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Exeter Underground Passages tour and social

Organised by Devon, Cornwall and Somerset Young Planners
09 November 2023 at 02:30 PM - 06:30 PM / South West England / Awards and Social
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Date
09 November 2023 at 02:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Price from
£12.50
Organiser
RTPI South West | [email protected]

Sold out, please contact [email protected] to be added to the waiting list

Devon, Cornwall and Somerset Young Planners are hosting a tour of Exeter Underground Passages

These medieval passages have always fascinated local people. There are stories of wars and sieges, plague and pestilence. They were designed to bring clean drinking water from natural springs outside the walled city. The water came through lead pipes into the heart of the city. The pipes sometimes leaked and repairs to buried pipes could only be carried out by digging them up as we do today. To avoid this disruption the passages were vaulted. It is down some of these vaulted passageways that visitors are guided.

Exeter is the only city in the UK to have underground passages of this type. Guided tours have taken place here since the 1930s. Today the passages are lit throughout, but still fascinate for all who enter.
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Young Planners have booked a group tour of these amazing passages for the 9th November which will be followed by a social with food and drinks at The Terrace. 

Book your place by following the links below.

Tickers are from £12.50 plus VAT which includes the tour and food.

Tickets are limited so early booking is advised.