Exeter is a sensational South West city that is becoming increasingly popular with those looking for a culture rich city break. Often rated as one of the best places to live in the whole of Britain, this charming metropolis has a beautifully diverse landscape and richly ingrained culture for all to enjoy.
Offering the perfect blend of old-world ambience and new necessities, this deeply historical city lies in the heart of delightful Devon on the side of the shimmering River Exe. This is a great destination for those who like the best of both worlds, boasting a rare mix of modern city attractions and rustic countryside to explore at your leisure. This student-friendly town boasts one of the best Universities in the UK and happily combines eclectic nightlife with plenty of cultural attractions, museums and libraries. If you're looking for a refreshing short break to enjoy with your family, friends or a loved one, why not grab cheap flights to Exeter and absorb everything this sensational city has to offer?
People come from all over the globe to see Exeter's stunning cityscape which includes ultra-modern architecture and a wealth of antiqued buildings, including the majestic Medieval Cathedral which was consecrated in 1133 and the Guildhall which is the oldest civic working building in the country. The compact city centre is peppered with Roman walls and many other sights and attractions to visit.
If you're after seriously good food, expect authentic South Western hospitality including Devon cream teas, cosy cafes and candlelit restaurants. They all seem to have a quirky backstory, like Mil's Coffee House and The Ship Inn, which were both favourite haunts of famous English sea captain Francis Drake and aristocratic poet Walter Raleigh. For those who love the arts, the Exeter Phoenix is a thriving centre of dynamic theatre, dance and live music productions from all over the world. Younger and older music fans often gather at the University's Great Hall to see major live music concerts. Whatever your tastes, you definitely won't go bored with all the entertainment on offer in Exeter. Those with a penchant for shopping are sure to love the brilliant mix of designer stores, high street staples and kooky little boutiques on offer.
When you want to take a break from city life, some of the most beautiful countryside in the UK is right on the doorstep. Whether you're looking to clear your mind on a long walk or take part in some exhilarating sport, Exeter is perfect. Journey just nine miles down the road to find the beautiful coastal town of Exmouth, which draws in bird watchers and naturalists from all over the world.
If you fancy an outdoors adventure when staying in Exeter you can easily explore the rugged landscape of Devon and Cornwall, two of Europe's top holiday destinations. There is plenty of scope to enjoy sun, sea and sand with ample opportunity to indulge in surfing, kiteboarding and other exciting water sports. Why not visit nearby seaside towns like Bideford, Illfracombe or Bude?
What are you waiting for? Grab your cheap flights to Exeter at Flybe and get planning your exciting mini-break to this extra-special destination today.
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