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Exeter Woollen Trail

walking into Exeter's glorious past
1 hour walks

This short walking trail , produced by Exeter City Council, explains how Exeter became such a thriving and wealthy city by the late 16th century.

Meeting Place for guided tours
Meet your Red Coats near the Abode!
Point of InterestGuildhall, St Nicholas Priory, Tuckers Hall, Old Exe Bridge, Exe Island, the Quay


Distance:2 miles

The trail starts officially at the Guildhall, High Street and includes 8 Information boards dotted along the route - see yellow rectangles on our map.

It ends the far side of the river, however, our GPX route includes an interesting route to return to the Guildhall.

Exeter's popular RED Coats do free guided tours - check here for details

1GuildhallExeter Guildhall
2St Nicholas PriorySt Nicholas Priory
3Tucker's HallTuckerss Hall Teasle for drawing out losse fibres
4Exe BridgeSt Nicholas Priory
5Exe IslandSt Nicholas Priory
6QuaysideSt Nicholas Priory
7WarehousesSt Nicholas Priory
8CanalSt Nicholas Priory


2 miles
1 hour
download FIT for Watches / GPS
Show on Google Earth


 How to view a GPX file
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Exeter Woollen Trail

Exeter Woollen Trail




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