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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. Win a spa day at Hotel Indigo
    Enter now for the chance to win a spa day for two at Hotel Indigo
  3. Treat your Mum for Mother's Day

    From irresistible afternoon teas and dining out to gin tasting tours and sweet treats - there's plenty in our city to impress this Mother's Day!

  4. Easter in Exeter
    This Easter, our city is packed with lots of 'egg-citing' activities for the whole family to hop into.
  5. Wear Park Spa

    Everyone deserves a little pampering in their busy life and what better way to indulge than by treating yourself, or a loved one, to a spa day here in Exeter.

  6. UNESCO City of Literature
    Exeter became the only UK destination in 2019 to be awarded UNESCO City of Literature status.
  7. Dining out with a view - Flamenca
    If dining out while soaking up some incredible views of Exeter is on your menu then here's our pick of the top places that are all about location, location, location.
  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. 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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What's On Highlights

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. Mars: War and Peace
    Experience artist Luke Jerram's famous installation, Mars: War and Peace in the stunning nave of Exeter Cathedral.
    1. 22 Feb 2024
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  4. Red Coat tour Blog
    Discover one of the oldest and most beautiful cities in England with Exeter’s Red Coat Guides.
    1. 1 Jan 202431 Dec 2024
  5. Exeter Custom House (c) Philip Vile Photography
    Occupying one of the most historic buildings on the waterfront, housing lively displays, illustrations and artefacts which bring the history and development of Exeter’s Quayside to life.
    1. 2 Jan 202431 Mar 2024
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