Welcome to Exeter

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Located in the beautiful county of Devon and one of Britain’s oldest cities, this small but perfectly formed city has preserved many of its historic features and buildings while enjoying all the amenities and vibrancy of a modern cosmopolitan city. As the commercial and cultural hub for southwest of England, Exeter’s airport and comprehensive transport links make it a perfect city destination and base to explore the surrounding historic and quintessential green English countryside dotted with pretty villages, quaint old pubs and tearooms serving the famous Devon cream tea. And all of this comes with the added bonus of being only a short journey to the nearby coastal resorts, fishing ports and sandy beaches of the English Riviera and World Heritage Jurassic Coast.


Population 123,500
Currency British Sterling, £1 = 100 pence
Opening hours Mon-Sat 9:00-17:00
Thursday is traditionally a late night opening in the UK with some stores keeping their doors open until 19:00.
Sun 11:00-16:00 (Some smaller shops will open early on Sunday to sell basic groceries and newspapers)
Website www.exeter.gov.uk/visiting
Newspapers Exeter Express & Echo,
Western Morning News,
Devon Life
Emergency numbers For Police, Fire and Ambulance 999
Tourist information Address: Dix’s Field, Exeter EX1 1GF
Opening hours: Opening hours: Mon- Sat 9:00-17:00
Sun 10:00-16:00 July & August & Bank Holiday Monday
Tel: +44 1392 665 700