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Highlight of out trip to Exeter! Stunning medieval relic.

Walking back from the quays to the city centre, we detoured to visit the simply stunning relic that... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Swindon, United Kingdom
The odd arch out

Exeter full of History this bridge is surrounded by traffic now, but if you are careful still open... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
jenny i
St Austell, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Walking back from the quays to the city centre, we detoured to visit the simply stunning relic that is the Medieval Exe Bridge. Sadly now effectively a traffic island, can easily be reached through the under pass or by walking down Fore Street. Excellent that...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exeter full of History this bridge is surrounded by traffic now, but if you are careful still open to walk across. The builders made me me smile with their odd shaped arch, obviously having a bad day or not speaking to each other. Close to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great opportunity to see a beautiful old and not quite ruined Roman bridge. Our guide mentioned that there are often homeless people living under there but we saw none and enjoyed walking the length of the bridge.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Johns1951
Reviewed October 3, 2018 via mobile

This ancient medieval bridge is tucked away beside a busy noisy road. It takes a little finding. The area was quite untidy the day we visited, with evidence that the ancient arches were used as shelter by homeless folk. The bridge is a fascinating insight...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Chris E
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Lots of rubbish left lying around the place Waste of time as nothing really to see. Such a shame as I believe this may have been the original bridge over the river Exe.

Date of experience: September 2018
4  Thank Terrycoyter
Reviewed July 26, 2018

Many visitors will miss this Medieval part of Exeter as there is no convenient parking and it is adjacent [ but safely away from once there ] the busy Exe Bridge entrance roads to the city . Park in the Quay car park and walk...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank Mags L
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Seeing the Medieval Exe Bridge brings both Sadness & Joy. Sadness at the way it appears to have been abandoned to the elements and Joy at the fact we can still enjoy a part of history that seems to be neglected in this hustle &...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Brianngog
Reviewed June 25, 2018

From a historic point of view the bridge is interesting. The city could make much more of this area if it chose to do so. The area is surrounded by very busy roads. Not really worth a stop and you would be the only one...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank lancea2013
Reviewed April 28, 2018

We came upon the remains of this ancient bridge purely by accident while making our way the the Quays. It really is a fantastic example of medieval architecture and a place where you can stand for ages and let your historic and romantic imaginations run...More

Date of experience: April 2018
3  Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed March 26, 2018

Incredible to see, firstly for the architecture and the structure built all those years ago, but also to see where the river used to flow! There is a small chapel/church at one end and the bridge actually goes nowhere these days, however in summer it's...More

Date of experience: June 2017
5  Thank jamesrB91YW
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