Around Sandy Park
Located just over seven miles from the historic city of Exeter, Sandy Park is home to Exeter Chiefs rugby union club. It's also only a short drive from Crealy Adventure Park and Resort, a theme park for younger kids with an animal adventure kingdom and regular live pop tribute acts. South of Sandy Park at Topsham visitor can enjoy a stroll along the mighty River Exe, or visit the historic Topsham museum, which dates back to the 17th century.
Breathe in Exeter's history
15 minutes drive from Sandy Park, the historic city of Exeter draws tourists from around the world thanks to its beautiful architecture and long history. Exeter Cathedral, which dates back more than six centuries, while Rougemont Castle, built following Exeter's rebellion against William the Conqueror, can lives on through the ruins of its gate house almost a thousand year on. But Exeter boasts a fascinating modern history, too. Exeter University's Streatham Streatham campus is home to a renowned sculpture trail, with works by esteemed artists like Barbara Hepworth, Paul Mount and Geoffrey Clark.
Sandy Park is only 30 minutes' drive from the 954 square kilometre Dartmoor National Park, a huge expanse of moorland and dramatic river valleys. Hikers can ascend High Willhays, 621 metres up, for stunning views, while adrenaline seekers can enjoy rock-climbing, mountain-biking and watersports throughout the national park.
Looking for a cheap hotel Near Sandy Park? Travelodge Exeter M5 Hotel is Nearby, or Travelodge Okehampton Whiddon Down Hotel is best for exploring Dartmoor.