Cathedral to Quay

Exeter, Devon

With 2,000 years of history, exciting water sports and award winning food and drink, explore Exeter from Cathedral to Quay.

From the soaring towers of its Norman Cathedral to the depths of its medieval Underground Passages, the history and beauty of Exeter is remarkable. Discover the city’s turbulent past on a free Red Coat Guided Tour, running daily throughout the year.

Get your strength up with a traditional Devon cream tea (jam on top of the cream!) in the spectacular surroundings of Cathedral Yard, then climb to the top of the Cathedral’s highest point on a guided roof tour for spectacular views across the city and surrounding countryside.

Head to the quayside, the city’s hub for water based activities to have a go at numerous water sports including rowing and canoeing. Visit the south west’s largest indoor climbing wall housed in one of Exeter’s largest and most iconic industrial buildings, previously the electricity works, to try any of 200 different routes up the walls.

Work up an appetite for some excellent food. Exeter is spoilt for choice of places in which to dine out, from fine dining at the award winning Michael Caines restaurant, to the best of local ales and wines in historic pubs and chic bars.

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  • Exeter Tourist Information Centre
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  • Contact Details 01392 665700

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