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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. Escape the Everyday in Exeter
    Craving the freedom to explore? Exeter is the perfect place to ‘Escape the Everyday’, and try something new. With plenty of green and open outdoor space, it is easy to explore safely, and businesses with indoor space have put measures in place to ensure Exeter is a safe choice for reconnecting with friends and family.
  3. Platinum Jubilee Celebrations in Exeter
    From 2nd-5th June 2022, everyone in the country will come together and celebrate for Her Majesty The Queen’s 70 year reign, with an extended Bank Holiday. Find out what's on over the Bank Holiday weekend in Exeter.
  4. 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.
  5. Football Breaks
    A visit to Exeter is a must for footie fans of all ages. Exeter City FC is located within the city centre, just a few minutes walk from Exeter's main shopping and dining areas, offering the perfect opportunity to make a day - or even a weekend of it! Check out these special offers for football fans.
  6. A Guide to Catching Up with Friends in Topsham

    Shopping, stunning sights, exciting activities plus food and drink - Topsham has it all!

  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.

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

  1. Jubilee Street Party
    Join us on the High Street, Exeter between 11am and 3pm on Thursday 2nd June to celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
    1. 2 Jun 2022
  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. Gone Wild Festival
    Nature Valley Gone Wild, the ultimate fun family festival, will return to Powderham Castle in Devon from 25th - 28th August 2022. Created in partnership with Bear Grylls, the festival promises experiences families will never forget including the chance to dance to live music including The Script, All Saints and Sophie Ellis-Bextor,  see famous explorers such as Sir Ranulph Fiennes and take part in many exciting outdoor activities.
    1. 25 Aug 202228 Aug 2022
  4. Music, Theatre, Dance, Comedy & Entertainment all year round

  5. Exeter Pride
    Exeter Pride is one of the biggest free Pride events in the country, celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and questioning plus (LGBTQ+) communities.
    1. Exeter Respect Festival 2022
      Exeter Respect returns to Belmont Park for 2022, and is dedicated to Environment Justice.
      1. 11 Jun 202212 Jun 2022

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