A little bit of history
Sitting on the river Exe, Exeter was once Britain's most south-westerly fortified Roman settlement. The 12th Century saw the founding of Exeter Cathedral, which was Anglicised as part of the 16th Century reformation.
Need to know
Exeter has been named one of the top ten places to start a business in the UK.
The Exeter area is bustling with foodie shops such as Darts Farm shop at Topsham. There is also a market in Exeter every Thursday on South and Fore Streets. You'll find many popular high street chains and independent shops including Cath Kidston, John Lewis, Debenhams, Inside Out, Jack Wills and many more. Plus there's the Princess Hay Shopping Centre to explore as well.
EVERY PALETTE, BUDGET AND OCCASION IS CATERED FOR WITH EXETER'S WIDE SELECTION OF RESTAURANTS, CAFÃ'S, BARS AND PUBS.