If you need help planning your itinerary while you’re staying with us then here’s a list of our team’s favourite haunts and a whole host of ideas of places to visit.Browse the list
Exeter University is in the Russell Group and one of the top 1% of universities globally. It’s campus is a 40 minutes’ walk from Southernhay House Hotel and 20 minutes by car. We are the perfect base for parents looking for accommodation near to Exeter University.BOOK NOW
Shopping in Exeter is a must. Princesshay Quarter, just 5 minutes from Southernhay House Hotel, is where you’ll find all of your favourite mainstream outlets. But part of Exeter’s charm lies in its independent boutiques and quirky venues all within easy ambling distance – ask us for recommendations and don’t worry; we’ll have a cocktail waiting for you when you get back!Recommendations
Exeter Cathedral – St Peter’s Cathedral is one of the most beautiful Cathedrals in England. It’s been dominating the city’s skyline since 1400 and hosts regular concerts, tours and art events.
Exeter Museum – Explore a collection of artefacts reflecting both the local area and far-flung cultures at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum. Be sure to check out their gift shop for surprising and classy souvenirs.
Red Coat Guided Tours – Take a guided walk around the city with the Red Coat Guides. Guides will take you for a 90-minute tour, showing you some of the most popular sights and attractions (including SH!).
Exeter Quayside – From walking, cycling, and boating for the more energetic to just relaxing by the water’s edge, the Quayside is lively and packed with activities, our favourite being people-watching.
The Phoenix – Exeter’s favourite arts venue and home to music, arts workshops and changing exhibitions of contemporary art.
Exeter is the capital city of Devon and an easy city to explore on foot from the front door of the hotel. We’re bang in the centre of town, just yards from Cathedral Close. Please ask us for independent shopping ideas, historic trails and further information if you would like some guidance on some of Exeter’s best kept secrets and independent gems.
SH is very serious about having fun in a city context: that’s why we keep informed about all the latest news, openings and gossip. Ask us about our home city and discover more….SH Recommends