Exeter City Wall Trail
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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. This circular tour of the city wall starts in Castle Street. From here the route continues into Northernhay Gardens, where you will find out why the Romans established the first major settlement here and when the city wall was constructed. Walking through Rougemont Gardens to the Norman Gatehouse, it was here where William the Conqueror established a stronghold within the city...