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4. The Medieval Trail

The Middle Ages were a period of rapid growth for Exeter. It became the religious, commercial, and administrative centre for the region. Throughout the period following the Norman Conquest in 1066 until the reign of Henry Tudor in 1485 (Henry VII), a complex relationship between the Crown, Cathedral and City developed.

On this trail, guide yourself to 8 information panels. At each site find out about the buildings of medieval Exeter and key events that affected the people during this time. For children there are quizzes and puzzles to solve along the way so bring paper and a pencil with you.

The Medieval Trail Leaflet will guide you around the 8 information panels.

The Medieval Trail Information Panels

Castle Street (1.6MB)
Cathedral Yard (1.6MB)
Southernhay (1.8MB)
Wynard's Almshouses (1.7MB)
Smythern Street (2.7MB)
The Carfax (2.9MB)
Cathedral Precinct (2.1MB)
Catherine Square (2.1MB)