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IMG_0474-2Full of character and ancient history, Exeter is a dynamic city with a “young temper“, able to offer all the amenities and comforts that would be expected of a modern day city.

Exeter is a central base for education, medicine, religion, commerce and culture.

The Exeter University is one of the top 10 universities in the UK and ranks 93rd in the World University Rankings. The university provides a wide range of subjects and is praised by students with an overall satisfaction rating of almost 90% for teaching.

The city is also home to the magnificent Exeter Cathedral, which dates back to Norman times and hosts to the Astronomical Clock, which inspired the popular nursery rhyme Hickory Dickory Dock hangs above the door to the North Tower with the medieval cat flap. The clock ropes were greased with fat which attracted the rodents, “Hickory dickory dock, the mouse ran up the clock…

Full of character is the architecture of the houses facing on and lanes leading to the Cathedral Square,
Very Pleasant is the old Quay on river Exe and the foot-cycling path along the river going to Topsham -a picturesque village especially loved by artists- and Exmouth on the mouth of river Exe.
The surrounding area of Devon with its sweeping countryside, its narrow hedged roads and lavished green fields are only a few miles from the city centre. And with its pivotal position within the county, Exeter is also ideally placed to base a trip to branch out visiting places such as the famous Dartmoor National Park and the unspoilt beaches of two coastlines in North-Devon and South-Devon.