Westpoint is situated in the heart of the South West, just off the M5 and only 6 miles away from the historic, cathedral city of Exeter. It is a stones throw away from a beautiful coastline, a dramatic moor and the wonderful Devon countryside scattered with good pubs and tea rooms.
Food & Drink
As well as the on site Lime Tree Café and eateries during events, there are a number of restaurants and pubs in the vicinity. For details please see our food & drink page.
Accommodation near Westpoint includes camp sites, bed and breakfasts, hotels, pubs, inns and guest houses, catering for any budget. For details please see our accommodation page.
Exeter is a city full of heritage and culture, with a wealth of attractions to suit all tastes, from its stunning Gothic Cathedral to its beautiful and historic Quayside. Whether you are interested in shopping, sightseeing or simply relaxing, Exeter has plenty to offer.
Red Coat Guided Tours
Explore Exeter's colourful past and hidden secrets with the Red Coat Guided Tours. These free 90 minute tours run daily throughout the year and are guaranteed to enthuse and excite whatever your age! Discover the city's turbulent past with the Ghosts and Legends or Murder and Mayhem evening tours. You can learn more about Exeter's history at the Quay House Visitor Centre, a 17th century building displaying lively illustrations, artefacts, and 2000 years of history described in just 15 minutes through an exciting audio-visual presentation.
Visit the Red Coat Guided Tours website.
Exeter Cathedral is an imposing structure of beauty and antiquity in the heart of the city with its stunning architecture inside and out. In the beautiful surroundings of the Cathedral Close, you will find historic pubs and restaurants serving delicious local food and drink, or for an excellent mix of restaurants serving cuisine to suit all tastes, head for Exeter's side streets such as the cobbled Gandy Street, or the European piazza style Bedford Square. With food halls serving the best and freshest of seasonal local produce and weekly farmers markets, you will be spoilt for choice in Exeter.
Visit the Exeter Cathedral website.
Royal Albert Memorial Museum
A visit to the Royal Albert Memorial Museum is sure to interest visitors of all ages with its fascinating exhibitions - entrance to the Museum is free and it also houses the city's largest art gallery. Art lovers may also like to visit the Exeter Phoenix and Spacex galleries, or venture down to the quayside where art and craft workshops are located in historic cellars and bonded warehouses. If you are interested in shopping, Exeter has plenty to offer with the new Princesshay development, complementing the existing major High Street names and over 350 independent shops in the city.
Visit the Royal Albert Memorial Museum website.
Exeter is also an ideal destination for those who want to explore the rest of Devon. Just 10 miles from the coast and surrounded by countryside, the city provides an excellent base with good transport links to all points of the compass. To the west is Dartmoor National Park,the largest and wildest area of open country in southern England, and to the north is the stunning landscape of Exmoor National Park, bordered by dramatic coastline. To the east of Exeter is England's first natural World Heritage Site - the Jurassic Coast, covering 95 miles of truly stunning coastline from East Devon to Dorset, with rocks recording 185 million years of the Earth's history.
Also Visit Devon's Crealy, the South West's favourite family attraction, and just 2 miles from Westpoint, with 7 new attractions for 2007! Discover the wildest rides, huge undercover play, the friendliest animals, acres of beautiful countryside plus delicious menus using quality local produce. Great events, entertainment, fun, magic and adventure; Crealy is the Park you never outgrow!
Visit the Crealy website.
For more information on what to see and do in Exeter, visit www.exeter.gov.uk/visiting.