Check out the climate diagram for Exeter. This year, November will have the highest average temperatures. On the other hand, you could have temperatures dropping under 0° in January. The rainiest month is March, while the driest month is April.
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Rentals can be narrowed down based on your personal preferences. Just above, you will find the total number of rentals that provide a specific amenity in Exeter. In Exeter, 335 rentals include internet. So, if you need internet access during your holidays, use the internet filter to compare these properties. You can even find offers if you love sweating the stress away in saunas (11 rentals include saunas in Exeter) or you enjoy soaking in the hot tub (6 rentals with jacuzzis).
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Visit the Historic City of Exeter With a Convenient Holiday Accommodation
Welcome to Devon’s ancient city of Exeter which lies on the River Exe in the southwest of England. There is so much to see and do in this thriving town, from exploring its numerous historic sites, to experiencing classic Devon cuisine, to finding out what the exciting nightlife has to offer. Choose accommodation from a wonderful variety of holiday cottages located in and around Exeter and be close to all the action, enjoying an unforgettable trip to this diverse city.
Visit Exeter and discover some of Devon’s finest cuisine. Being a coastal, rural county, Devon is known for its fresh fruit, vegetables, meat and fish, which are all reflected by the local cooking. From having the classic fish & chips at the local pub, to five-star dining in the city’s high-end establishments, to a gourmet burger in one of its new hip restaurants, Exeter has it all.
Best things to do in Exeter with kids
Devon's capital is a great family destination, so if you're renting a holiday cottage in town there's no need to worry about finding activities that kids will adore. For starters, there are animal attractions that allow young visitors to get to know the local wildlife. The Donkey Sanctuary at Sidmouth lets kids get close to rescued donkeys, while Exmoor Zoo hosts a huge community of wild animals, from panthers to iguanas. And if you want to mix seaside fun and animal attractions, Paignton Zoo isn't far away either. You can easily hit the beach and meet gorillas, lions or zebras in the same afternoon.
If kids want an adventure during your stay at Exeter accommodation, that's no problem. Crealy Theme Park and Resort offers over 60 different rides, with rollercoasters and water flumes. There's even a huge indoor play area to help out parents when the rain arrives. And if sunshine is guaranteed, be sure to leave your holiday cottage for Splashdown Quaywest to take on the Devil's Drop or Screamer water slides. When adrenaline rushes are essential, Exeter delivers. But if you want to relax, beaches like Dawlish and Budleigh Salterton won't disappoint either.
There are other family-friendly delights to discover from your Exeter accommodation. For instance, why not take a ride on the South Devon Railway? Starting at Buckfastleigh, this restored steam railway takes families back in time and mixes fun rides with a museum and charming cafe. Babbacombe Model Village makes kids feel like giants as they wander around the lifelike streets. And if you want your children to learn about the city's history, you can always take them on Exeter Cathedral's Kids Activity Trail, which tells the story of one of Britain's most beautiful buildings. From amusement parks to zoos, Exeter has it all. So book a holiday cottage for your family today, and discover what the city has to offer.
Exeter's Exciting Nightlife
Since Exeter is a university town, the nightlife is thriving and there are plenty of places to visit for a great night out. From the city’s pumping nightclubs, to its varied pub culture, to underground music venues for any enthusiast, Exeter offers a variety of options for any type of person. If you're looking for a quieter night, check out one of the city’s numerous stately bars, independent theatres, or arts centres. During the summer, Exeter also has a number of events, like Budleigh Music Festival and the City of Exeter Regatta, both held in July.
Exeter and its Sights
Visit the awe-inspiring Exeter Cathedral located in the city’s centre in Devon. This colossal structure has for over 900 years been one of the finest examples of gothic architecture ever and truly is a must-see location in the city.
Royal Albert Memorial Museum
Explore the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, one of the finest museums in Britain. Here you can see a range of fantastic artistic, cultural, and historic collections from prehistoric artefacts to contemporary art.
Discover Powderham Castle, a 14th century fortified manor house. Visit the castle and its gardens and learn about this lovely piece of Devon heritage, an experience which proves interesting and fun for adults as well as children.
Devon’s Crealy Adventure Park
Check out Devon’s Crealy Adventure Park, a fun family theme park located only around 10km from the city. With over 60 fantastic rides and attractions and 100 acres of charming countryside, this spot makes for a perfect day out with the kids.
Traverse Exeter’s historic quayside while having a true Exeter experience. Enjoyed by locals and visitors alike, the quayside is a place chock-a-block full of historic architecture, wonderful restaurants, and pubs offering live music.
How much does it cost to rent a holiday home in Exeter?
The average nightly price for a holiday home in Exeter is £29.
Am I allowed to bring my pet when staying in a Exeter holiday home?
Dogs are welcome in Exeter, which is home to 63 pet-friendly holiday homes.
What's the best time of year to travel to Exeter?
Book your Exeter holiday in April or May to avoid a washout; these are the months with the least amount of rain.
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