Exeter is an elegant historical city, situated close to the beautiful south Devon coast. Founded by the Romans it's packed with buildings of great historical interest. Today, Exeter's ancient streets are also populated with a fine modern selection of shops, bars and restaurants.
For those fascinated by history, try one of the popular guided walking tours around the city that give the visitor an insight into Exeter's influence in the history of the region. Don't miss its stunning Norman castle at the very heart of the city that attracts visitors far and wide.
There are plenty of parks and green spaces to enjoy, and children of all ages will be delighted by the adventure park at Exeter's Crealy, with its fantastic array of exciting rides and attractions. The recently rejuvenated quayside attracts those wishing to enjoy some fine local food and drink whilst relaxing and watching the world go by.
Culture is in plentiful supply here, with a highlight being the newly renovated Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery. In addition, there are several other highly respected museums.
Exeter is ideally located near to several 'jewels' of the south west. For example the stunning Jurassic coast is a short drive away, and Dartmoor National Park is just to the west; a paradise for walkers, with well signposted trails that wind through some of the most stunning countryside in the whole of the UK.
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