Hotels in Exeter - a vibrant cultural hub
With a fascinating history dating back to Roman times, Exeter has always been a major city in the UK. A popular university town, there is a lot to admire within its historic city walls, including impressive landmarks, exciting cultural offerings and business opportunities. Book your hotel in Exeter and experience the combination of history and contemporary flair.
What is there to see and do in Exeter?
Visitors to the city can wander its cobbled streets on one of the free daily guided tours, starting in Cathedral Yard. There are also three self-guided heritage trails which lead you around the city, uncovering its ancient past. A lot of Exeter's best attractions are within a five-minute walking zone of the city centre, including the excellent Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery, home to an impressive array of fine art, archaeological finds, and more. In between meetings, why not stroll to the historic quayside, a popular part of the city that offers picturesque views, lively pubs and restaurants, canoeing and boat trips.
What can I expect from a business trip to Exeter?
As an important centre for business in the South West of England, Exeter is home to many trade fairs and conferences, including the annual networking event and business fair, the South West Business Expo. Since the highly-respected University of Exeter is based here, there's also a large pool of talent in the city. Moreover, the city has excellent transport links, including high-speed rail access and Exeter International Airport.
What can I explore when I stay in a hotel in Exeter?
With your Exeter hotel, you'll be in the heart of a historical goldmine. Exeter Cathedral is a marvel of Gothic architecture and has been a site of worship for over a thousand years. Not only does it have the longest uninterrupted vaulted ceiling in the world, but there are guided rooftop tours and free choral services most afternoons. If you have time to venture beyond Exeter's city limits, follow the Exe Estuary Trail. This tranquil 26 m cycle path and walkway circles the Exe Estuary, is easily accessible from the city and is a haven for local wildlife. After building up a hunger, head to Michael Caines for modern English cuisine. When it comes to an informal business brunch, Boston Tea Party cannot be beaten.