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Visit Exeter – Just a Short Scenic Train Ride Away!

8 July 2022

Exeter is not only our county capital but it is also one of the most vibrant, attractive and historically interesting cities in England. Torquay train station is only a short 10 minute walk from TLH Resort and once you’ve boarded the train, the scenic and coastal route is not to be missed.

Catch the Train from just 10 minutes away!

Torquay Train station is just 1 short 10-minute walk from TLH Leisure Resort. You can get the train directly to Exeter from just £7.20 for adults over 16 and from £3.60 for children under 15. The  journey takes you through Newton Abbot and then onto Teignmouth and Dawlish Warren. We may be biased but we think this is the most scenic railway journey there is! There a few stations in Exeter but we recommend you alight at Exeter Central. FIND OUT MORE

Experience our County Capital

Step inside Exeter Cathedral and discover one thousand years of wonder. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of one of Europe’s most magnificent cathedrals and find endless opportunities to explore its amazing architecture, clandestine corners and hidden histories.

It has several notable features such as the Gothic style, misericord, and astronomical clock. It also provides an interesting look at medieval Britain with its intricate architectural features and tales from the Romans to the Second World War. FIND OUT MORE

Grab An Expert for a FREE Guided Tour

Running throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day, FREE guided walking tours are the perfect way to explore Exeter. All tours (apart from the Historic Quayside tour) depart from the Hooker Statue on Cathedral Green.

Unfortunately dogs (except Guide dogs) are not permitted on the tours and children must be accompanied by an adult. The tours may contain steps, slopes and steep or rough ground, however the Red Coat Guides will do all they can to make tours accessible to all so please speak to your guide before the tour about the suitability for your individual needs. FIND OUT MORE

Royal Albert Memorial Museum

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery is a truly modern museum that was awarded the national title of “Museum of the Year” (Art Fund Prize 2012). Free to enter, you’ll find fascinating displays and galleries, inspirational exhibitions, and modern amenities at Exeter’s world-class museum.

Running from 18th June 2022 to 11th September 2022, their Brick by Brick: A LEGO® brick history of Exeter exhibition allows you to embark on a time travelling adventure, journeying from the deepest recesses of Devon’s prehistoric past to Exeter’s dreams of a greener future… all lovingly recreated in LEGO® bricks. FIND OUT MORE

Great Events and Attractions

It is hard to beat Exeter’s vibrant event listings with a full year-round programme of music, theatre, dance, comedy, and entertainment with live events every day of the year. Our What’s On page is full of ideas to suit every age and interest. FIND OUT MORE

Exeter’s Underground Passages were built to house the pipes that brought clean drinking water into medieval Exeter. A guided tour of Exeter’s Underground Passages is a memorable event – narrow, dark, interesting and exciting. Visit the heritage centre before your guided tour, packed with interactive exhibits and interpretation. FIND OUT MORE

Exeter's Underground Passages

Exeter is unrivalled in the region for the choice of things to do, whatever the weather, night or day. Explore the city’s many attractions all within close walking distance of each other. The city is segmented into distinct quarters to help you explore hidden gems and surprises along the way. FIND OUT MORE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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