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The latest and most luxurious private student accommodation in Exeter is within your reach.

Walnut Gardens

Our Exeter all-inclusive luxury student accommodation comprises of a selection of stunning studios and elegant en-suite apartments, as well as study areas, relaxing spa facilities, entertainment outlets, and a gym. With all this to offer and more, we believe Study Inn’s Walnut Gardens is the perfect place for you to call home.

From £230 per week.

Walnut Gardens, Exeter, EX4 4DH

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University of Exeter – 8min

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The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university, recognised for leading research and discoveries. Incredible scientific developments over the years include the discovery and treatment of a new form of diabetes and the opening of the new Living Systems Institute which focuses on disease prevention.

The sites owned by the university are also extremely picturesque, spread across the beautiful landscapes of Exeter and Cornwall. The university welcomes over 22,000 students from 130 different countries and repeatedly ranks highly for student satisfaction on the National Student Survey.

Well known for its awareness of environmental issues, The University of Exeter is seen in Britain as a ‘green’ establishment. They regularly hold discussions and exhibitions for the public to raise awareness of Global warming issues.

Exeter’s layout is ideal for shoppers, with the city split into distinct shopping districts called Quarters, each catering to their own target market with individual styles, atmosphere and aesthetics.

Head to Castle Quarter for independent boutiques, handmade jewellery or incredible works of art. Alternatively take a stroll down to the trendy cafes and chic bars by heading to the Cathedral Quarter to take in the surrounding architecture. The West Quarter is great for lovers of all things retro, from vintage fashion, music and entertainment. There’s even a weekly farmers market!

Exeter’s high street has both big name brands and unique independent stores, giving its shoppers the best of both worlds. From essentials to luxuries, Exeter’s city centre has everything you need; fashion, furniture and frivolity. You can find everything you need in this ancient city on the River Exe.


Exeter’s nightlife and entertainment scene offers something for everyone. From karaoke bars and nightclubs to local ‘village’ style pubs and chic bars along the river’s edge, this city has a venue for every occasion.

Each establishment has its own selling point, from jukeboxes, disco balls and beer gardens to snooker tables, dart boards and gaming machines. The city centre is littered with great venues that can host your nights out, whatever you’re in the mood for Exeter can cater for, with sleek classy champagne bars playing jazz just down the road from clubs hosting foam parties and blasting out the latest chart toppers.

Going to see live music is a popular night out option, with numerous pubs and clubs well known for playing host to live bands and musicians. Go to a gig and see talented local artists perform at venues like Exeter Phoenix, a creative complex and art gallery, or go to The Lemon Grove, whose previous acts include Scouting for Girls and Professor Green.

Comedy shows also bring in a great crowd, especially students. Check out up and coming comedians at Edge Comedy Club or Exeter Corn Exchange unleash and unwind in the company of friends and laughter.

Like all University cities, a lot of Exeter’s students’ social calendars are filled with nights out and events run by different student societies, or held by the student union. From night club style nights, to speed dating, pub crawls and Grand Balls – The University of Exeter students organise a night to remember!


Exeter is well known for fresh produce, from locally sourced honey to fresh fish from Devon’s coastlines, this makes eating out even more of a luxury. Enjoy local classics like pasties or scones, or dining experiences with delicacies such as oysters.

Exeter also plays host to Night Markets on the Quayside, an experience no student should miss! Gather along the canal under the light of the stars and sample innovative street foods from local independent and international vendors. Enjoy different cuisines and creations, locally brewed beer, and live music performances from local Exeter talent.

The county of Devon is celebrated nationally for its quaint tea-rooms that serve freshly baked scones with homemade jam and freshly clotted cream, each establishment with its own slightly different secret scone recipe. Perfect for an idyllic afternoon break away from studying. Take your laptop with you and work as most tea-rooms are happy to provide Wi-Fi access and coffee refills!


As you’d expect from most modern cities, Exeter has plenty of things to do; bowling alleys and video arcades, mini golf courses, cinemas and even a board game cafe. If physical fitness is more your thing, there are numerous gyms, swimming pools, tennis courts and the South West’s largest indoor climbing wall.

Discover Exeter’s rich history by visiting some of its famous attractions. One of Exeter’s not so hidden gems is its intricate underground network of passages that run beneath the city’s busy streets. Dating back to the fourteenth century, you can explore the underbelly of Exeter and its incredible architecture. These tunnels have long been linked to myths and legends over the years, from war to witchcraft.

Exeter Cathedral is another of the city’s popular attractions, and it’s easy to see why. This Gothic glory of a building dates back to the eleventh century, making it one of the Nation’s oldest places of worship.

Devon is a popular spot among Brits seeking a tranquil, relaxing weekend by the sea, and there are numerous seaside spots within driving distance from Exeter city centre. The County is famous for its sandy beaches, where visitors enjoy homemade ice cream and collect beautiful sea shells, or take to the grassy hills and watch the sunset over the waves. You might even spot a Killer Whale!


Celebrate the British Winter tradition of Bonfire Night in true style in Exeter. Huddle around warm bonfires, enjoy warm mugs of hot chocolate and watch spectacular fireworks displays in every conceivable colour and pattern all with the backdrop of live music, games, snack stalls and rides!

For students that want some fun, Crealy Family Theme Park is only a short drive away. From log flumes and water dodgems, to merry-go-rounds and pirate ship rides, this is a day out full of adventure and juvenile fun. The perfect treat after a long week of studying, it even has a zoo and live entertainment.

Much like most other British cities, each year Exeter hosts its own Pride festival, an event to celebrate the LGBTQ+ communities promoting equality, energy and enjoyment. Dancers, drag queens, singers and guest speakers take to stages throughout the day as funfair rides run and food stalls thrive.

Each year the Exeter Food and Drink Festival brings in thousands for what is known by many as ‘the ultimate foodie event’. With innovative restaurateurs and entrepreneurs showcasing their latest creations, cooking demonstrations and of course – free samples!



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