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  1. Exeter Quay

    #1 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Exeter Quay

    Tags: Outdoors, Walking Area, Restaurant, Shopping Center

    Address: Exeter quay, Haven Road, Exeter, England

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Exeter Quayside, commonly known as Exeter quay is popular with locals and tourists alike for various reasons. Along with its fascinating history, this place has a lot to offer to anybody who visit...Read more

  2. Powderham Castle

    #2 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Powderham Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Castle

    Address: Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Situated on a formerly marshy and flat ground on the west bank of the River Exe estuary, Powderham Castle is the home to the Earl and Countess of Devon. Closed for private and hired events f...Read more

  3. Bicton Gardens

    #3 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Bicton Gardens

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Botanical Garden

    Address: East Budleigh,Budleigh Salterton, Exeter,EX9 7BJ, England

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Spread over nearly 300 years of horticultural history, these beautiful gardens are set in a very scenic Otter Valley. Set between the ancient city of Exeter and England's Jurassic Coast World Heritage...Read more

  4. Old Firehouse

    #4 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Old Firehouse

    Tags: Food And Drinks

    Address: The Old Firehouse, 50 New North Road, Exeter, Devon

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    Leaky Cauldron`s setting in Harry potter is inspired from Old Firehouse. Need we say more? The Old Firehouse is otherwise also very popular with both students and locals alike. Due to its great atmosp...Read more

  5. Boston Tea Party

    #5 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Boston Tea Party

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Cafe

    Address: 84 Queen Street, Exeter, England

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Boston Tea Party is a modern independent British café which has managed to serve good things in lovely spaces that satisfy your tummy & warms the heart. Affordable, feel-good, ethically sou...Read more

  6. Go Ape Haldon

    #6 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Go Ape Haldon

    Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Play, Nature

    Address: Bullers Hill, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7XR, United Kingdom

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Go Ape is basically the number 1 group to offer forest activities. You can experience the Haldon Forest situated very close to Exeter by planning out your own adventure with them. You can experience T...Read more

  7. Exeter Chiefs Rugby Union Club

    #7 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Exeter Chiefs Rugby Union Club

    Tags: Outdoors, Sport, Play Ground, Club

    Address: Sandy Park Stadium Sandy Park Way Exeter Devon EX2 7NN

    The club was formed in 1871. The first match of Exeter Rugby Club was played against the training college (latterly St Luke’s) on October 26, 1873. Eventually, the club went on to play at the Cr...Read more

  8. Exeter Golf And Country Club

    #8 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Exeter Golf And Country Club

    Tags: Outdoors, Sport, Golf Course, Club

    Address: Countess Wear, Exeter EX2 7AE, England

    Timings: 06:30 am - 10:30 pm Details

    Exeter Golf and Country Club has earned a reputation of one of the finest golf and country clubs in the South West since 1895. The Wear Park Restaurant here serves lunch and dinner. With its spec...Read more

  9. St. Nicholas Priory

    #9 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    St. Nicholas Priory

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Monastery

    Address: The Mint, Fore St, Exeter, Devon EX4 3BL, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The history of the Benedictine Priory of St Nicholas dates back to the Norman Conquest of England during the battle of Hastings in 1066. William the Conqueror had made a vow on the battlefield during ...Read more

  10. Exeter Castle

    #10 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Exeter Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Castle, Historical Site, Nature

    Address: Castle St, Exeter, Devon EX4 3PU, United Kingdom

    Timings: 07:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    The Castle of Exeter is located at the highest point of the city. Due to the reddish colour of the volcanic rock on which it stood, it came to be known as Rougemont Castle locally. Richard III visited...Read more

  11. Exeter Catacombs

    #11 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Exeter Catacombs

    Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site, Cemetery

    Address: St Bartholomew's Cemetery, Exeter, England

    Hidden under the city wall, the catacombs were meant to accommodate 1,400 coffins in every vault on each side of a central and a long passage. The coffins were made to slide into a brick lined vault w...Read more

  12. Brook Gallery

    #12 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Brook Gallery

    Tags: Art Gallery

    Address: 1 Barnfield Cres, Exeter EX1 1QT, United Kingdom

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    In 1997, the Brook Gallery came into existence. Since then it has moved from strength to strength gaining an excellent reputation across the United Kingdom. Over the time they have earned a reputation...Read more

  13. Stone Lane Gardens

    #13 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Stone Lane Gardens

    Tags: Garden, Park

    Address: Newton Abbot, Devon, United Kingdom

    Timings: 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    “If you adore birch and alder and the wilderness areas these pioneering trees frequent then Stone Lane Gardens is not to be missed. It’s not just a National Collection, it is a reminder of...Read more

  14. Monkey Suit

    #14 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Monkey Suit

    Tags: Bar, Pubs, Entertainment, Concert

    Address: The Monkey Suit, 161 Sidwell Street, Exeter. Devon

    Timings: 04:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    Located in the heart of Devon's capital, Exeter, THE MONKEY SUIT is an independent and vibrant bar with an exciting friendly and chilled ethos. They have three bars over two floors, two of which are a...Read more

  15. Poltimore House

    #15 of 294 Things To Do in Exeter
    Poltimore House

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Poltimore House, Poltimore, Exeter, Devon EX4 0AU

    Poltimore House is of utmost importance to Exeter and Devon, historically and architecturally. It was an extremely beautiful place in 1900 and there have been various attempts to restore it to it...Read more

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  • St Nicholas Priory

    The Mint

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Tuckers Hall

    140 Fore St

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Haldon Belvedere

    Haldon Belvedere Higher Ashton

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • The National Trust

    Compton Castle

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • Powderham Castle

    Powderham Castle

    Historic and Protected Sites
  • The National Trust

    A Lane Ronde, Summer Lane

    Historic and Protected Sites
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  • Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

    Queen St

    Museums
  • Bill Douglas Centre

    Old Library, Prince of Wales Rd

    Museums
  • Quay House Visitor Centre

    46 The Quay

    Museums Landmarks
  • Newton Abbot Town & Great Western Railway Museum

    2a St Pauls Rd

    Museums
  • Bygones

    Fore St

    Museums
  • Topsham Museum

    25 The Strand

    Museums
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  • Fun Kitchen - Children's Cookery Classes

    Quarry Lane

    Landmarks Amusement Parks
  • Latgreen

    11 North St

    Amusement Parks
  • Star Amusements

    11 North St

    Amusement Parks Arcades
  • The Rainbow Funhouse

    Torwood Gardens Rd

    Amusement Parks
  • Harrisons Amusements

    10-14 Piermont Pl

    Amusement Parks Arcades
  • Diggerland

    Verbeer Manor

    Amusement Parks Landmarks
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  • Sawyers Arms

    121 Cowick St

    Bars
  • The Cowick Barton

    121 Cowick Lane

    Bars Restaurants
  • Welcome Stranger Inn

    Bars Restaurants
  • The Jolly Farmer

    8 Market St

    Bars
  • The Saracens Head

    Fairfield Terrace

    Bars
  • The Globe Hotel

    Fore St

    Bars Restaurants
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  • William Hill

    Isleworth Rd, 10/12

    Casinos and Gaming
  • William Hill

    Sidwell St, 162/163

    Casinos and Gaming
  • William Hill

    Cowick Stret, 59

    Casinos and Gaming
  • Gala Clubs

    Temperance St

    Casinos and Gaming
  • William Hill

    The Parade, 51

    Casinos and Gaming
  • William Hill

    High St, 110

    Casinos and Gaming
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  • Stover Country Park

    Rangers Office

    Natural Parks
  • Grand Western Canal Country Park

    The Moorings, Canal Hill

    Natural Parks
  • Dawlish Warren Nature Reserve

    Care Of Forde House, Brunel Rd

    Natural Parks
  • Devon Badger Watch

    East Stoodleigh Barton

    Natural Parks
  • South West Lakes Trust

    Natural Parks
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  • Hamlin Lane Playing Fields

    Dog Parks
  • Ludwell Valley Park

    Dog Parks
  • Hackney Marsh, Homerton Road, London

    Dog Parks
  • Hackney Marshes

    Dog Parks
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  • Jurassic Paddle Sports

    Sidmouth Beach

    Beaches
  • Shaldon Beach

    Beaches
  • Ness Cove Beach

    Beaches
  • Sidmouth Beach

    Beaches
  • Dawlish Warren Beach

    Beaches
  • Exmouth Docks

    Beaches
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  • Hound Tor

    Hiking
  • Bee Tor

    Dartmoor National Park

    Hiking
  • Yarner Wood

    Hiking
  • Meldon Hill

    Dartmoor National Park

    Hiking
  • Buckland Beacon

    Hiking
  • Scorehill Tor

    Dartmoor National Park

    Hiking
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  • Tackle Trader

    2 Wharf Rd

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Wiscombe Park Fishery

    Wiscombe Park

    Hunting and Fishing
  • S J Willcocks

    Upham Farm

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Fishtek

    3d Betton Way

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Wrigmers Baits

    Exeter St

    Hunting and Fishing
  • Sporting Lines

    84 Belgrave Rd

    Hunting and Fishing
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