Heritage Open Days in Devon: 17 great places to go

PUBLISHED: 10:37 11 September 2020 | UPDATED: 12:49 11 September 2020

Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle)

Haldon Belvedere (Lawrence Castle)

Between September 11 and 20 Heritage Open Days will be providing free access to many of Devon’s most notable historical and cultural sites. Of the 63 total events in the county, we’ve picked out these 17 highlights

 

1) St Petrock’s Church, Parracombe, Devon

 

St Petrock's Church, Church Lane, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4RJ

 

Legendary hilltop church with a perfect interior - Download their free guidebook online

 

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2) Spiceland Quaker Meeting House



Spicelands, Uffculme, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 3AZ



Visit Spiceland's historic 200 year old Quaker Meeting House and the burial ground which came into use around 1680.

 

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3) ‘Our Big Project’ Exhibition



Community Centre, 17 St. Davids Hill, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3RG



September sees the launch of ‘Our Big Project’ and the Richard Rochester exhibition at the Community Centre will be at the heart of it.

 

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4) A walk round lockdown Exeter

 

Eastgate, Exeter, Devon

 

A self-guided walking tour of heritage sites in central Exeter.

 

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5) Devon Heritage Centre

 

Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Sowton, Exeter, EX2 7NL

 

September 20

 

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6) Discover Exeter Tour

 

1 City Bank, Cathedral Yard, Exeter, EX1 1AE

 

September 15, 22

 

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7) Exeter City Football Club

 

St James Park, Exeter, EX4 6PX

 

September 19, 20

 

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8) Killerton

 

National Trust, Killerton House, Killerton, Exeter, EX5 3LE

 

September 14

 

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9) Hemyock Castle

 

Hemyock Castle, Culmstock Road, Hemyock, EX15 3RJ

 

September 15

 

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10) Dunkeswell Abbey

 

Dunkeswell Abbey, Dunkeswell, Honiton, EX14 4RP

 

September 14

 

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11) Roadford Dam Tour

 

Roadford Reservoir Pumping Station, Broadwoodwidger, Lifton, PL16 0SW

 

September 19, 20

 

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12) Lydford Gorge

 

Lydford Gorge, Lydford, Okehampton, EX20 4BH

 

September 14

 

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13) Abbotsfield Hall

 

Abbotsfield Hall, Abbotsfield, Tavistock, PL19 8EZ

 

September 17, 19

 

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14) Teign Heritage Centre

 

Teignmouth Heritage Ltd, 29 French Street, Teignmouth, TQ14 8ST

 

September 21, 22

 

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15) Torre Abbey Museum

 

Torre Abbey House & Gardens, The Kings Drive, Torquay, TQ2 5JE

 

September 21, 22

 

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16) Buckland Abbey

 

Buckland Abbey, National Trust, Yelverton, PL20 6EY

 

September 14, 15

 

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17) Burrator Reservoir Hidden History

 

South West Lakes Trust, Burrator Discovery Centre, Yelverton, PL20 6PE

 

September 22

 

 

 

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