20 Attractions to Explore Near Exeter Cathedral
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Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery
0.32km from Exeter Cathedral
A beautiful museum and art gallery which was located in Exeter, Devon. It holds significant and diverse collections in areas such as zoology, anthropology, fine art, local and overseas archaeology, and geology. the museum is housed in a Gothic Revival building of local New Red Sandstone that has undergone several extensions during its history.
Devon Wildlife Trust
0.47km from Exeter Cathedral
Devon Wildlife Trust is the only local charity dedicated to protecting wildlife and wild places across Devon - on land and at sea and its aim is to safeguard the future of the county's urban, rural and marine wildlife and its environment. It campaigns on a number of regional and national wildlife issues, and also looks after some 40 nature reserves including Sites of Special Scientific Interest such as Bystock, Dawlish Warren, Bovey Heath, Chudleigh Knighton Heath, and Dunsford.
Crealy Theme Park & Resort
8.23km from Exeter Cathedral
A Park that caters for the whole family from the smallest children to parents and grandparents alike, Crealy Theme Park & Resort has over 200 animals, 75,000 square feet of undercover play and extensive outdoor adventure areas for guests to explore.
National Trust - Killerton House
9.17km from Exeter Cathedral
Killerton House is the focal point of a substantial estate given to the National Trust in 1944 by Sir Richard Acland. The Aclands settled in this part of the country in the 16th century and earned the hereditary title of baronet by their loyalty to the King in the Civil War. The estate covers some 2590 hectares. Included in the Estate is a steep wooded hillside with the remains of an Iron Age Hillfort on top of it, also known as Dolby, which has also yielded evidence of Roman occupation, thoug
10.04km from Exeter Cathedral
Powderham Castle enjoys a unique, picturesque setting within an ancient deer park beside the Exe estuary, just south of Exeter. Over 600 years of history can be discovered within the walls of one of Devon's oldest family homes. It is situated on flat, formerly marshy ground on the west bank of the River Exe estuary where it is joined by its tributary the River Kenn. On the opposite side of the Exe is the small village of Lympstone. It is a Grade I listed building. The park and gardens are Grad
National Trust - A la Ronde
12.39km from Exeter Cathedral
La Ronde is an 18th-century 16-sided house located near Lympstone, Exmouth, Devon, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust. The house was built for two spinster cousins, Jane and Mary Parminter. The inspiration behind the building’s design is often attributed to the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, with its many-sided shape and vaulted octagonal tower. The finished structure consists of 20 rooms, all intricately decorated by the cousins themselves.
13.1km from Exeter Cathedral
Canonteign Falls is a stunning natural attraction in the heart of Devon that offers the perfect day out for the whole family Set in 90 acres of park and woodland. As well as the main waterfall itself there is also some smaller waterfalls, 7 lakes, 2 play parks, a cafe, a shop and giant bunnies. It is 220 feet high and is one of the highest waterfalls in England. It was created in 1890 by diverting a stream over the edge of a cliff.
13.55km from Exeter Cathedral
Haldon Forest Park is made up of 3,500 acres of woodland, just 15 minutes from Exeter. Open 364 days a year, it’s the perfect place to immerse yourself in the great outdoors. With miles of trails for walkers, runners, cyclists and horse riders, there’s something for everyone at Haldon Forest Park. One of the iconic attraction where you can spend some good time in the middle of nature.
Dawlish Warren Beach
15.12km from Exeter Cathedral
Dawlish Warren is a beautiful Blue Flag family beach resort at the mouth of the Exe Estuary, near Exeter and Dawlish in South Devon. It offers more than just a traditional bucket and spade beach – it also boasts an internationally protected National Nature Reserve, a large grassed play area where you can enjoy a picnic, children’s amusements, shops, pubs, and cafes, all safely away from the road.
16.38km from Exeter Cathedral
Orcombe Point is the most westerly point of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site stretching from Exmouth to Old Harry Rocks near Swanage in Dorset. The dramatic red mudstone and sandstone reveal evidence of a previous desert environment crossed with seasonal life-giving rivers similar to Namibia today.
Devon Cliffs Holiday Park
16.73km from Exeter Cathedral
Devon Cliffs Holiday Park is one of the biggest parks which was set in acres of land and is situated in the gorgeous East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty famous for its intimate wooded combes and fertile river valleys. Head to the beach and have a crack at surfing, bodyboarding, paddleboarding, and sea kayaking. Back on dry land, score a hole in one with adventure golf. One of the iconic attractions where you can spend a nice time.
Bicton Park Botanical Gardens
16.77km from Exeter Cathedral
A majestic place with over 60 acres of beautiful gardens with their soft sweeping lawns, elegant water features, fragrant English borders and formal Gardens. There’s a miniature village, a large climbing camp and acres of informal gardens to explore and play in. There’s an educational nature trail where many birds can be seen feeding and heard singing, you can even learn to identify their calls.
South West Coast Path
17.05km from Exeter Cathedral
The longest of England’s National Trails, the multi-award-winning South West Coast Path offers 630 miles of stunning coastal walking around the entire South West peninsula. It follows the entire coastline of Cornwall, goes across the mouth of the River Tamar, and continues into Devon. After running along the south coast of Devon it then follows the Dorset coastline before finally ending at Poole Harbour.
Sandy Bay Beach Blue Flag Winner 2019
17.06km from Exeter Cathedral
Sandy Bay Beach is a beautiful half-mile-long privately owned sandy beach set in a secluded bay. This beach offers a great location to spend some quality time making sandcastles and digging holes. Along the shore, there is rockpools ideal for searching and crabbing in. One of the iconic locations where you can spend a nice time with family.
17.93km from Exeter Cathedral
Fingle Bridge is a Grade II * listed early 17th-century bridge across the River Teign near the village of Drewsteignton, in the north-east corner of Dartmoor National Park. The bridge sits in the base of the deep Teign Gorge, between the ancient hillforts of Prestonbury Castle 130 metres. This packhorse bridge has three arches and the two central piers are surrounded by triangular cutwaters extending upwards to form pedestrian refuges.
20.04km from Exeter Cathedral
Castle Drogo is situated high above the Teign Gorge. It was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens for self-made millionaire Julius Drewe. It looks ancient, but this remarkable building was only constructed 100 years ago, the last castle ever built in England. Set within 600 acres of park and formal garden, Castle Drogo is a modern interpretation of medieval themes.
20.26km from Exeter Cathedral
Diggerland's campsite in Devon is the perfect location for families to build special and unforgettable memories. Set in the stunning grounds of Verbeer Manor. Surrounded by the beautiful, picturesque Devonshire countryside and within an easy 30 miles drive or cycle of two renowned English National Parks.
The Miniature Pony Centre
21.84km from Exeter Cathedral
The miniature pony centre sitting on the edge of wild and magical Dartmoor in Devon is a hidden gem of all things small, cute and cuddly. Unicorns, Miniature Shetlands and their foals, Miniature Pigs, Harris, our Suffolk Punch horse, miniature, and Mammoth Donkeys are all waiting to meet you and your family when you visit us on the Dartmoor National Park.
22.38km from Exeter Cathedral
It is a heavily weathered granite outcrop. It consists of two separate rock masses which lie on a north-westerly alignment. The highest point of the tor is on the south-westerly pile which stands at 1,358ft. The site is administered by Dartmoor National Park Authority for English Heritage as it includes the ruins of a medieval village, alongside prehistoric works of stone construction nearby.
Haytor Rocks Dartmoor
22.45km from Exeter Cathedral
Situated on the southeastern edge of Dartmoor, Haytor has spectacular views across Dartmoor and the South Devon coast and offers good opportunities for you to experience Dartmoor’s fascinating past and the stunning wildlife and heritage within a short walk of the National Park Visitor Centre. One of the nice trekking destinations and also you can spend a nice time here.
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Exeter Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral, and the seat of the Bishop of Exeter, in the city of Exeter, Devon in South West England. An impressive example of Gothic architecture situated in one of the oldest parts of the city, the building’s elaborate West-front displays a series of notable 14th Century figures, whilst its interior contains a variety of unusual features from across the ages.