University of Exeter

About Exeter, Guide and Top Tourist Attractions
(Exeter, Devon, England)

Exeter is located in the county of Devon. It is considered a university city because it is bustling with students. The city is often used as a starting point for travelling to the southwest of England. Along the river Exe's banks is Exeter old walled city. The city centre is easily toured on foot, especially on sunny days. The cathedral city is full of historical structures, parks, galleries, and restaurants.

What to do in Exeter

Exeter is also known as the cathedral city because of its numerous cathedrals and monasteries that go as far back as the 11th century. Visitors coming in the summer can take advantage of the city's resorts such as Ilfracombe and Lynton. Photographers can take beautiful architectural shots of the city's Roman walls, underground passages, and old buildings. Shopaholics and arts and crafts enthusiasts can visit Quayside and purchase souvenir items and other goods from its numerous metal, leather, and glass shops.

Tourist Attractions

The most visited attraction in Exeter is Exeter Cathedral. It was built in the 12th century and is famous for its Gothic stone vault and Bishop's throne. Visitors can find shelter in the city's many museums and galleries such as the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Queen Street. On a summer day, travellers can explore Exmoor National Park, or drive up the River Exe and see its famous Dutch Houses.

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