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Monday - Friday 9am to 5pm

Exeter Shopper & Christmas Market

UK & Ireland
  • Duration: 1 days
  • Board Basis: N/A
  • Tour Ref: D2TBAK9850

Holiday Summary

  • Travel Type: Coach

Exeter's 2,000 year history is reflected in its heritage attractions, such as the Gothic St Peter's Cathedral and the Roman City Wall.

Explore beneath the city's streets at Exeter's Underground Passages, medieval passages originally built to bring fresh water into the city in medieval times. Find out more about Exeter's fascinating history on one of the free Red Coat Guided Tours, or take one of three Self-Guided Heritage Trails around the city.

Other historic buildings include the Exeter Guildhall and Tuckers Hall, or head down to Exeter's Historic Quayside, a hub of leisure and activity, where you can explore the River Exe and Exeter ship canal by boat, bicycle or on foot, and discover the historic Exe Island. Visit the Quay House Visitor Centre to discover Exeter's maritime history and watch a free short film - Exeter: 2,000 Years of History.

Stunning displays at the City's Royal Albert Memorial Museum take visitors on a voyage of discovery from pre-history to the present day and from Exeter all around the world. It's busy programme of exhibitions and events means there's always something new. Free entry means you can call time and again.

Experience Tudor life at St Nicholas Priory, the 900 year old guest wing of a former Benedictine Priory.

A short distance from the city centre, on the University of Exeter's Streatham Campus, is the The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum, or visit the nearby town of Topsham for theTopsham Museum, housed in a 17th century building overlooking the Exe Estuary.

Exeter is regarded as the cultural capital of the south west, and attracts national and international touring art exhibitions at its Galleries, which include the Spacex and Exeter Phoenix.

Christmas Market

This year's Christmas Market will run from Thursday 15th November 2018 until Sunday 16th December 2018 (dates TBC), organised by Exeter Cathedral.

The market support local businesses and performers, with an exciting mix of continental and local, independent traders, showcasing the best of festive food, crafts and gifts. The west front bandstand showcases local bands, carol singers and choirs able to bid for free slots to entertain traders and customers.

Whilst in Exeter don't forget to visit the other Christmas Street Markets in Castle Street and Fore Street.

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