Fly to Exeter

Little city, deep history, Devon heaven

You won’t find many places in Britain as engaging, enjoyable and historically fascinating as Exeter, the vibrant county town of beautiful Devon.

Travel back in time when you visit the Roman Walls around the town centre, the majestic Gothic cathedral and the Norman-era castle commanding leafy Northernhay and Rougemont Gardens. The award-winning Royal Albert Memorial Museum presents 2,000 years of local history in 16 mesmerising galleries, while the famed medieval Underground Passages take you deeper still into the city’s story. Take one of the free Red Coat Guided City Walking Tours for memorable, expert insights.

Browse the antique shops ...

... of the historic Quayside area, unwind in the pubs and restaurants, hire bikes and canoes, enjoy the varied events going on throughout the year. You’ll find a delectable mix of eateries – you’re in the South West, the local produce is excellent – and there are comfortable cafes, welcoming bars and independent shops to discover in cobbled Gandy Street and the West Quarter.

Thrill to top sporting events including rugby union and horse racing; take in music gigs and festivals; delve into the thriving art scene. The stunning World Heritage Jurassic Coast is nearby. It’s easy to have adventures big and small in the great outdoors, amid the glorious countryside all around.

3 exciting reasons to fly to Exeter

  • Jurassic Coast

  • Fascinating history

  • Glorious scenery

 

The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum

The Bill Douglas Cinema Museum houses one of Britain's largest public collections of books, prints, artefacts and ephemera relating to the history and prehistory of cinema. Located on the Streatham Campus of the University of Exeter, the museum is named after the filmmaker Bill Douglas. The collection that Douglas put together with his friend Peter Jewell founded the museum and many other donors have added to the holdings since.

Exeter Cathedral’s Winter Fair

Over 60 stalls showcasing the best of crafts and gifts fill the Nave of the Cathedral for the annual, free admission, seasonal shopping event.

 

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