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Your Guide to Exeter

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Staycations have become the perfect way to unwind and explore your local surroundings without the need for long travel or excessive expenses. Exeter offers a delightful blend of history, culture, and natural beauty that will leave you with cherished memories. Check out the best reasons to visit Exeter during your staycation at The Devon Hotel, and embark on a fun-filled adventure from the moment you arrive!

Stroll through Exeter's historic Quayside

Immerse yourself in Exeter's rich history at the Historic Quayside. Walk along the picturesque River Exe, lined with charming cobblestone streets and historic buildings. Marvel at the stunning architecture of the Custom House and enjoy a visit to the Quay House Visitor Centre, where you can learn about the city's maritime heritage. Don't forget to indulge in the delightful local cuisine and sip on a refreshing beverage at one of the cafes. 

Explore Exeter's Cathedral

A visit to Exter wouldn't be complete without admiring the grandeur of Exeter Cathedral. This magnificent Gothic structure, dating back almost a thousand years is a masterpiece of medieval architecture. Take a guided tour to learn about its fascinating history and marvel at its intricate stained glass windows. For a unique experience, why not consider attending one of the cathedral's mesmerising choir performances or concerts?

Wonder around the Royal Albert Museum

Immerse yourself in art, culture and history at The Royal Albert Museum. This award-winning museum houses an extensive collection of artifacts from around the world. From Ancient Egyptian mummies to contemporary art installations, the exhibits are sure to captivate and inspire you. The museum offers a fascinating journey through time and cultures making it a must-visit destination during your visit. 

Take a River Cruise

Relax and unwind with a delightful river cruise along The River Axe. Several operators offer boat trips that allow you to explore the city from a different perspective. As you glide through the waters, you will pass by charming villages, beautiful greenery and possibly catch a glimpse of wildlife. It's a wonderful way to experience Exeter's tranquil beauty while enjoying the company of friends or loved ones.


Venture to Dartmoor National Park

If you're a nature enthusiast, Dartmoor National Park is a treasure trove waiting to be explored. Just a short drive from the city centre, this vast wilderness offers breathtaking landscapes, rolling hills and ancient stone circles. Enjoy hiking along the picturesque trails, ecountering grazing ponies and taking in the serene beauty of nature. Don't forget your camera to capture the stunning and natural wonders that Dartmoor has to offer. 

With its captivating offerings, Exeter ensures an enriching and delightful experience for all visitors making it an unforgettable destination to explore.
Don't miss out on the chance to experience the city's delights – book your break at The Devon Hotel now and immerse yourself in an unforgettable adventure!

Browse our latest offers here or simply call our friendly reception team on 01392 259268 to book your city getaway.

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