International Summer School

Tourist information in Exeter

Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Cathedral is located in Exeter city centre; it is a stunning illustration of Gothic architecture. You can explore the inside of the Cathedral for £3.50 per student, or for £8.50 you could book a Cathedral Roof tour.

Exeter Quay

Exeter Quay attracts many locals and visitors due to its scenic views, interesting history and pubs and restaurants. It’s only a 10 minute walk from the city centre. You will find a mix of small shops from antiques to water sports equipment. You can also hire sports equipment such as a canoe or bicycle.


Exmouth is approximately a 30 minute train journey from Exeter. The two miles of beach and the beautiful views of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast are two of the town’s main attractions. Exmouth offers a variety of activities including water sports.


Dartmoor National Park is located in the South West of England. Dartmoor is an area of moorland with beautiful scenery including rivers, impressive tors, and wildlife.


Plymouth is the largest city in Devon. There is a lot to do in this interesting city; you could go shopping in Drakes Circus, or take a walk down the historic Barbican, or visit Plymouth Hoe, which has spectacular views over the natural harbor.


Teignmouth is a small picturesque seaside town with a Victorian pier, parks and a promenade.

Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo has a wide range of animals from lions to meerkats. The zoo has six different habitat zones.

Red Coat Guided Tours in Exeter

The red coat guided tours are free and there are many different tours available e.g. Cathedral to Quay.

Exeter’s Underground Passages

View the passages underground Exeter’s City Centre, which date back to the 14th century.