Exeter for a solo break?

(6 Posts)
Tagetes Tue 13-Sep-16 10:13:17

Is Exeter a worthwhile destination for a few days' break? Will be travelling by train so no car but happy to get buses out and about. If so can anyone recommend a good (4 or 5 star) hotel which isn't too corporate - preferably with spa facilities?

magimedi Tue 13-Sep-16 11:35:26

I think that Bath would be much nicer & far more to do without a car.

magimedi Tue 13-Sep-16 11:38:00

Posted too soon - far more choice of spa hotels in Bath as well.

CakeUpWall Tue 13-Sep-16 11:44:28

Agree with magimedi - I live near Exeter and absolutely love it. However, for a relaxing solo break I choose Bath every time.

Tagetes Tue 13-Sep-16 15:48:38

Thanks. I've been to Bath and Bristol recently. I'll have a rethink. An alternative could be New York...... grin

Whereismumhiding2 Thu 15-Sep-16 15:51:57

I stayed at Exeter Mecure hotel for a 2 night break last year (DD & I). Lovely hotel, pool, sauna, gym, does a Fab breakfast loads of choice for £10. I got a deal on laterooms. They have a great theatre there, nice walks along the river bank, museum there, nice shops... We found loads to do including boating on river...

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