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The quaint historic estuary port of Topsham has a cosmopolitan atmosphere with an eclectic cluster of specialist shops and fine restaurants, plus wonderful sunsets above the estuary.
Once a thriving port and shipbuilding centre, Topsham still retains a strong maritime flavour.
Distinctive buildings include elegant 17c Dutch-style merchant houses in The Strand like attractive Topsham Museum where interesting exhibitions include Vivian Leigh memorabilia of Gone With The Wind fame, linked to Topsham through her first marriage.
Good food is a Topsham speciality with many historic pubs, and award-winning restaurants including La Petite Maison (Taste of the West Silver Award) and The Georgian Tea Room (Taste of the West Gold Award).
Topsham shopping also offers a vibrant mix of boutiques, galleries, gifts, fine wines and foods, and antiques including several floors to browse at the former Customs House on the quay.
On Topsham's outskirts, you will also find Darts Farm, a treasure trove of delicious local produce and lifestyle shopping.
Further along, the narrow Goat Walk beside the Exe estuary offers wonderful views and sunsets. These estuary mudflats and Bowling Green Marsh RSPB Reserve are home to a vast array of water-birds including avocet, dunlin, little ringed plover, and little egret.
Topsham's charming passenger ferry deposits passengers (and bikes) across the Exe for pleasant walking and pub lunches at two idyllic waterside pubs, the Turf and Double Locks. You can also take short or long cruises to discover the wildlife of the Exe estuary or to Exmouth's sandy beaches.
Topsham’s Museum has many things to learn about for those visiting including the town’s history,...0.4 miles away
Managed by the RSPB, Bowling Green Marsh nature reserve is an area of coastal grazing marsh...0.68 miles away
This reserve, part of the Exe Estuary SSSI, is sandwiched between the river Exe and the Exeter ship...0.76 miles away
Exeter's award-winning Conference & Banqueting Centre which also plays host to Devon's Premiership...1.69 miles away
Matford Marshes is a small, relatively new site halfway between Exeter and Exminster - just 3 miles...1.79 miles away
A one and a half-mile route around Ludwell Valley Park2.09 miles away
Westpoint Arena is Exeter's biggest venue for large scale spectacular shows such as ice shows,...2.12 miles away
The largest Saturday antiques fairs in the Country, regularly attended by both trade and thousands...2.49 miles away
Voted Devon's best family attraction, don't miss the fun and excitement of Devon's Great Adventure...2.79 miles away
A visit to Powderham Castle is an enchanting day out for all its visitors. Fascinating guided tours...2.87 miles away
Popular family park with a wide range of recreational facilities including paddling pools, six...3.05 miles away
Street Motion Parkour / Freerunning Academy Exeter, South Devon & Cornwall. Professional Coaching -...3.13 miles away