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

  1. Win a Family Ticket to the Gone Wild Festival
    Don't miss the chance to win tickets to this new, action packed family festival at Powderham Castle over the August 2021 Bank Holiday weekend!
  2. Know Before You Go
    We can't wait for you to visit Exeter again. Rest assured we have been doing all we can to make sure your visit is as safe as possible, and businesses across the city have been working hard to put measures in place ready for your visit. Find out more about planning your visit...
  3. Covid-19
    The latest information and guidance on the Covid-19 restrictions in Exeter
  4. Virtual Events
    From online workshops and virtual activity trails, to talks and lectures - Exeter is pretty impressive when it comes to the variety of virtual events.
  5. Take an Exetercation -  Your Holiday From Home Guide
    If you're lucky enough to live in or near Exeter, you have everything you need for a holiday, right on your doorstep. We can't guarantee the weather, but whatever you like to do on holiday - relaxing on the beach, getting active, or trying something new, you can pretty much guarantee you'll find it here in Devon. So why not take time out to explore Exeter this summer, using the safety and comfort of your own home as your base - we're calling it an Exetercation!
  6. Win a £250 Welcome Family Holiday Park voucher
    We've partnered up with Welcome Family Holiday Park for one lucky winner to receive a £250 voucher towards their next getaway near Exeter!
  7. 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.
  8. 'Escape the Everyday at Home' in Exeter

    It's no secret that we're all yearning for a change of scenery in 2021! But until we can do that let us inspire you to 'Escape the Everyday at Home' as part of VisitEngland's national campaign!

    4 Feb 2021

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

  1. Cows (c) Devon County Show Credit: Geoff & Tordis Pagotto
    Billed as Devon’s Big Day Out, the Devon County Show is a showcase for aspects of life and work in the county as well as entertainment, shopping and good food.
    1. 2 Jul 20214 Jul 2021
  2. Exeter Craft Festival stalls on the Cathedral Green
    This 3- day Festival of Arts and Crafts is a celebration of the very best artists & makers based in the South West is one of the major highlights of the Exeter's cultural calendar. In the historic setting of Exeter’s Cathedral Green this very special event will take place over three days on Thursday 2nd, Friday 3rd & Saturday 4th July 2020.
    1. 1 Jul 20213 Jul 2021
  3. Music, Theatre, Dance, Comedy & Entertainment all year round

  4. 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.
  5. Gone Wild Festival
    Join Bear Grylls at the Gone Wild Festival on August Bank Holiday 2021. This new, action packed family festival is set to take place in the sweeping grounds of Powderham Castle, just outside Exeter.
    1. 26 Aug 202129 Aug 2021
  6. Exetercation: Lovely Mother's Day Activity Ideas

    Struggling with activity and gift ideas for a lockdown Mother's Day? We've got you covered.

    22 Feb 2021
  7. Virtual Events
    From online workshops and virtual activity trails, to talks and lectures - Exeter is pretty impressive when it comes to the variety of virtual events.
  8. Exetercation: Cracking Easter Activities and Crafts

    We've put together some boredom-busting activities to do at home this Easter!

    22 Feb 2021
  9. Toby's Garden Festival: people with flowers
    Toby's Garden Festival is back at Powderham Castle on 30th April & 1st May 2021! 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. Toby's Garden Festival is back at Powderham Castle on 1st and 2nd May 2020! 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. 30 Apr 20211 May 2021

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