Sunday, 21 July 2013


I do like Exeter.  I've written about it before.  It lies on the River Exe and was once (unbelievably now) an important Roman port.  It has grown though into a major shopping centre.  But it retains many of its historical features.  Here are some of the sights:

 A low part of town,

Part of the Roman wall walk.

A nice door.

Part of a tiled frontage.

I think this must be a hitching post, rather than a mile stone.

This is the Ship Inn, Francis Drake's favourite pub.

As it says on the door!

Some shops.

Maybe the best view in town.


  1. Exeter is a place I've yet to visit, but seeing all the interesting history, I'll have to remedy that sometime soon.

  2. I've been to Exeter a few times, but only ever on the outskirts Neil, and not the City Centre. It looks lovely and your photos remind me of Chester... which I guess is unsurprising given its history.