Is your Mum or guardian missing our city? We've got you covered - we've put together a collection of Exeter-themed gifts you can present to her on Mother's Day - how lovely! Read below for inspiration including foodie delights, live event tickets, jewellery and much more!

A bottle of Exeter Gin

You can't say 'Exeter' more than a bottle of the city's very own gin! Any gin-loving Mother will LOVE a bottle of this citrus spirit - check out Exeter Gin's website for a list of extra goodies including gin infusion bags, minature bottles and more! 

A ticket to a future event

Now that there seems to be some light at the end of the tunnel - we can start thinking about live events once again! Is your Mum a theatre lover? How about a ticket to a production at Exeter Northcott, Exeter Barnfield or the Cygnet Theatre! If your Mum is more of a comedy and music fan, take a look at Exeter Corn Exchange and Exeter Phoenix's schedule! Not only will you give Mum something to look forward to, but you'll be helping out a local business!

Order an Exeter takeaway

Your Mum isn't alone if she's missing dining at Exeter's restaurants! Give your Mum a day off and order a meal from her favourite eatery - take a look at our blog to see the businesses in the city bringing the foodie experience to your homes this Mother's Day!

Purchase a piece of gorgeous jewellery

Another way to show how much you appreciate your Mum this Mother's Day, is to purchase a beautiful piece of handmade jewellery from Erin Cox Jewellery or Polkadot Gallery! It's a win-win situation, you'll put a smile on both your Mother's and these independent business owners faces!

Give Mum the 'Gift of Choice'

If your Mum loves shopping at Princesshay Exeter when she visits the city - look no further than a Princesshay gift card! Perfect for when the shops re-open and she can shop 'til she drops! Click here to order.

Order a gift from Topsham

Check out Love Topsham's shopping page for fantastic ideas on food, drink and other gifts from Topsham's fantastic local businesses! These gorgeous gifts are a great way to show how much you know your Mum...

Enjoy the Exeter Californian experience 

Cook up a Californian storm in the kitchen, with Pink Moon's DIY brunch kit for £12.95 per person! Treat Mum to a scrumptious breakfast in bed this Mother's Day!

Buy an InExeter gift card

Take the decision out of gifting and buy an InExeter gift card this Mother's Day. A great way to support local independents and discover a huge choice of retailers from boutiques, artisan producers, lifestyle and homeware shops, jewellers, makers and crafters. With over 95 independents to discover, explore and support, Mum be spoilt for choice of where to spend it! The card works in the same way as department store/shopping centre gift cards but for independents across Exeter city centre. The card will come with a backing and envelope, perfect for sending if you don't live with your Mum! Order online here.

Book a bread-making masterclass

Has your Mum wanted to perfect her bread-making skills? Nothing is more delicious than the smell of freshly-baked bread, so why not buy her a gift voucher for a bread making course from One Mile Bakery? This fabulous Exeter bakery offers a range of baking at home classes, so that more people can bake amazing bread and bakes at home. Over the course of a fun, relaxed day, she'll learn to bake three recipes which incorporate all the core skills and knowledge for bread-making and leave her confident to tackle any bread recipe. Perhaps book a class for the entire family to join when we're able to! Order gift vouchers for classes here.

Create a thoughtful handmade gift

Fancy making something even more thoughtful for Mum this Mother's Day? Check out our latest Exetercation series for a selection of blogs, featuring step-by-step guides to create your own gifts that will impress:


Exeter Gin
Local Shop
Exeter Gin presented in a glass with ice and a lime

Winner of the award for Best Classic Gin at the Great British Food Awards 2020, Exeter's own premium gin is made in small batches and produced in a traditional copper still.

Exeter Northcott Theatre
Exeter Northcott theatre exterior

The Exeter Northcott Theatre has been the home of high-quality professional theatre in Exeter and Devon for 50 years. The varied programme includes drama, dance, opera, ballet, music, workshops, community and educational events.

Cygnet Theatre
Ham and Passion at the Cygnet Theatre (c) Maria Falconer

Cygnet is a training theatre with a varied programme of classical, modern and musical plays throughout the year, including new theatre works. The theatre has nearly 40 years experience of helping young actors to develop their individual qualities.  They offer drama training in the form of one day courses, a one year foundation course or three years full time professional training for actors.  Cygnet graduates have gone on to have successful careers in all aspects of stage, film, TV & Radio, to form their own companies and found theatres.

Exeter Barnfield Theatre
Exeter Barnfield Theatre

A varied programme of events, alternative theatre and concerts. An intimate atmosphere. Bar and cafe.

Exeter Phoenix
Arts Centre
Angled image of the exterior of the Exeter Phoenix

Exeter Phoenix is one of the South West’s leading contemporary arts venues, offering an exciting and varied programme of theatre, dance, performance, music, film and visual arts, and attracting over 150,000 visitors a year.

Exeter Corn Exchange
Event Venue
The Hall of Exeter Corn Exchange

The largest venue in Exeter city centre, Exeter Corn Exchange is probably the ideal location for your event - whatever it may be.

Erin Cox Jewellery
Speciality Shop
Erin Cox Jewellery - Exterior

Erin Cox was born and raised in Exeter and launched her Erin Cox Jewellery business from her back bedroom. Over five years and three different studios (one of which was on the other side of the world) she is now able to open her own shop and studio in Castle Street selling Gold, Platinum Fair Trade and Precious Stone jewellery. Erin’s Sterling Silver collections are now available at her Gift Shop Georgie and Flo on Upper Paul St If you can’t find the exact piece of jewellery you’re looking for, Erin’s workbench is on the shop floor and she’ll be delighted to work with you to create the perfect piece.

Polkadot Gallery
Independent Shop
Polka Dot logo

We believe that jewellery should enhance your individuality, withstand the test of time and be something you can truly treasure. This is why we strive to ensure every single Polkadot Gallery customer comes away with jewellery that is beautiful, meaningful and a joy to wear. Fairtrade is an important part of our ethos and most of our makers use sustainable metals and ethical stones.

Ice cream in Topsham

A fascinating and quaint historic estuary port, Topsham has some fine architecture. There are Dutch traders’ houses and fine examples of buildings from Georgian and Edwardian times.

Pink Moon
Pink Moon Club sign

COVID-19 Update: Pink Moon Café​​​​​​ is re-opening for indoor dining on 17th May. All day dining, drinking & fun. Grab a healthy lunch to go, enjoy delicious home-made Californian food in our restaurant or party with us until the early hours in our after dark club.

In Exeter Gift Card
Independent Shop
InExeter giftcard image

Take the decision out of gifting and buy the InExeter gift card. A great way to support local independents and discover a huge choice of retailers from boutiques, artisan producers, lifestyle and homeware shops, jewellers, makers and crafters.

Shopping Centre
Princesshay Shopping Centre - with Cathedral View

The award-winning Princesshay is in the heart of the city, with over 60 stores including big brands such as Next and Zara, as well as smaller independent and regional brands. Princesshay is seriously stylish, featuring distinctive architecture, that complements Exeter's historic buildings, and landscaped European style squares with cafes and restaurants.

One Mile Bakery Exeter
Cooking / Wine Tasting
One Mile bakery

Amazing handmade bread, soups & preserves delivered in Exeter by bike & inspirational baking classes.



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