Discover in Exeter

Be inspired and discover in Exeter

There are plenty of things to do in Exeter, from culture and arts to family fun and undiscovered hidden gems.

Sight seeing

Make the most of winter sun to discover the city’s landmarks. Try a Red Coat Guided Tour for hidden secrets – and you thought you knew everything there was to know about your city? From the street that inspired J.K. Rowling to what has been known as the narrowest street in the world – you don’t want to meet someone half way! – where the witches hung out, where the Romans hung out and the how much the city has changed.

Click here for the top places to explore in Exeter


When it comes to retail therapy, shopping in Exeter delivers! Now, we love a big name brand as much as the next person but a shopping trip really isn’t complete without an explore of Exeter’s brilliant boutiques. Pick up a city map and promise yourself you’ll go that little bit further down the High Street or up that cobbled bit you’ve not investigated properly yet. It’s your mission, should you accept it!

For more information on shopping in Exeter click here

Family fun

There is plenty to keep the whole family entertained, find out more here

What’s on

Scratch the surface and there is an awful lots going on in Exeter. Theatre, live music, cinema, events, comedy, film festivals, arts and crafts classes and workshops abound. A culture vulture can be very happy in Exeter.

Visit our what’s on page for more activities and events in Exeter

Exeter Trails

Do you know about Exeter Trails? There are some seriously beautiful maps of the city on the website which can be downloaded for free. Each is hand-drawn and themed, helping you to discover delicious foodie places, cool cafes with seriously good coffee, antiques, boutiques, craft and new pursuits. It’s a gem. Click here to find out more


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