Easter is just around the corner! We've gathered foodie experiences, recipes, virtual events and more to put a spring in your step this Easter weekend...

Order an Easter picnic basket from Darts Farm

Whether you're searching for the picture-perfect picnic spot in Exeter or getting your garden furniture back out of the shed... Darts Farm have the most delightful foodie hampers to mark the occasion! Check out their website for:

Reserve your succulent Easter Sunday meat from Ben's Farm Shop

Looking for the freshest ingredients for your Easter Sunday roast? Take a look at Ben's Farm Shop's online store for everything you need for a delicious sit-down meal from the meat, the veg, the drink, to your after-dinner treats! Click here to start adding items to your basket for collection.

Take an Exetercation

Planning a very chilled, laid-back Easter this year? Check out our Exetercation: Easter edition for scrumptious recipes and exciting activities to give a go at home! 

Experience Easter in Topsham

When it's time to pop out for a walk or picnic for some fresh air this Easter weekend - head to Topsham for gorgeous views, takeaways plus Easter egg trails and activities! Visit their website to find out more and plan your visit. 

Attend a virtual Easter event at Exeter Cathedral

The former Archbishop of Canterbury, theologian, author and poet Rowan Williams will host an online event with Exeter Cathedral this second Sunday of Easter. Expect a Q&A with Rowan, worship and Easter-themed conversations. Click here to book your place onto the 'Ressurrection Now' event. 

Feast with a Quicke's Cheese box

Cheese lovers prepare yourselves - you can order selection boxes of cheese straight to your door from Quicke's! The farm in Newton St Cyres has also put together a special Spring Feasting Box filled with goodies to enjoy inbetween your Easter Sunday roast and hot cross buns, or whenever you'd like! Check out their website for other Easter-themed boxes including drinks for cheese and pairings for cheese. Psst - Quicke's Cheese also has a Cheddar Hot Cross Bun recipe!

Drool over Roly's Hot Cross Bun Fudge

Roly's Fudge have created the perfect Easter treat - hot cross bun fudge! (Yes you read that correctly.) This special fudge is filled with sultanas and light spices, our mouths are watering just thinking about it! Order your 300g or 600g bag here.

Take part in RAMM's Sensational Seeds event

Get creative at home this Easter with Royal Albert Memorial Museum's Sensational Seeds activities! From 2nd-18th April, check out RAMM's social media channels for 'how to' videos, describing how to create three exciting seed projects! Click here for more information.

Gorgeous Easter gift ideas from Exeter

Looking for something a little different to gift a loved one? Support a local business this spring and purchase an Easter gift from one of our fantastic independent stores - pick the perfect piece of jewellery from Polkadot Gallery or Erin Cox, order a one-of-a-kind bag from Sails and Canvas or choose a beautiful homeware gift from Georgie and Flo. Alternatively, give them the gift of choice with an InExeter gift card, allowing them to browse and choose their own present once we're allowed to shop til' we drop again!

Visit Princesshay's Easter Treats page, for gift ideas for the entire family! Explore Lush's indulgent Easter range, purchase a lavish, relaxing gift from L'Occatine or set up your very own DIY Easter garden from Joules! 


Darts Farm Shopping Village
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Darts Farm

Darts Farm is a vibrant, nationally award-winning Farm Shop based in the historic estuary town of Topsham, overlooking the beautiful Clyst Valley. A unique lifestyle shopping experience with a working farm at its heart, Darts Farm showcases the best food and drink the region has to offer and is home to a selection of handpicked specialist retailers. These include The AGA Shop, Fired Earth, Orange Tree, Cotswold, RSPB, Energy Hair and the Treatment Loft.

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.

Ben's Farm Shop
Independent Shop
External of Ben's Farm Shop

Come and enjoy our wide range of seasonal, locally sourced, mainly organic but definitely plain delicious food and drink. We use local suppliers and even offer a range of salads, pasties, pies, cakes and soups that are made daily in our farm kitchen.

Exeter Cathedral
Exeter Cathedral West Front

Medieval cathedral. Fine example of Gothic Decorated style. Longest unbroken stretch of Gothic vaulting in the world. Image screen on West Front, Minstrels' Gallery and tombs. Expert guided tours, trails and activities for the family

Quicke’s Cheese Box
Farm Shop
Goat's cheese with trimmings

At Quicke’s we understand that great cheesemaking is an art. For nearly 500 years we have been committed to working with our valley and its seasons, using our passion, dedication, understanding and expertise to craft great cheese from the very best milk produced from our land.

Roly’s Fudge Exeter
Sweets & Confectionery
Making fudge

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.

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
View of Princesshay from the car park

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.

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.

Georgie & Flo
Gifts and Souvenirs
Georgie and Flo logo

Georgie & Flo was born from two friends love and passion for all things ethical and handmade. Offering a carefully curated collection of gifts and homeware, customers can purchase beautiful and unique pieces with a clean conscience. Offering a selection of jewellery, ceramics, stationary, textiles, lighting, original prints and more.

Sails and Canvas
Independent Shop
Sails and Canvas bag on the beach

A collection of original lifestyle products, hand made from recycled sails and colourful marine canvas from our quayside sail loft in Topsham, Exeter, Devon.

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery - RAMM
Royal Albert Memorial Museum Queen Street Exeter

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery (RAMM) is one of Exeter City Council’s flagship services. RAMM is also supported using public funding by Arts Council England. Stunning displays reveal Devon and Exeter’s rich history and global connections. Exotic animals, birds and insects delight children and a changing programme of exhibitions and events means there is likely to be something different to see on every visit. Free entry gives everyone the freedom to visit many times and to stay any length of time.



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