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Exeter Ramblers reveal hidden walking trails of Exeter

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Exeter Ramblers reveal hidden walking trails of Exeter

The Exeter and District Ramblers have produced a collection of hand-picked trails to encourage Exeter residents to get outside and discover a new side to their city. The collection has been published as a book called Walking Around Exeter, and is available for £5 from the Real Food Store. The 16 routes in the collection range from 2.5 to 7 miles in length, and are suitable for all ages and abilities. Les Bright, a member of Exeter Ramblers who has overseen the project, said: “Many people have rediscovered the joy of walking during lockdown, and trips to nearby beauty spots are now...

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5 of the best places to see bluebells near Exeter

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5 of the best places to see bluebells near Exeter

It comes quickly, doesn’t it? One minute you’re plunged in the depths of winter, and then the clocks change, the evenings draw out and every hedge in Devon seems to clatter to the tune of a chiffchaff. It’s a beautiful time of year indeed, but perhaps the most wonderful sight is the carpet of blue that bedecks the woods, valleys and meadows around Exeter as the bluebells emerge. We asked the team at The Real Food Store to recommend their favourite places to see these magical flowers - here are their top 5 recommendations.   5 - Stoke Woods Located just...

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