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The information presented on these Exeter pages is based on the Exeter City Centre Street Map and Guide

Buckfast Abbey:
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.

Crealy Park:
Sidmouth Road, Clyst St Mary, Exeter, Devon EX5 1DR.
Tel: 01395 233200, Fax: 01395 233211.  Website   Email
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).

Powderham Castle:
Dawlish Road (the A379), Kenton, Nr. Exeter, Devon (10 minutes from Exeter).
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.


Topsham Museum:
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 adults.

For further information about Exeter, including a free visitor pack, please contact the Exeter Tourist Information Centre.



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