Exeter Airport hosted its annual travel trade event for local estate agents

Exeter Airport showcases 2020 season to travel trade

Authored by Jason Clark
Posted: Sat, 11/23/2019 - 10:23am

More than 130 travel agents attended Exeter Airport’s annual showcase travel trade event on Thursday (November 21) to learn more about the airport’s exciting 2020 season.

The event was held in partnership with Exeter-based Flybe, which will rebrand as Virgin Connect next year, and included representatives from sister company Virgin Atlantic and more than 20 tour operators.

Exeter Airport is offering 36 international and domestic routes for 2020 and recently announced that it had passed the one million passenger milestone in the last 12 months.

Managing Director Matt...

TUI announces biggest ever holiday programme from Exeter Airport

TUI, the UK’s largest holiday company, has announced their biggest ever holiday programmefor its summer 2020 programme from Exeter Airport with 42,000 seats on sale.

With its commitment of offering more flexibility and choice, TUI has introduced new 10 and 11 night Antalya, Corfu and Zakynthos (Zante) holidays, with Gran Canaria flights operating again on Mondays.

Stephen Wiltshire, Operations Director at Exeter Airport, said: “We welcome this fantastic news from TUI UK which means South West travellers have even more options to depart from their local airport to these...

Summer dance camp from 29th July 2019 image

Summer of Dance Program Encourages Kids to Stay Active

Authored by DanSci
Posted: Tue, 07/16/2019 - 10:34am

School holidays may be looming, but that doesn’t mean the learning stops. To help kids stay active throughout the summer, DanSci Dance Studio in Exeter will host a series of interactive dance programmes for kids aged from 18 months to 12 years

“We are very excited for Summer of Dance to begin” says Artistic Director of DanSci Dance Studio, Ava Barron Thomas “First up on the schedule is our raved about annual mixed styles dance Camp.”

Ava says “the dance camp is filled with different dance styles, music, stage craft and fun. Designed for 5-12 year old’s, camp will allow them...

Cofton scoops Holiday Park of the Year title at South West Tourism Excellence Awards 

After fighting off fierce competition, multi award-winning Cofton Holidays, based near Dawlish Warren, has been awarded Gold in the Holiday Park and Village of the Year category at the South West Tourism Excellence Awards 2018/19.

The family-run business scooped the prestigious accolade at the South West Tourism Awards’ glittering ceremony in Bristol – the region’s tourism awards ‘grand final’.

Now in its ninth year, the South West Tourism Excellence Awards saw a record 651 entries across 27 different categories. Finalists were selected from across the region, which covers...

Dog friendly winter breaks in North Devon

Authored by Claire Small
Posted: Fri, 11/02/2018 - 10:43am

It's much quieter in and around the North Devon coastline during the autumn and winter months, into early spring. The roads, beaches, surf, golf courses, paths, trails and pubs are quieter. The heat, lush green and, at the same time, sun washed colours of summer have been replaced by the cool, moody tones and crisp colours of autumn and winter. It's a great time to visit North Devon with your dog.

Although some holiday cottages aren't available during the winter months, there are still plenty to choose from for your stay in North Devon. This is especially so during the week....

Flybe takes to the skies with 2018-19 winter schedule from Exeter Airport

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, started operating its 2018-19 Winter schedule from Exeter this past weekend (Sunday 28th October 2018) featuring a total of 18 routes with a choice of up to 93 flights a week available throughout the UK and mainland Europe for travel through to 30th March 2019. The winter schedule features increased frequency on a number of attractive destinations. Flights to Paris Charles de Gaulle now depart up to twice a day and there are an additional four flights a week to Amsterdam. There is also an increase in flights to Manchester, now featuring up to four...

The Willerby Show returns with staycation inspiration at Crealy Adventure Park

Authored by zaralewis
Posted: Fri, 09/28/2018 - 3:28pm

The UK’s leading manufacturer of holiday homes and lodges has teamed up with local attraction Crealy Adventure Park & Resort hosting an exciting holiday home show alongside partners Southern Counties Leisure.

From the 4th to the 7th October, holiday home manufacturer Willerby will unveil its luxurious 2019 collection at the free-to-enter The Willerby Show, where an extensive range of holiday homes, lodges and park homes will be on display to the public for the first time in the south of England.

The fun-packed weekend promises to entertain all the family with a...

Flybe announces new 2019 summer schedule from Exeter

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 08/10/2018 - 3:01pm

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has today (10th August 2018) confirmed the continuation for 2019 Summer of its four summer sun routes from Exeter Airport with multi-frequency weekly services to Alicante, Faro, Malaga and Palma de Mallorca. This is in addition to four flights a week to Norwich.

These will become available for booking from Thursday 16th August, 2018. These routes will operate for the entire period of the summer schedule between 31st March and Saturday 26th October 2019 but are currently only available for travel through to 16th June 2019. In total, Flybe’s...

Cofton American Car show

Event Date: 
29/06/2018 - 10:00am to 01/07/2018 - 9:00pm
Cofton Holiday Park, Dawlish EX6 8RP

The South West’s largest gathering of American classics, hot rods and muscle cars – including Mustangs, Cadillacs, Chevrolets, Pontiacs, Buicks, Jeeps and a host of other American vehicles – returns to Cofton from 29 June to 01 July for a weekend of competition, V8s, a mega-car cruise, music, food, fun and entertainment.

Now in its fifth year, this annual celebration of iconic American cars and vehicles is set to kick off on the evening of Friday 29 June with a party in the marquee, live Rock ‘n’ Roll, Country and Western, and Rockabilly performed by Western Rock.


Madeira: Funchal and Islands experience break to launch from Exeter Airport

Authored by News Desk
Posted: Fri, 06/08/2018 - 1:22pm

An exciting opportunity to experience the island paradise of Madeira is being offered to holidaymakers flying from Exeter Airport.

Super Break has announced the launch of a brand-new route to the region, on a break that includes Madeira: Funchal and the Islands.

The new chartered service by Super Break will offer a direct flight from Exeter Airport to Madeira, helping more people access the popular Portuguese island destination than ever before.

This is the third chartered flight service to launch from Exeter Airport by Super Break, following the success of its...