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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 Food & Drink Trail
    The Exeter Food & Drink Trail celebrates the fantastic local producers in and around Exeter.
  2. Visit Topsham
    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.
  3. Pizza and Cider at The Old Firehouse

    Visit one of Exeter's all-time favourite pubs! Read our blog for what to expect.

    24 Dec 2018
  4. February Half Term in Exeter
    Visit Exeter this February Half Term for events and activities to inspire even the youngest visitors. Find out what's on and get inspiration on where to go...
  5. 12 FREE things to do in Exeter this winter

    Make your January budget go further by checking out the great range of free things to do in Exeter this winter.

    10 Jan 2019
  6. Culture in Exeter
    Exeter has a rich cultural heritage. Its long history has led to a strong identity as a small city with lots of character.
  7. Foodie heaven: 36 hours in Exeter
    Spend 3 nights in Exeter indulging in the best this foodie city has to offer when it comes to high quality local food and drink. Visit some of the city's best restaurants and tour some of the local producers renowned nationally for the high quality of their product.

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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. Music, Theatre, Dance, Comedy & Entertainment all year round

  2. 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.
  3. Family Events in Exeter
    There's plenty going on for all the family and activities for children of all ages in Exeter.
  4. Welcome to Exeter Racecourse & Conference Centre ... the South West's most prestigious racecourse, sitting high on the top of Haldon Hill, just outside Exeter with wonderful views down towards Dartmoor.
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  5. New for 2019 Experience an alternative night out and delight in after-hours exploration and entertainment.
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  6. At Roly's Fudge, visitors can watch fudge being made right in front of their eyes. Using artisan methods, the fudge is a melt-in-the-mouth experience made in a variety of flavours.
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  7. Exeter Police and Hospital Players are proud to announce our pantomime for 2019 – Little Mermaid….. the panto! We will tell the story of a young mermaid, Ariel, and how she falls for the dashing Prince Marvellous. Ariel lives with her parents, brother and sisters near Torquay, and after seeing the Prince on board his ship on a trip to Brixham, she falls for him and he for her.
    1. 30 Jan 20193 Feb 2019
  8. Major Events in Exeter
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