Places to Visit
Arts and Leisure
Tours of Exeter
Events in Exeter
Transport and Travel
Food and Drink
Shopping in Exeter
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The Surrounding Area
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Buckfast (20 miles from Exeter on the A38). Tel: 01364 642519.
A living Benedictine monastery in the beautiful surroundings of the Dart
valley, with tranquil gardens, a restaurant, and three unusual shops. Open
daily all year. Admission is free.
Sidmouth Road, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon EX5 1DR.
Tel: 01395 233200, Fax: 01395 233211.
A great day out for all the family.
Escot Country Park and Gardens:
Situated off the A30 Exeter to Honiton road. Tel: 01404 822188.
A specialist pet centre with otters, wild boar, birds of prey displays,
woodland walks, a childrens' forest playground, all set in acres of
parkland with a lake and gardens. Restaurant.
Open every day from 10am (last admission 5pm).
Dawlish Road (the A379), Kenton, Nr. Exeter, Devon (10 minutes from
The historic family home of the Earl of Devon. Powderham Castle is a
medieval fortress set in acres of ancient deer park. There is plenty for
the children to do, including walks in the grounds and the animals in
"The Secret Garden". With a lakeside picnic area, a restaurant
serving delicious lunches and cream teas, and a gift shop.
Open from March to November at 10am every day except Saturdays. There
are guided tours every half hour until 5pm.
25 The Strand, Topsham, Nr. Exeter, EX3 0AX. Tel 01392 873244.
Topsham Museum is located in a 17th century furnished house with exhibits
on maritime trade, shipbuilding and the wildlife of the Exe Estuary.
There is also a garden and shop, and home-made teas are available.
Open March to October 2pm-5pm on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, and
also on Sundays from end-May to end-September. Admission £1.50 for
For further information about Exeter, including a free visitor
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Exeter Tourist Information Centre.