Destination guide

Why people love visiting friendly Exeter

Enjoy the area's cathedral, theatre scene and monuments with a rental holiday home in Exeter. This welcoming city is known for its university setting, bars and canoeing. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.

Activities

Sightseeing in and around Exeter

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Exeter has to offer. These are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Northbrook Approach Golf Course (1.8 mi / 2.9 km)
  • Crealy Great Adventure Park (5.3 mi / 8.5 km)
  • Diggerland (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Tiverton Golf Club (13.6 mi / 21.9 km)
  • S W Coast Path (15 mi / 24.1 km)
  • The Donkey Sanctuary (15.1 mi / 24.3 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Exeter

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Exeter is a great place to get out in nature. Here are some of the area’s most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Dawlish Warren Beach (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Exmouth Beach (9.6 mi / 15.4 km)
  • Bicton Park Botanical Gardens (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Dawlish Lawn (10.2 mi / 16.4 km)
  • Dawlish Beach (10.3 mi / 16.6 km)
  • Devon Cliffs Beach (10.5 mi / 16.9 km)
How to get there

Transport options to and around Exeter

Fly into Exeter (EXT-Exeter Intl.), the closest airport, located 5.1 mi (8.2 km) from the city centre.

If you're travelling by train, Exeter Central Station, Exeter St Thomas Station and Exeter St David's Station are the main stations that serve the city.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Exeter?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 567 holiday rentals around Exeter. From 196 Cabins to 196 Cottages, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Exeter is on Stayz.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Exeter?

Stayz offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places in Exeter. From Stayz travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • St James Park Station: 1,681 holiday rentals
  • Exeter (EXS-Exeter St Thomas Train Station): 1,668 holiday rentals
  • University of Exeter: 1,616 holiday rentals
  • Exeter's Historic Quayside: 1,686 holiday rentals
  • Pynes Hill Estate: 1,761 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Exeter listed on Stayz where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Cabins in Exeter?

Yes, of course. Stayz offers 196 Cabins in Exeter. Our other popular types of Exeter holiday rentals include:

  • Cottages: 196 holiday houses
  • Houses: 217 holiday houses
  • Bungalows: 196 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Condos/Apartments and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Exeter?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 78 holiday homes with pool available in Exeter. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.