EBAC is a proactive partnership scheme dedicated to combating increasing rates of business crime and anti-social behaviour within Exeter city centre. The partnership was established in March 2006 between the businesses, Exeter City Council and Devon & Cornwall Police; the scheme enables businesses to coordinate intelligence, pool resources & information and target communal action against individuals.
Best Bar None is a national scheme supported by the Home Office and aimed at promoting responsible management and operation of alcohol licensed premises. It was piloted in Manchester in 2003 and found to improve standards in the night time economy, with premises now competing to participate. It has since been adopted by 100 towns and cities across the UK and is now taken up internationally.
A one-stop shop for information on places to visit in Exeter, transport and other local facilities as well as tickets for events at the Exeter Northcott, the Corn Exchange and other local events. Exeter Visitor Information also offers an accommodation booking service, tickets for National Express and a wide range of local books, maps and souvenirs.
Operating throughout the year except Christmas Day and Boxing Day, our free guided walking tours are the perfect way to explore Exeter. No booking is required, simply choose a tour, meet your Red Coat Guide and spend 90 minutes discovering Exeter. Tours begin outside the Royal Clarence Hotel in Cathedral Yard, or from the Custom House (Quayside).
Exeter Chamber of Commerce has been representing, informing and helping local businesses for decades and currently have close to 500 companies in our membership directory. We provide a focal point for industry and commerce in much of Devon and are committed to providing a voice for those businesses with our connections at local, regional and national government levels.
Exeter Chamber has a wide range of members trading not just locally, but worldwide and a full programme of events is organised and a practical sign-posting service is offered to members and commercial enquirers.
Exeter Trails are a collection of 5 hand drawn maps, depicting over 100 of the fantastic independent shops and cafes that the city has to offer. Launched in 2013 after the success of the ‘Christmas Shopping Trail’ initiative, Exeter Trails hopes to highlight and support Exeter’s wonderful independent shopping scene. The maps were illustrated by local artist Phillip Harris, and can be picked up, for free, all across the city.
Head to the Visit Exeter website to find out what to see and do across the rest of the city. Exeter’s quayside is a hub of activity, with riverside walks, cycle and canoe hire, as well as numerous eateries where you can sit and watch the world go by. Discover independent shopping in Magdalen Road, just a short walk from the city centre, or head to the maritime town of Topsham for an eclectic cluster of specialist shops and fine restaurants in picturesque winding streets