Exeter is more than just a campus. Our city and the surrounding area is full of exciting venues and hidden gems that you would be sorry to miss out on. Explore Exeter brings the best of these to your finger tips.
Co Bikes is Exeter’s shared, electric bike hire scheme. Hire bikes from over 20 locations around the city, including Streatham and St Lukes campuses, from as little as £2 per hour*. *Based on cost of BikeRider 600 minutes bundle.
Our leaflets and codes of conduct will open a world of protected wildlife, watersports, walks and other activities at the beautiful Exe Estuary. Free membership!
Visit Exeter’s 900 year old Cathedral, one of the finest examples of decorated Gothic architecture in England. Take a special tour of the magnificent roof space.
Grab a piece of the action at your local EFL club as Exeter City welcome supporters back to St James Park for the first time since December 2020. - Young Person tickets from just £16!
Built in 1680 at the height of Exeter's woollen cloth industry, today the Custom House houses lively displays, illustrations and artefacts which bring the history and development of Exeter’s Quayside to life.
Discover Exeter on a FREE guided walking tour, to hear fascinating stories from the city’s rich and turbulent past. Tours operate daily throughout the year.
One of the most beautiful areas of the city, this is the place to relax, get active on the water, dine al fresco or discover more about Exeter's maritime history.
Take a subterranean tour of these medieval passages beneath Exeter’s streets and discover stories of wars and sieges, plague and pestilence. Dark, narrow and not for the claustrophobic!
Establish in 1984 , The Real McCoy is Exeter’s longest running vintage clothes store. Packed with fabulous vintage clothing and American retro from the 1900s to 1990s. We also stock a large range of men’s formalwear and posh frocks for all occasions. Find us down the cool indie end of Exeter in the famous McCoys Arcade.
Eco indie business creating beautiful handmade candles from 100% recycled wax. Come and say hi and we’ll tell you all about our passion for recycled candles!
Take a voyage of discovery from pre-history to the present day and from Exeter all around the world at Exeter’s award-winning museum, and check out the special exhibitions.
Bike and accessory sales and repairs, plus bike and paddlesports hire from Exeter Quay www.sadpad.com 01392 424241
Multi Activity Centre/Paintball/Airsoft/Laser Games/Axe Throwing/Archery and much more. Try our amazing outdoor centre less than 2 miles from the uni, offering 10 different exciting activities for you to try. Also looking for enthusiastic team leaders to help run our events. 01548 580025
Exeter’s quirkiest, liveliest, most student-friendly destination. A must-visit for Exeter students - indie shops, wicked food and drink, fun on and in water, views to die for. It’s gotta be Topsham!
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