Best Bar: The Ship Inn on Martin’s Lane is one of Exeter’s most historic pubs. Reputedly Sir Francis Drake’s favourite watering hole. The wood-lined pub is located close to Exeter Cathedral yard.
Best Restaurant: Harry’s Restaurant (86 Longbrook Street) offers quality food at affordable prices. It’s twinned with Harry's Grill Bar (Northernhay Place).
Best Shopping: With over 70 stores covering the very best of the high street names as well as some more specialised and independent stores, Princesshay is the place to be. Situated just a 2 minute walk from the Hotel.
Best Sight: Linking Exeter's High Street to Waterbeer Street, Parliament Street is the narrowest in Europe, squeezing to just 2ft at its narrowest point.
Situated in the heart of the city the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter in Exeter is an imposing structure of beauty and antiquity. Features include two enormous towers that were part of the original Norman building when it was consecrated in 1133.
Popular with locals and visitors alike Exeter's Historic Quayside is one of the most attractive areas of the city. Explore the fascinating history, interesting architecture and lively pubs and restaurants all just a 10 minute walk, or short bus ride, from the city centre.
Bang in the heart of the city, Exeter Phoenix is the South West’s foremost multi-art form venue. With hundreds of events programmed each year, spanning music, art, film, theatre and comedy as well as a whole host of learning activities, it is housed in a vibrant venue proud of its diversity and reveling in its eclectic buzz.
This fabulous Victorian building is home to fascinating historical displays from pre-history to the present day. The museum also includes the city’s largest art gallery and three special exhibition spaces. With a varied and changing programme, the museum and gallery is a popular Exeter attraction.
Explore these medieval passages under Exeter High Street that date back to the 14th century. Nowhere in Britain is there a similar system of passages available to the public. Visitors to the Underground Interpretation Centre pass through an exhibition and video presentation before their guided tour.