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South Devon Coast and Country luxury private guided tour from Devon
"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be picked up from your hotel anywhere in Devon for your journey to South Devon. The exact itinerary will be agreed with you prior to departure. An example itinerary is that you will first visit Totnes stroll through the streets admiring the Tudor buildings the historic guildhall and the Castle and learn about the history of this enchanting town. You will then take the 30 minute drive to Dartmouth where you can take a private tour of the Britannia Naval College or a boat trip up the stunning River Dart to see Agatha Christies House at Greenway before visiting Hallsands to see the remains and hear the story of the village which fell into the sea and great views of the Start Point lighthouse (alternatively a guided tour of the lighthouse can be arranged).Finally you move on to Bigbury on Sea and walk or take the sea tractor over to Burgh Island. See the extraordinary Art Deco hotel whose guests included Noel Coward
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South Devon Coast and Country luxury private guided tour from Cornwall
"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. You will be picked up from your hotel anywhere in Cornwall for your journey to South Devon. The exact Itinerary will be agreed with you prior to departure. You will drive to Dartmouth where you can take a privat before visiting Hallsands to see the remains and hear the story of the village which fell into the sea and great views of the Start Point lighthouse (alternatively a guided tour of the lighthouse can be arranged).Finally you move on to Bigbury on Sea and walk or take the sea tractor over to Burgh Island. See the extraordinary Art Deco hotel whose guests included Noel Coward Winston Churchill and Agatha Christie who wrote ‘And then there were none’ here. (not open to Non-residents) and explore the Island which has great sea views. Depart Bigbury for return journey to your hotel.""""A luxury private guided tour to visit the historic town of Dartmouth
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Magical Dartmoor: One Day Luxury Private Guided Tour from Cornwall
"This is a private tour for up to 6 people. The itinerary can be adapted to suit the preferences of the tour party. You will be collected from your hotel or accommodation for the trip to Dartmoor in a luxury Land Rover Discovery. The tour is suitable for but an ability to walk a few hundred meters from the car will enhance your experience.The itinerary is flexible depending upon your preferences but your driver guide will explain the fascinating history of the moor and you'll visit one of the famous granite tours where you can climb up to see fantastic views of the surrounding area. The choice of tor will depend on the guests wishes and abilities so can range from a stiff climb to a single step up just a few meters from the car for those who are unable to scale the hills. You will go to Princetown
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Most Viewed Off The Beaten Path in Exeter

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Often Missed Details

On the junction of Hele Road and New North Road, between the railway stations of Central and St Davids, you'll find this equestrian statue, that of General Sir Redvers (pronounced "Reevers") Henry...
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Exe Estuary Trail

This leg of the Exe Trail starts from Exeter Quay as does the Exeter to Dawlish route. From the quay you can follow the river's left bank before joining the road at Countess Wier and continuing...
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Devon Churches

One of the many unique features of Branscombe's church is this fragment of a wall painting. It shows an embracing couple being impaled by a skeletal demon. Apparently there used to be a whole series...
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Canalside Walks and Cycling

If you fancy an escape from the ubiquity of the city's infernal-combusting-engined machines then a wander down the Exeter Ship Canal is the ideal way to get away from them all and doublyplus ideal is...
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Parliament Street

Parliament Street in Exeter is officially (according the The Guiness Book of Records) the world's narrowest street and yet until yesterday I never even knew it was there! The street itself measures...
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Highwayman Inn at Sourton

...But A Fascinating Pub. The Highwayman Inn at Sourton, just past Okehampton, is one of the most characterful pubs in the World. The original inn was built in 1282 and has been serving victuals...
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Medieval Exe Bridge

This is supposedly the oldest surviving stone bridge in England. You'll find the remains of this early Medieval bridge, which once spanned the river Exe, off Western way....more or less at the bottom...
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Fingal's Bridge and Castle Drogo Estate

Day after John's birthday and everyone is recovering from the Russian Restaurant (and its 40plus varieties of vodka) so we head off to FIngal's Bridge. Take the A30 out of Exeter on the Oakhampton...
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Powderham Castle

well worth a visit near starcross the family was connected too henry the 8th william of orange and cromwell .great setting also great west railway cross property the late earl was tied to brunell...
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Hourglass Pub

Just up from the Quay is the most gorgeous little pub; The Hour Glass. Lovely little traditional pub with warm welcoming atmosphere. Little things like matches on bricks for the smokers, two little...
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Riverside Walks and Cycling

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The Oddbod St Bartholomew's Cemetery

During the early 1800's Exeter's population almost doubled leading to the city's burial grounds running out of space, a fact which was exacerbated by the cholera epidemic between July and October...
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Southernhay East, (formerly Macdonald Southgate Hotel), Exeter, Devon, EX1 1QF, United Kingdom
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Guardian Way M5, Jct. 29, Exeter Business Park, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3PE, United Kingdom
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Western Way, Exeter, EX1 2DB, United Kingdom
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Cathedral Yard, (formerly Royal Clarence Hotel), Exeter, Devon, EX1 1HD, United Kingdom
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Woodbury Castle, Woodbury, Devon, EX5 1JJ, United Kingdom
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Gipsy Hill Lane, Monkerton, Exeter, Devon, EX1 3RN, United Kingdom
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Top Things to Do in Exeter

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Underground Passages

For an absolutely unique underview of Exeter the Underground Passages make for a fascinating thing to do. The first of the passages was built in the 14th century to house lead pipes carrying fresh...
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House That Moved

A tudor style house at 16 Edmund Street Exeter was in the way of a new road development so in 1961 moved 70m uphill . Started 9 Dec , completed 13 th Dec.If you want more information try "Exeter...
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Cathedral

Exeter cathedral is set in the Cathedral Close just off the High Street in the city centre, surrounded by Medieval and Geogrian houses. Parts of the cathedral date from the 12th century.and the other...
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Cathedral Close

Off the High Street down a side street is Cathedral Close with the cathedral has the main attraction .The charming buildings look at the cathedral,look lovely even on a wet day. There is a statue of...
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Quayside

This is an attractive part of Exeter down by the river Exe. The Quay was at its peak in the 18th century,today it is busy with tourists,plenty of pubs ,cafes, and restaurants along the river. The BBC...
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Rougemont Castle

After William the Conqueror's 1066 Hastings victory he was quick to ensure that his Norman lords were suitably rewarded. Exeter at the time was a wealthy little city and so William's army laid siege...
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"The Metropolis"
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"CAPITAL CITY OF DEVON."
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"Exeter"
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"A Great City"
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"Exeter"
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