Exeter’s medieval heritage shines through in its cobbled streets and Gothic cathedral while it’s large university population adds a youthful vibe.
EXETER - AT A GLANCE
Exeter Cathedral is one of England's most beautiful medieval churches, dating back over 900 years. Now a top attraction, visitors can climb the 251 steps to the rooftop to enjoy breath-taking panoramic views of the surrounding area.
With numerous famous artworks and historical artefacts on display, Exeter's award-winning Royal Albert Memorial Museum is a must-see.
There’s lots to keep you busy in the evening - thousands of Exeter University students guarantee a buzzing nightlife while the well-heeled locals sure up the city’s buoyant culinary scene.
To step straight from the 21st century into the 14th, visit the swanky Princesshay shopping centre and search out the entrance to a network of medieval underground tunnels which lie underneath.
Did you know? Only 30 minutes away by car is Dartmoor National Park – a wildly beautiful moorland, ideal for walking and hiking.
To find out about the city’s best restaurants, hotels and attractions, check out the official Exeter website.
Exeter is in the county of Devon, in the South West of England, approximately 2 hours 15 minutes from London by train.
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