The earliest parts of Exeter's Guildhall date from 1330, making it the oldest municipal building still in use in the country. An ornate...
In the Northernhay Gardens, at the end of Castle St, you can skirt the tree-fringed ruins of the city's 11th-century castle (but not go...
The city's art and soul; Phoenix is a hub of exhibitions, performance, music, dance, film, classes and workshops. There's a buzzing...
Run by the eponymous, double Michelin-starred chef, the food here is a complex blend of prime Westcountry ingredients and full-bodied...
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The imposing red-brick exterior looks every inch the Victorian museum, but a £24-million pound revamp has brought the exhibits bang up to date. Often-interactive displays focus on Exeter's heritage from prehistory to the present, and on global exploration and the concept of collecting. So you get to see Exeter's Roman-era artefacts and Tudor carvings, plus striking ethnographic displays; highlights include African masks, samurai armour and the mummy of Shep en-Mut. The Museum Cafe overflows with Devon-made pies, cakes and bread.