Explore in Exeter

With the longer, brighter days ahead, there’s even more time to explore Exeter. From sightseeing and shopping, to eating out or discovering somewhere new, it’s the ideal time to explore the city.

Shop til you drop

When it comes to retail therapy, Exeter delivers! Now, we love a High-Street retailer as much as the next person but a staycation shopping trip really isn’t complete without an explore of Exeter’s brilliant boutiques. So next time you’re shopping in Exeter, 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!

Go off the beaten track

If you’re a regular visitor to the city, then you will no doubt have your favourite spot for lunch or to take the kids when its raining. We’ve put together a list of hidden gems that are definitely worth exploring this Spring. Read more…

Family fun

You’ll find plenty of things to see and do in Exeter for the young and young at heart including with several family friendly attractions and activities. Read more here

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.


Scratch the surface and Exeter has an awful lot going on. Theatre, live music, cinema, events, comedy, film festivals, arts and crafts classes and workshops abound. A culture vulture can be very happy in Exeter. Click here to see the latest list of what’s on in exeter.

Dine out

Restaurants, bars, street food and indie producers can be found in every corner of the city and with somewhere new popping up most weeks, Exeter is nothing short of a foodie haven! Check out our full list of places eat here

Head out into our wonderful city and go discover…. Enjoy!


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