What’s around Exeter?

If you’re new to Exeter or looking to move over to another part of the city, we’ve put together a quick guide to start your research. When you find your dream location, we’ll provide your dream home.

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Introducing Exeter

A small city with a big spirit, Exeter is one of the most popular cities in the South West offering a scope of opportunities, events and a diverse community. Exeter is split up into smaller locations, each with their own unique characteristics and attractions. From period style properties to modern housing estates, this city is a popular choice for all those looking for a place to call home.

Schools & Higher Education

With prestigious schools across the city there is a place for your children to thrive. Across Exeter you’ll find well regarded local primary schools and secondary schools, as well as independent private schools.
Exeter College is an award-winning educator, offering A-Levels, BTECs, Apprenticeships and more. Most notably the city is home to the University of Exeter, a Russell Group university within the top 15 in the Guardian University Guide.

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Shopping, Restaurants & Nightlife

From the High Street all the way down to the Quay you’ll find an array of independent shops, restaurants and bars as well as the names we all know and love. Take a trip down Exeter’s famous Gandy Street and Magdalen Road which was named ‘one of the 10 coolest shopping destinations in the world’ by the Guardian. Each season brings a new life to Exeter City Centre with summer beach pop-up bars to Christmas Markets and Wonderlands.

After hours, Exeter is bright with a light buzzing atmosphere from drinkers to diners. From independent cocktail bars with distinctive and fresh drinks to restaurants focusing on the local produce Devon has to offer.

Culture & Events

There’s always excitement going on in Exeter, from independent markets, pop-up bars and Pride parades, come rain or shine, there’s something for everyone.

If theatre, comedy, gigs or lectures are your thing, there are a variety of theatres and multi-art venues to take your pick from. Visit the Exeter Northcott Theatre or perhaps try Exeter Phoenix for a variety of events.

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum (award-winning we might add) showcases Exeter’s rich Roman heritage, the history of the Jurassic Coast and the Exeter Blitz. Feeling brave? Crawl through the Exeter Underground Passages, designed to bring clean drinking water from natural springs outside the walled Roman city. Or perhaps take a short journey to the beach over in Exmouth? You’ll have so much to do when you move.