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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.
  2. Summer in Exeter
    A big thumbs up as summer has well and truly arrived and there is plenty of family fun to be had over the summer holidays! Check out our ultimate guide to family events this summer in Exeter.
  3. Father's Day in Exeter

    It's Father's Day on Sunday 16th June and here's some great ideas on how to treat your Dad.

  4. GWR train on the River Exe Estuary

    City or sea? It's a dilemma often faced when visiting a new destination but what if you could have both? Read on to find out how...

  5. UNESCO City of Literature
    Exeter became the only UK destination in 2019 to be awarded UNESCO City of Literature status.
  6. Allianz Premiership Rugby Final
    Sandy Park are delighted to be hosting the ALLIANZ Premiership Women’s Rugby Final on Saturday 22nd June 2024, that will be showcasing the best of women’s rugby.
  7. Dog-friendly Exeter

    Exeter is a very dog-friendly city, with dogs welcome in plenty of cafes and restaurants. It is also officially one of the UK’s greenest cities, so there are lots of outdoor spaces for scenic walks!

  8. 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.
  9. Jazz On the Quay
    The Exeter Canal & Quay Trust, in conjunction with Exeter City Council, is delighted to present Jazz on the Quay, a fun, FREE afternoon of music starting on Sunday 30 June and then every Sunday during July until the 25 August (apart from the 28 July).
    1. 30 Jun 2024
    2. 7 Jul 2024
    3. 14 Jul 2024
    4. 21 Jul 2024
    5. 4 Aug 2024
    6. 11 Aug 2024
    7. 18 Aug 2024
    8. 25 Aug 2024
  10. Visit Exeter Blog
    Read the latest blogs here, including guest articles and top tips from locals!
  11. 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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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. Exeter Street Food Festival
    1. 14 Jun 2024
    2. 15 Jun 2024
    3. 16 Jun 2024
  4. A child surrounded by bright cardboard at a craft table
    A celebration of the very best artists and makers based in the South West.
    1. 4 Jul 2024
    2. 5 Jul 2024
    3. 6 Jul 2024
  5. Fore Street Flea
    1. 14 Jul 2024
    2. 15 Sep 2024
    3. 17 Nov 2024

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