Sally's Guidebook

Sally
Sally's Guidebook

Amenities Close By

There is a convenience shop, a park, a Chinese takeaway and a launderette all within five minutes walk, not to mention a Wetherspoons, St David’s Station and the university grounds! Have a great stay 😀
Bury Meadow Park is a short walk up the hill and is great for exercising your dog and also great for children to let of steam in the playground too!! There are longer walks around the university grounds and the green circle walk goes all around the city edges.
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Bury Meadow Park
New North Road
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Bury Meadow Park is a short walk up the hill and is great for exercising your dog and also great for children to let of steam in the playground too!! There are longer walks around the university grounds and the green circle walk goes all around the city edges.
There is a Co-Op convenience shop up the road to the right which is open longer hours and on Sundays for any essentials you might need including Costa coffee !!
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Co-op Food - Queen Street
37-39 Queen St
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There is a Co-Op convenience shop up the road to the right which is open longer hours and on Sundays for any essentials you might need including Costa coffee !!
This is a popular Chinese takeaway within easy walking distance of the house in Bonhay Road just past St Davids station, with generous portions and tasty food!
House Wong Chinese Takeaway
100 Bonhay Road
This is a popular Chinese takeaway within easy walking distance of the house in Bonhay Road just past St Davids station, with generous portions and tasty food!
There is a launderette just up the road if you need any washing doing for a longer stay .
St. Davids Launderette
24B St. Davids Hill
There is a launderette just up the road if you need any washing doing for a longer stay .

Food scene

The Imperial ( The Impy) was the first Wetherspoons pub and is still going strong ! Good value food and drink all day, less than five minutes from our front door ! Loads of seating both inside and outside in the summer and a beautiful building too!
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The Imperial
New North Road
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The Imperial ( The Impy) was the first Wetherspoons pub and is still going strong ! Good value food and drink all day, less than five minutes from our front door ! Loads of seating both inside and outside in the summer and a beautiful building too!
Margoux is a lively restaurant with a great chef which also has a cocktail bar upstairs overlooking the cathedral they do breakfast lunch and dinner and a fantastic Sunday lunch ! If you mention that Sal & Ian recommend them you will get a free glass of bubbles on arrival! Enjoy 🥂
Margoux
20 Bedford street
Margoux is a lively restaurant with a great chef which also has a cocktail bar upstairs overlooking the cathedral they do breakfast lunch and dinner and a fantastic Sunday lunch ! If you mention that Sal & Ian recommend them you will get a free glass of bubbles on arrival! Enjoy 🥂
Crocketts cocktail bar has over 100 gins to choose from as well as an interesting cocktail menu, wines, beer and whiskey. The guys are very enthusiastic and know all about all the drinks on offer and will always find you something tasty to keep you smiling!
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Crocketts Exeter
2 Upper Paul St
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Crocketts cocktail bar has over 100 gins to choose from as well as an interesting cocktail menu, wines, beer and whiskey. The guys are very enthusiastic and know all about all the drinks on offer and will always find you something tasty to keep you smiling!
Red Panda bao buns and rice and salad boxes kept us going though lockdown whilst we were still working ! Great for lunches on the go!!!
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Red Panda
7A Broad Street
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Red Panda bao buns and rice and salad boxes kept us going though lockdown whilst we were still working ! Great for lunches on the go!!!
Chandos do great coffee from local suppliers and also do THE BEST sandwiches at lunchtime! So you’d better be quick! Highly recommend!
Chandos Deli
1 Roman Walk
Chandos do great coffee from local suppliers and also do THE BEST sandwiches at lunchtime! So you’d better be quick! Highly recommend!
The BEST place for pizza with everyone’s favourite toppings! We always over order! But the good news is you can always take the rest home for Ron ..( later on!!)
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On The Waterfront
The Quay
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The BEST place for pizza with everyone’s favourite toppings! We always over order! But the good news is you can always take the rest home for Ron ..( later on!!)
Why not make your own gin? Chose your own flavour with your own choice of botanicals and enjoy a glass of gin whilst you are feeling creative!
Exeter Gin - Distillery, Bar and Gin School
Why not make your own gin? Chose your own flavour with your own choice of botanicals and enjoy a glass of gin whilst you are feeling creative!
Our guests have ordered a Moroccan takeaway from Al-Farid restaurant at 3 Cathedral Yard, they had a mezze-style takeaway (via Deliveroo, I think) and it was very nice and the food served in the restaurant is great (in a very atmospheric setting) so highly recommended.
Al-Farid
3 Cathedral Yard
Our guests have ordered a Moroccan takeaway from Al-Farid restaurant at 3 Cathedral Yard, they had a mezze-style takeaway (via Deliveroo, I think) and it was very nice and the food served in the restaurant is great (in a very atmospheric setting) so highly recommended.
Stage by The Taco Boys. If you like something a bit different and enjoy a unique dining experience then this is the place for you! With a set tasting menu four courses for lunch and seven courses for dinner with a drinks flight to accompany each course which is amazing! Book early as they are usually full!!!
Taco Boys
31 Magdalen Road
Stage by The Taco Boys. If you like something a bit different and enjoy a unique dining experience then this is the place for you! With a set tasting menu four courses for lunch and seven courses for dinner with a drinks flight to accompany each course which is amazing! Book early as they are usually full!!!
This family run business was the first vegan deli in the country, they have an amazing selection of plant based products which all tastes fantastic! Their southern fried is out of this world , stop by and pick up some tasty local produce you won’t be disappointed!
How On Earth Plant Based Deli
76 South Street
This family run business was the first vegan deli in the country, they have an amazing selection of plant based products which all tastes fantastic! Their southern fried is out of this world , stop by and pick up some tasty local produce you won’t be disappointed!

Sightseeing

RAMM is like a mini natural history museum and is great for children too, they usually have different exhibits and exhibitions throughout the year so there always something new to see.
Royal Albert memorial Museum Art & Gallery
Queen Street
RAMM is like a mini natural history museum and is great for children too, they usually have different exhibits and exhibitions throughout the year so there always something new to see.
The magnificent cathedral is a remarkable building housing many treasures they have a wide variety of events at the cathedral throughout the year including concerts and exhibitions.
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Exeter Cathedral
1 The Cloisters
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The magnificent cathedral is a remarkable building housing many treasures they have a wide variety of events at the cathedral throughout the year including concerts and exhibitions.
A trip to the Quay is always a must when visiting Exeter, there are lots of places to eat and drink , have a coffee and watch the world go by, you can also hire bikes and kayaks and go exploring along the river.
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Exeter Quay
Haven Banks - The Quay
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A trip to the Quay is always a must when visiting Exeter, there are lots of places to eat and drink , have a coffee and watch the world go by, you can also hire bikes and kayaks and go exploring along the river.
A trip to Dartmoor will certainly blow the cobwebs away! Lots of places to walk and take a picnic. Fantastic scenery and tors to climb, take your sensible shoes!
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Dartmoor
PL20
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A trip to Dartmoor will certainly blow the cobwebs away! Lots of places to walk and take a picnic. Fantastic scenery and tors to climb, take your sensible shoes!
Don’t forget your sensible shoes so you can enjoy the coastline of South Devon along the coastal path around Dawlish and the surrounding areas look out for the wildlife, birds and spectacular views too.
South West Coast Path
South West Coast Path
Don’t forget your sensible shoes so you can enjoy the coastline of South Devon along the coastal path around Dawlish and the surrounding areas look out for the wildlife, birds and spectacular views too.
The Exeter to Exmouth Cycle path (Exe estuary trail) is fantastic for all ages and speeds! There are places to stop to look at the wildlife and also great places to stop for an ice cream too!
Cycle Path
Cycle Path
The Exeter to Exmouth Cycle path (Exe estuary trail) is fantastic for all ages and speeds! There are places to stop to look at the wildlife and also great places to stop for an ice cream too!
This is one of many National Trust properties in the south west where you can visit the house and beautiful grounds. The other places to visit can be found here https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/days-out/regionsouthwest/south-west So many amazing places to visit
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National Trust - Killerton House
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This is one of many National Trust properties in the south west where you can visit the house and beautiful grounds. The other places to visit can be found here https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/days-out/regionsouthwest/south-west So many amazing places to visit

Sports

St James Stadium is the home of Exeter City Football Club and it’s alway great to hear the crowd on a Saturday afternoon! You can walk to the ground from our house and stop for a drink en route at The Stand Off or The Old Firehouse.
St James Park
Stadium Way
St James Stadium is the home of Exeter City Football Club and it’s alway great to hear the crowd on a Saturday afternoon! You can walk to the ground from our house and stop for a drink en route at The Stand Off or The Old Firehouse.
Sandy Park is the home of Exeter Chiefs Rugby team which can be reached by train or buses that run from The Stand Off. There’s always a great atmosphere and it’s a great family day out.
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Sandy Park Stadium
Sandy Park Way
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Sandy Park is the home of Exeter Chiefs Rugby team which can be reached by train or buses that run from The Stand Off. There’s always a great atmosphere and it’s a great family day out.

Shopping

Toot Garook in Queen Street is one of my favourite places to shop for treats for myself, presents for others, something a bit different for the home and a great range of greetings cards and Jelly Cat characters!
Toot Garook
19 Queen Street
There are a couple of regular street markets in Exeter in Fore Street and Sidwell Street offering a range of artisan crafts and a flea market https://www.marketsinexeter.co.uk/fore-street-flea There’s always something new to find!
Fore Street
Fore Street
There are a couple of regular street markets in Exeter in Fore Street and Sidwell Street offering a range of artisan crafts and a flea market https://www.marketsinexeter.co.uk/fore-street-flea There’s always something new to find!
Between 18 November and 18 December 2022 you need to visit the Christmas market it has a great selection of local food and drinks producers and crafts and gifts. There are lots of yummy food stalls too and the Oddfellows bar is a great place to meet up and try the mulled apple gin it’s delicious!
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Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market
Cathedral Yard
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Between 18 November and 18 December 2022 you need to visit the Christmas market it has a great selection of local food and drinks producers and crafts and gifts. There are lots of yummy food stalls too and the Oddfellows bar is a great place to meet up and try the mulled apple gin it’s delicious!

Arts and Entertainment

There is always something interesting at The Northcott Theatre so why not check out their website to see what’s on during your visit to Exeter https://www.exeternorthcott.co.uk/about-us/
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Exeter Northcott Theatre
Stocker Road
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There is always something interesting at The Northcott Theatre so why not check out their website to see what’s on during your visit to Exeter https://www.exeternorthcott.co.uk/about-us/