Discover more about Exeter's fascinating past on a free Guided Tour. Operating year round, you are invited to discover Roman Exeter, the Port or learn about Exeter's ghostly residents. Exeter's majestic Cathedral is over 850 years old and one of the finest examples of decorated Gothic work in England today. Its unique Norman twin towers dominate the skyline.
Don't miss a visit to the Underground Passages located under Exeter's city centre. Constructed in the 14th century to bring fresh water into the heart of the city, they are the only medieval vaulted passages open to the public in England.
Exeter's historic Quayside, once a thriving international port exporting woollen cloth is now a riverside resort with shops, cafes and pubs. Learn the 2000 year story of Exeter at the Quay House Visitor Centre (open all year, winter weekends only).
For shopaholics, open air markets, undercover malls, speciality shops in cobbled alleyways, famous high street stores, arts, crafts, antiques and ethnic emporiums all jostle side by side within easy walking distance of Exeter's centre.
Surrounded by countryside and just a few miles from the sea, Exeter is an ideal base for a short break at any time of the year.
Tourist Information Centre
Exeter, 01392 265700, email, website