exeter Cathedral.
Fancy a spot of shopping? Princesshay shopping precinct will fulfill all your shopping desires, it offers a mixture of high street shops, designer outlets, boutiques, leisure facilities and restaurants all within walking distance of Exeter Cathedral.
Exeter Quayside is a big favorite with locals and visitors alike, it is only a short walk from Exeter Cathedral, set on a beautiful canal, with plenty to see and do - antique shops, art exhibitions, local bars, lively waterside restaurants, Clip n’ Climb Centre, canal boat trips, pedalo and bike hire.
If you are seeking a little more sporting pursuits you can head to Sandy Park to watch the rugby, Crealy Adventure Park for a fun filled day out or Haldon Forest on the outskirts of Exeter, which is excellent for woodland walks & trials, bike rides or simply a relaxing picnic in the heart of the Devonshire countryside.
Just 10-miles from Exeter is The Jurassic Coast of Dorset and East Devon a 95-mile stretch of coastline. From its sandy beaches at Exmouth, pebble beaches in Branscombe and it’s dramatic cliffs, the whole family will be kept entertained for hours with swimming, surfing, rock pooling, sand castle making and windsurfing.
Located in the heart of Exeter, with the iconic cathedral as its backdrop, Princesshay is home to over 70 of the best high street names.
Exeter's world-class museum has stunning displays and galleries, fabulous exhibitions and modern amenities.
Haldon Forest Park has 3500 acres of woodland ready to be explored. From gentle walks to exhilarating mountain biking, there is something for everyone.
Exeter Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral, and the seat of the Bishop of Exeter, in the city of Exeter, Devon in South West England. It is one of the great cathedrals of England, and one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture anywhere.
Book One of Devon's best days out. Find out how just 15 minutes drive from Exeter to Haldon Forest Park you can experience two incredible 235m zip slides.
Clip 'n Climbclipnclimbexeter.co.uk
Easy, medium or difficult, our climbs are accessible for children as young as 4 as well as the most experienced rock monkeys.
Exeter's Underground Passagesexeter.gov.uk
Dating from the 14th century, the medieval passages under Exeter High Street are a unique ancient monument.