Destination Spotlight: Exeter
Exeter is full of character with a magnitude of culture and history, as well as being home to a vibrant mix of city, rural and surrounding seaside all the while offering the comforts and amenities you would expect. There is always something fun to get involved with, as they also play host to Exeter Film Festival, Food and Drink Festival, Craft Festival and Unexpected Festival.
With some parts dating back to the 1500’s, Abode Exeter’s Royal Clarence Hotel is credited as the oldest hotel in Britain with it having being built in 1769 by William Mackworth Praed. It was also noted that during the Second World War, already established Hollywood actors Clark Gable and Gary Cooper, who both served in the US air force also stayed at the Royal Clarence Hotel before D-Day, when the Americans were based in Exeter.
If you are planning to visit for a trip or a short break, then Exeter offers those of all ages with plenty to do, see and explore. This includes notable attraction, Exeter Cathedral which dates back to Norman times as well as a variety of free walking tours for you to delve even deeper into the heritage of this city. Not only is Exeter a buzzing hive of activities, but they are also a host to a variety of retailing options, including shops, restaurants and leisure facilities.
Conferences & Meetings in Exeter
Exeter is also host to a variety of diverse venues and event locations that will provide you with the perfect setting for you and your event, conference, meeting or similar. Catering for you and your delegates, and your guests alike, with accommodating your needs and event requirements, in order to ensure that everything is how you wish it to be.
Situated in the city centre, Mercure Southgate Hotel Exeter is not just home to 2 conference suites and 5 meeting rooms as they are also home to a choice of other options, including two restaurants, their own bar as well as an indoor pool, gym and so much more. With its stunning location, Exeter Racecourse overlooks the beautiful Devon countryside with it priding itself on having all of the facilities for your event, as well as being one of the UK’s most progressive tracks.
It is said to be Britain’s oldest hotel, Abode Exeter’s Royal Clarence Hotel has proudly stood on Exeter’s beautiful Cathedral Green at the heart of the city for 300 years; with its enviable location it offers its bright, vibrant and contemporary design. Along with a choice of 6 conference and meeting spaces, Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club has a stunning rural location that makes it the perfect venue for your corporate hospitality events.
Mercure Exeter Rougemont Hotel
Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel
Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club - Beautiful Countryside Wedding Venue
Buckerell Lodge Hotel