The China Tower sits in a wooded knoll above the Rolle Estate, surrounded by countryside and heathland. The stunning Jurassic Coast and Otter Estuary Reserve are within easy reach of here and perfect for fossil and wildlife enthusiasts to explore.
Take a stroll around the magnificent botanical gardens at Bicton Park, which provides a range of activities for all. If you are feeling more active, follow Exe Trail cycling routes to explore the area. It is possible to cycle to Exeter Quay, where there are plenty of coffee shops, bars and antique shops to explore.
A La Ronde, a unique 16-sided house built for the spinster sisters Jane and Mary Parminter, is close by.
Powderham Castle, still the family home of the Earl and Countess of Devon, is located just outside Exeter, beside the Exe estuary. Six hundred years of history are contained within the walls of one of England's oldest family homes. You can gain discounted entry to Powderham Castle with a National Art Pass, which enables its members to enjoy free entry to over 240 museums, galleries and historic houses throughout the UK as well as 50% off entry to major exhibitions.
The pass is presented by one of Landmark's partners, the Art Fund, the national fundraising charity for art, which has been supporting museums and galleries for over 110 years by helping them to buy and display great works of art for everyone to enjoy. Income raised through the National Art Pass goes straight back into their charitable programme. Find more about it at artfund.org/national-art-pass.
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