What’s on the Exeter

As there are many things to do, places to visit and monuments to see, it’s good to have some overview of what the city offers. This article will help you to reveal Exeter’s attractions.

Events in Exeter

Exeter is a well known city of artistic events: concerts, theater performances; food and drink festivals, castles, outdoor sports activities. Depends on the preferences it’s recommended to see:

  • classical music concerts with breathtaking acoustic of the Exeter Cathedral and the Great Hall
  • live music in many bars and clubs
  • concerts and festivals like the annual Let’s Rock Exeter festival of 80s music
  • ballet, opera, dance shows, pantomime,  comedy and family shows in the theaters
  • castles like Powderham
  • food and drink festivals, like spring annual Exeter Festival of South West Food & Drink
  • sport activities, like horse racings, bike racings, rugby, Exeter’s City football

During annual Heritage Open Days many historic and cultural events are free for visitors. 

Shipping in Exeter

Exeter is a great place, well-known for its shopping, culture and leisure. Getting to Exeter is easy by bus, train or bike You can find frequently located park and ride areas and many parking lots. While shopping you will enjoy the city’s architectural greatness. If you go to the heart of the city, you will see the award-winning Princesshay with a broad variety of shops, restaurants and cafes. Passing through Exeter you can find traffic-free shopping areas. High Street runs parallel to the Cathedral area and Princesshay. In this area you can find many popular stores. If you go on the edge of Exeter’s city center, there is Magdalen Road, known for local drink and food. Fore Street is famous for arts, antiques, crafts, which are placed in unusual shops in older extraordinary buildings leading downhill towards the Exe river.

Holiday accommodation in Exeter

Staying in Exeter only for one day is definitely too short! To enjoy visiting many wonderful places in the city, it’s good to book at least a couple of days in your calendar. To ensure your visit will be planned on time and you won’t need to worry about a place to stay, book holiday accommodation as soon as possible. There are several holiday accommodation options in Exeter:

  • hotels
  • self catering accommodation
  • B&B (bed & breakfast)
  • pubs & inns
  • caravan & holiday parks
  • pet-friendly places


Depending on the budget, needs and number of people to accommodate, everyone will find suitable options for holiday accommodation in Exeter.

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