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2. The City Wall Trail

Discover the history of Exeter's City Wall and the many key events that have occurred throughout its past.

Exeter's City Wall, of which almost 70% still remains is inextricably linked with the history of the city. Being almost 2000 years old it has repelled rebellions and has been the scene for many civic ceremonies and celebrations.

On this trail guide yourself to 9 colourful information panels. At each site discover the key events that have affected the wall and the people of Exeter. For children there are quizzes and puzzles to solve along the way so bring paper and a pencil with you.

The City Wall Trail Leaflet will guide you around the 9 information panels.

The City Wall Information Panels

Castle Street
Northernhay Gardens
Norman Gatehouse
North Gate
Snayle Tower
West Gate
Water Gate
South Gate
East Gate