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Blue Boy, Devon


  • Located in Exeter, Devon, South West England, England
  • An Exeter City landmark, the Blue Boy once stood in the courtyard of St John's Hospital School
  • Inscription reads: 'This statue of a blue boy stood in the courtyard of Saint John's Hospital School founded on this site as a bluecoat school by the Chamber of Exeter A.D.1636 in the dissolved medieval hospital of Saint John the Baptist. The school continued until 1931 in new buildings erected in 1859 which were destroyed by enemy action on May 4th 1942'
  • By James Penman

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Exeter's Underground Passages, Devon

Located in Exeter, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

Medieval passageways running underneath the city of Exeter. A unique experience. 'No similar system of passages can be explored by the public elsewhere in Britain' (source: guidebook available on site). Great fun, especi...

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Princesshay, Devon

Located in Exeter, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

One of Devon's top shopping destinations, Princesshay is a relatively recent development in central Exeter. It offers fine views of Exeter Cathedral. If shopping's your thing, we'd also recommend Plymouth Drake Circus do...

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Abode Exeter The Royal Clarence Hotel, Exeter
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 53; Rates: 79 - 205 Per Night

Welcome to ABode Exeter at The Royal Clarence Hotel Situated in the heart of Exeter in the stunning Cathedral Yard, is Exeter's oldest and most historic hotel...

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Jurys Inn Exeter, Exeter
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 170; Rates: 59 - 139 Per Night

Located on the Western Way in the city centre, Jurys Inn Exeter is a contemporary hotel, providing the perfect base from which to explore Exeter and the surrounding area The spacious rooms are stylishly furnished, with a...

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The Rougemont Hotel By Thistle, Exeter
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Star Rating

Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 90; Rates: 34 - 175 Per Night

This elegant 4-star hotel is in the heart of Exeter, opposite Exeter Central Rail Station, 5 miles from the M5 motorway Drakes Restaurant is on the ground floor of The Rougemont Hotel and offers traditional British food...

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