New homes in Exeter
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This cathedral city, sits on the River Exe, in the heart of Devon, Southwest England
New homes in Exeter have both coastal and countryside surroundings, and the city has many attractions including an award winning museum, art galleries, restaurants and a variety of independent shops and boutiques.
Things to do and see
Exeter has lots to offer, both in and out of the city centre. Walk through the cobbled streets surrounding the 15th century cathedral, explore the medieval underground passages, or take in the city’s history at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum.
There are a number of great shopping opportunities, as well as the High Street, there are four different shopping quarters. From arts and crafts, vintage and small independent shops, to department stores, designer and high street favourites, there’s something for everyone.
The Quayside, a 10-minute walk from the city centre, is a great place to spend a sunny afternoon, with its great history, lovely architecture and mix of cafes, restaurants, pubs and bars. Here you can browse antique shops, hire a bike, take a boat trip, or just sit back and relax.
The area is great for sports fans with premiership rugby at Sandy Park, football matches at St James Park, and horse racing at Exeter Racecourse.
Exeter also offers a calendar of music, food and comedy festivals, craft fairs and sporting events.
There’s more to explore just outside the city, including; the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, Dartmoor National Park, sandy beaches and seaside towns, alongside much more.
The University of Exeter, rated one of the best in the UK, has a great academic reputation. Two of the campuses are within walking distance from town, the other is located in Falmouth, Cornwall.
Exeter has great transport links by road, rail or air, and is easily reached via the M5 or the more scenic A30/A303/M3 route. Driving to, or from Bristol, takes just over an hour, while London and Birmingham can be reached in around three hours.
There are two main train stations, Exeter Central and Exeter St Davids. Direct services operate frequently from Exeter to London’s Paddington, Kings Cross or Waterloo, as well as Birmingham and other major cities. You could get to London in just over two hours and to the Midlands in around two and a half hours.
Exeter International Airport, six miles outside the city, offers direct flights within the UK and overseas. There are daily flights to and from London City Airport.