Exeter is situated on the River Exe and is the second biggest city in Devon. The city itself was established by the Romans and there’s still plenty of Roman influence to see today. With a population of around 120,000 Exeter is a thriving city with great schools, plenty of green open spaces and a university.
Exeter is 36 miles northeast of Plymouth and 65 miles southwest of Bristol.
Exeter was named the ninth best city in the UK in 2021
There are eight schools in Exeter rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted
Exeter is a culturally rich city with plenty of stunning architecture
The city’s historic quayside offers a hub of activity for families
Exeter has its own international airport
WHY EXETER IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE
It’s no surprise that more and more people are deciding to call Exeter home. As the second biggest city in Devon, it has enough hustle and bustle for urban living but also has the stunning Devon coastline on its doorstep.
Families with school age children will be pleased to know that Exeter is home to eight schools rated as “Outstanding” by Ofsted. These include Exwick Heights Primary School, St Michael’s Church of England Primary Academy and Exeter College. Exeter University is also the 15th best university in the UK.
Those that love the great outdoors will feel right at home in Exeter. It has many green open spaces as well as five picturesque valley parks scattered around the city. A fantastic way to explore them is via the Exeter Green Circle – a 12-mile stretch running around the city that links many of the green spaces together. The beautiful Devon coastline is within easy reach of Exeter, with great walks including the red cliffs from Budleigh Salterton to Sidmouth and pink sand and blue seas from Babbacombe to Teignmouth. The city’s historic quayside is also a hub for family-friendly activities like cycling, walking, water sports and climbing.
Exeter is packed with stunning architecture including the gothic Exeter Cathedral, whilst its underground passages offer a unique way to explore the city. There is also shopping on the city’s bustling highstreets as well a range of local independent shops and cafes. The Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery is also a must visit for residents of Exeter.
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Exeter has excellent transport links, with the M5 motorway connecting the city directly with Bristol, as well as the M4 – offering routes to London and South Wales. The capital can also be reached by train from Exeter St. David’s to London Paddington in around two and a half hours. Exeter is also home to an international airport.
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