Harry Potter creator JK Rowling went to Exeter University.
Exeter city centre roads are the slowest in the country with an average speed of 4.6mph. That’s even slower than London!
It’s home to the oldest bakery in the world that actually made biscuits for pilgrims aboard the Mayflower when it sailed for America.
MAY / Exeter Food & Drink Festival - This award-winning celebration of THE South West's local food and drink businesses is held every year around the May Bank Holiday.
JUN / Let's Rock! Exeter - This retro festival brings in classic acts from the 80s and 90s into Exeter for the ultimate dance party! Food and drink stalls, live acts and fairground attractions.
NOV / Gandy Street's Countdown to Christmas - Gandy Street traders will take to the cobbled street, spilling out onto stalls to welcome shoppers to an evening of festive fun.