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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 City Break in Exeter
    Immerse yourself in Exeter's history with this fantastic city break. The prize includes an overnight stay at Hotel Du Vin with dinner, plus entry into Exeter Cathedral and the Underground Passages
  2. Indoor Activities in Exeter
    If the weather is a inclement, there is certainly enough to keep you entertained in Exeter throughout the day and into the night.
  3. 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.
  4. Sunday Brunch at The Donkey Sanctuary

    What better way to start your Sunday than with a locally-sourced brunch menu, views of happily grazing donkeys, rolling hills, and the sea?

    25 Oct 2019
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. History & Heritage in Exeter
    From the soaring towers of Exeter Cathedral to the depths of Exeter's Underground Passages, Exeter has 2,000 years of history crammed into the compact city centre.
  8. Craft Chocolate - Exeter Chocolate Festival

    Director of the Exeter Chocolate Festival Nicola Knight tells us a bit more about craft chocolate.

    18 Oct 2019

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

  1. The Lost Words is a unique collaborative project between writer Robert Macfarlane and artist Jackie Morris. Taking the form of both an exhibition and a book published by Hamish Hamilton, The Lost Words celebrates the relationship between language and the living world, and of nature’s power to spark the imagination.
    1. 19 Oct 201912 Jan 2020
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    3. 19 Oct 202012 Jan 2021
  2. 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...
  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. 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.
    1. 1 Jan 201831 Dec 2018
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  6. A celebration of the abstract work of the distinguished West Country artist Brian Rice
    1. 24 Jan 202019 Apr 2020
  7. Exeter Chiefs v Leicester Tigers
    Come along and enjoy superb rugby at Sandy Park for the Gallagher Premiership Rugby 2019/20 season, with one of the top clubs in the country and Aviva Premiership champions in 2017. The Exeter Chiefs are committed to providing supporters with a complete match day experience starting when the gates open. The Chiefs have invested heavily in state of the art technology to add to the match day experience and each internal bar area is provided with large drop-down screens to view previous Chiefs matches, Sky matches and internationals.
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  8. Legends of Irish music & song The FUREYS, renowned for their hit songs ‘I will love you’, ‘When you were sweet 16’, ‘The Green fields of France’, ‘The old man’, ‘Red rose café’, ‘From Clare to here’, ‘Her father didn’t like me anyway’, ‘Leaving Nancy’, ‘Steal away’ return to the Corn Exchange.
    1. 26 Feb 2020
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