Located along the stunning Devon coastline and on the River Exe, Exeter is an ancient Roman city with gothic architecture and castles. So whether you’re looking to get lost in history, be at one with the coastal nature or spend the day at the beach, City Gate is the perfect spot to stay and use as your base, safe in the knowledge you can retreat to the pub after a long day of exploring for a delicious meal and cosy night sleep.
Standing proudly in the city is one of Devon’s most impressive sights. Dating back to the 12th century and made from a stunning, warm honey-coloured stone, explore one of the most extraordinary medieval sites in Southern England.
Royal Albert Memorial Museum
A fixture on the city’s cultural scene since Victorian times, this hulking red-brick museum recently received a £24 million revamp. It’s a treasure trove of rambling rooms filled with interesting objects! The perfect day out with the family, before heading back to the pub for a hearty meal!
Devon Wildlife Trust
The area surrounding our hotel is as beautiful as it is interesting. Explore tonnes of wildlife, nature and species, along with old flour mills! After a long day of walking, come back and spend the night in comfort at our hotel, resting your weary legs on our super comfy beds.
Perfect for a day exploring with the little ones, prepare for a day of crouching down in a hard hat to get spooked by what is the only publicly accessible system of it’s kind in England! These medieval vaults were built to transport water around the city, and now the perfect exploring spot for curious minds!
Only a few minutes away from the hotel, you will find the perfect activity for a sunny day. Cobbled paths wind between former warehouses, now converted into quirky shops, trendy cafes and restaurants.
A World Heritage Site for a reason, this stretch of coastline includes many famous coves, arches and harbours – all as beautiful and interesting as the next. Whether you’re driving along the rugged coastal roads, or have your hiking boats securely fastened, pop in after for a well deserved drink!
Beat the boredom of your boardroom and host your meeting at the most accessible and unique place in Exeter, your favourite local pub.
With a stunning secret garden and terrace, a dedicated events team on hand to help, and great transport links, we can host every aspect of your special day.
With 15 stunning, boutique bedrooms that are all individually designed in style, why not make the most of your trip to Devon and stay for the weekend? There is so much to do here after all!
Start your day right
We are open early every day for breakfast, with a great selection of cooked dishes for you to choose from! Help yourself to our continental table and enjoy a cuppa from £10pp when pre-booked!
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