Living in and around Exeter

Exeter, nestled in Devon, offers a unique blend of urban and rural living. It’s conveniently located 36 miles from Plymouth and 65 miles southwest of Bristol. Excellent road and rail links connect to major UK cities, with travel to/from London taking just 2 hours and 20 minutes. The city has two main-line stations, both close to the center.

With the scenic River Exe and Dartmoor National Park, Exeter is perfect for outdoor pursuits. Stunning coastlines and national parks are just a short journey away with Exeter itself boasting a dozen parks, five valley parks, and the 12-mile Exeter Green Circle trail providing ample green spaces.

Exeter is a cultural hub in the South West, with independent theatres, cinemas, galleries, and a thriving arts scene. Rich in history, Exeter boasts Roman relics, the stunning gothic Exeter Cathedral, and the Norman Exeter Castle. Explore landmarks such as Exeter Quay, medieval passages, and the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM).

Despite its size, Exeter offers a range of sports. Enjoy football with Exeter City F.C. or catch Premiership Rugby Union at Sandy Park. The city has a dynamic independent sector, featuring boutique shops, cafes, farmers markets and restaurants using locally sourced produce. Its safety and walkability make everything accessible.

Open morning - 4 July

 

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See the amazing community that makes our school a school of great character. For more information on school places, please email admissions@exeterschool.org.uk.