As a place to live and work, Exeter has much to offer. It’s a thriving city with a wealth of amenities and convenient transport links, all less than 30 minutes' drive from the famous Dartmoor National Park and some of East and South Devon’s glorious beaches. Centuries of heritage can be found amidst a wide range of fascinating local attractions and facilities.
If you're a sports fan, Exeter is the place to be. Sandy Park stadium is home to the South West's premier rugby team, the Exeter Chiefs. If rugby’s not your thing, there are other sports to enjoy including football, golf, cricket and rowing on the River Exe. For more leisurely pursuits Exeter boasts a historic Cathedral, a variety of museums, heritage trails and offers the avid shopper the choice of all the high street's finest brands.
Excellent transport links
Buying a new home in Exeter means you’ll be able to enjoy fantastic transport links. Exeter St David's and Exeter Central train stations offer direct services to Bristol and London as well as across the South West. There are regular bus services throughout the city, supported by Park and Ride services. Good road access to the M5 makes life easier for commuters. Exeter airport provides flights to a wide range of national and European destinations.
Educational facilities in the city are excellent, with the University of Exeter playing a prominent role too. There are a number of well-respected state and private primary and secondary schools serving each district.
The best of the west
With the best the West Country has to offer close to hand, including glorious beaches, a network of countryside walks as well as walking and cycle paths alongside the River Exe, and farm shops celebrating delicious local produce, Exeter really does tick all the boxes and is a fantastic place to buy a new home.