See celebrated architecture in this Devonshire city
Exeter is considered a particularly attractive city in the county of Devon and popular with tourism. With architecture and relics dating from the Saxon era through to Victorian times, Exeter is a fascinating place for historians. That aside, the shops and restaurants of the city centre will amuse the retail conscious tourist and at night there is a wealth of entertainment to choose from. Book tickets for a show at The Barnfield Theatre or Exeter Phoenix. If live music is what you are after then head to The Cavern Club. Mingle with the fans at St James Park and watch the rugby or take part in tradition and cheer for the teams at Exeter’s Rowing Regatta. For more peaceful pursuits spend an afternoon in Northernhay Gardens, the oldest public park in the country dating back to the 16th century.
Book a trip to Exeter to unwind in a peaceful city. Discover the cathedrals, bridges and monuments from various historic periods in time and learn about the city’s past. Tour the museums or take in a performance at the theatre. Exeter proudly boasts a rich heritage just waiting to be explored.
When To Go
Exeter like most of the UK is prone to rain showers at any time of the year with the coldest months found between November and March and the warmest in June- August. Exeter is a striking city and no more so than in the autumn. Book your trip for October, wrap up against the wind and enjoy the brightly coloured foliage against the historic buildings. Flights are usually cheaper at this time.
How To Get There
Exeter International Airport provides a reasonable domestic network of flights with low cost carrier Flybe. Services to Paris Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam Schiphol Airport have opened up routes to international destinations. Fly direct to several UK cities including Aberdeen, Dublin, Glasgow, Leeds-Bradford and Manchester. Reliable road links make getting around Exeter and outlying cities easy.
A trip to Exeter must include a tour of this city’s magnificent architectural structures. With buildings and relics recorded from the Celtic and Saxon era, Exeter is brimming with history. Explore the ruins of Rougemont Castle, the site where the last woman in England was tried and executed for witchcraft. Wander around Exeter’s grand Cathedral and its impeccable gardens or visit the St Nicholas Priory a former monastery located in Mint Lane.