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Exeter is unrivalled in the region for the choice of things to do, whatever the weather, night or day.

  1. Exeter by Train
    Travel to Exeter by train, with Great Western Railway. Get inspiration with one of our suggested rail itineraries. Book before the 17th January 2023 to take advantage of the GWR Great Getaway Sale!
  2. Try Veganuary in Exeter

    In Exeter, you'll find plenty of vegan eateries around every corner!

  3. Embark on Exeter's new heritage trails

    Following the recently-updated heritage trails is a great way to discover Exeter's fascinating history, plus much more...

  4. Winter Foodie Experiences by Train
    Even during the colder months, Exeter showcases the best foodie experiences that our region has to offer.
  5. Flippin' good places to book in Exeter this Pancake Day

    Whether you like your pancakes sweet or savoury - there are plenty of cafés and restaurants in Exeter to visit this Pancake Day!

  6. Your guide to cheering on the Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park

    As the home of Exeter Chiefs, Exeter’s Premier Rugby Club, a visit to Sandy Park needs to be on your bucket list!

  7. Exeter in 24 Hours
    Exeter's compact size makes it easy to explore, and a great choice of accommodation and things to do make it the perfect destination for a weekend break.
  8. Topsham (c) Jan Penny
    The quaint historic estuary port of Topsham, just 4 miles from Exeter, 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.

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Explore our top picks of places to stay and things to do in and around Exeter.

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Exeter's vibrant arts scene sets it firmly on the map as the cultural centre of the South West.

  1. What's happening in and around Exeter
    Find out what's on Exeter and explore the best Exeter events. It's hard to beat the year-round programme of music, theatre, dance, comedy, and entertainment with live events every day of the year.
  2. Music, Theatre, Dance, Comedy & Entertainment all year round

  3. Toby's Garden Festival: people with flowers
    Toby's Garden Festival is back at Powderham Castle on 29th and 30th April 2022! It's the perfect way to kick-start your gardening year with expert talks and demos, heaps of horticultural know-how and a wealth of award-winning nurseries, offering quality plants and advice.
    1. 28 Apr 202329 Apr 2023

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