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Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

The RAMM is exactly as it states; home to a million thoughts. Thought-provoking, fascinating and described as a 'jewel box of a building', it can't be missed. With collections of fine art and textiles as well as zoology and botany, there really is something for everyone here.

Details

Queen Street, Exeter EX4 4RX

+44 (0)1392 265 858

www.rammuseum.org.uk

Exeter Cathedral

Stunning gothic architecture, and one of the longest, uninterrupted vaulting in the country makes Exeter Cathedral a city must-see. One of the most visited in the West Country, plus, it's right in the centre of town, you can't miss it!

Details

1 The Cloisters, Exeter EX1 1HS

+44 (0)1392 255 573

www.exeter-cathedral.org.uk

SPACEX

Spacex is a contemporary art gallery nestled into the heart of Exeter city centre. It's ever-changing programme of events and exhibitions secures its status as a leading gallery.

Details

45 Preston Street, Exeter EX1 1DF

+44 (0)1392 431 786

www.spacex.org.uk

Exeter Phoenix

If you're looking for your culture to be a little louder and more upbeat than the usual, head to the Exeter Phoenix. It has dance, theatre, music and live art for your cultural indulgence. Enjoy classes, workshops and festivals too in this exciting and vibrant environment.

Details

Bradninch Place, Gandy Street, Exeter EX4 3LS

+44 (0)1392 667 080

www.exeterphoenix.org.uk

KILLERTON HOUSE

Open to the public through the National Trust, Killerton is a beautiful 18th century house set in landscaped gardens and parkland.

Details

Killerton House, Broadclyst Exeter EX5 3LE

+44 (0)1392 881345

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/killerton

EXETER QUAYSIDE

A short walk from the city centre, a trip to the Quayside is a definite must. Go in summer to hire bikes, pedalos or kayaks and make the most of the rare English sun.

Details

The Quay, Exeter EX2 4AP

+44 (0)1392 665700

www.exeter.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=2820

UNDERGROUND PASSAGES

These medieval passages, dating back to the 14th century, stretch under the city's streets. No similar system of passages can be explored elsewhere by the public in Britain.

Details

2 Paris St, Exeter EX1 1GA

+44 (0)1392 665887

www.exeter.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=2914

CYCLE TO DOUBLE LOCKS

Take the canal trail from the quayside and you will see some of the most beautiful scenery Devon has to offer. For a refreshment after your hard work, make sure you head to Double Locks on the trail.

NORTHCOTT THEATRE

The Northcott, situated within the University of Exeter campus, offers a varied mix of performances from student showcases to touring productions. The mixed programme covers opera to comedy so there's something for everyone.

Details

Exeter Northcott Theatre, Stocker Road, Exeter EX4 4QB

+44 (0)1392 493 493

www.exeternorthcott.co.uk

THE BIKE SHED THEATRE

This intimate, brick-lined theatre hosts an award-winning programme of new work from emerging companies. They also offer free tickets to Exeter City council tax payers who have never visited before.

Details

The Bike Shed Theatre, 162/3 Fore Street, Exeter EX4 3AT

+44 (0)1392 434169

www.bikeshedtheatre.co.uk