Exeter is an ancient city, and visitors can still see the old walls around the city center and enjoy a place that’s been slowly morphing since Roman times. Several Norman landmarks dot the city, including Exeter Castle, while the Gothic Exeter Cathedral towers over the landscape. Exeter is well-known for the wealth of vaulted tunnels that traverse the city’s underground, which you can tour and explore, dating to the 14th century. If culture is of interest, the town offers spots like the Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery as well as the Bill Douglas Cinema Museum.

Kids’ and family attractions abound as well at places like Crealy Theme Park & Resort with its thrill rides and games, Clip ‘N Climb Exeter with its indoor climbing areas, the iBounce Trampoline Park, and Tenpin Exeter, where you can bowl, play arcade games and shoot pool. For serene outdoor experiences, Ludwell Valley Park, Northernhay Gardens, Rougemont Gardens, the Devon Wildlife Trust, Mincinglake Valley Park and Riverside Valley Park all offer the chance to get away from the crowds and enjoy some peaceful green space.

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