Fly To Exeter, UK
The city of Exeter proudly boasts of a 2000 year old history. Situated on the Exe River in South Western England, Exeter was once a Roman fortified settlement.
The city has a wealth of notable landmarks of significant historic and cultural value. Exeter Cathedral was established in 1050, St Nicholas Priory which was home to Benedictine monks for over 400 years was founded in 1087, and the Exeter Synagogue (1763) stands as Britain’s third oldest synagogue.
Its ancient historical value aside, the city of Exeter sports a picturesque setting unique to this area of England. The characteristic sweeping rural landscapes, constricted manicured roads and lush green meadows provide the perfect backdrop to a visit of historic Exeter.
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Visa Requirements & SA Embassy Details
- South African Passport holders travelling to Exeter do need a Visa for the UK. Allow plenty of time for Visa processing, and ensure your passport is valid for 6 months after your return date, and that you have 2 blank pages available for entry stamps.
- The South African Embassy is in London. South Africa House, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DP. Phone: +44 (0) 20 7451 7299. Fax: +44 (0) 20 7839 5670.
See and do
For indoor family friendly fun the Quay Climbing Centre, and Clip n Climb provide plenty of excitement for holidaymakers of all ages. Or head off to Haldon Forest Park, where 3500 acres of wooded landscape provides a network of mountain biking, cycling, walking and hiking trails.
The Royal Albert Memorial Museum is a must-see on a visit to Exeter. This world-class museum features world cultures galleries where artefacts from all corners of the world are showcased; and for the little visitors, exotic animals, birds and insects provide plenty of thrills.
Bicton Park Botanical Gardens is the go-to venue for its stunning landscaped park with indoor and outdoor play complexes for children, historic glasshouses, a countryside museum, the Bicton Woodland Railway train ride, nature trail, maze and mini golf. Here you can enjoy 18th century serenity with modern comforts.
Kents Cavern is one of Britain’s archaeological and geological wonders and there are many reasons for this natural cave being one of the area’s most popular attractions. Created about 2 million years ago through water action, the site is recognized as a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a Scheduled Ancient Monument.
Exeter International Airport – EXT
Exeter International Airport (code EXT) is located close to the city of Exeter within the county of Devon, South West England.
Food and beverage: A variety of bars, restaurants and shops can be found at the airport.
Currency Exchange: Foreign exchange services at Exeter Airport are provided by Travelex in the check-in hall.
Lost Luggage: Lost hold luggage should be handled by your individual airline’s help desk. Report items lost or found within the airport terminal to Exeter International Airport authorities on 01392 354909.
Airport Hotels: There is no hotel on site. Hotels in close proximity to the airport include Hampton by Hilton, Innkeeper's Lodge, Clyst St George, Holiday Inn Express.
Car Hire: Avis, Budget, Europcar, National, Alamo, Hertz.