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Plan Your Stay in Exeter

Make it a memorable break and enjoy some of Devon's local events.

From nights at the theatre to a day out wandering around the gardens, there are lots of things that you can dive into on your trip. Take a look at what's happening over the next couple of months and see what you could get up to on your next Devon break. 

RHS Glow
RHS Glow at Rosemoor 2023
RHS Garden Rosemoor lights up with vibrant colours and floral splendour this festive season. The event showcases the garden's stunning features and carefully curated collections in a new and mesmerising light, creating a unique and immersive experience for all who attend.
Couple shopping in Christmas Market
Exeter Christmas Market
Make it a day out to remember at Exeter Cathedral's Christmas Market. With twinkling lights, festive chalets, local gifts and produce, bars, street food and so much more, you will be sure to get in the festive spirit when visiting.
Polar Express
The Polar Express Tram Ride
Take a once-in-a-lifetime to the "North Pole" as you become a part of everyone's favourite Christmas film. Sing along to all the songs; indulge in delicious hot chocolates & cookies, and don't forget to wear those pyjamas!
powderham castle
Christmas at The Castle
Come and experience the Christmas magic at Powderham Castle this Christmas for their annual light trail and show. Their spectacular light trail and show allows you to explore the castle grounds and buildings in a way you’ve never seen before.
festive afternoon tea
Festive Afternoon Teas
Enjoy an extra special Christmas treat as you indulge in our festive afternoon tea. Snuggle up and enjoy a selection of festive-themed finger sandwiches, freshly baked homemade scones, pastries and cakes all served with a pot of freshly brewed tea or coffee.
Christmas Shopping at Westpoint
Westpoint Christmas Shopping Fayre
Each year, a wonderfully varied group of exhibitors gathers from distant places to join in. Together, they turn Westpoint into a treasure trove of delightful gift concepts and necessary Christmas products.
Devon Hotel Regency Suite Dining Area Decorated for Christmas
Christmas Party Nights
Whether it’s your office party, family get together or you just want to get merry during the most wonderful time of year, then look no further than The Devon Hotel. We have everything you need for a good night!
festive carvery table
Festive Lunches
Christmas is all about rejoicing with loved ones, being merry and eating delicious food and we have all that and more at The Devon Hotel. This South Devon gem is perfect for your festive occasion, whether it’s work colleagues looking back on the year, friends and family catching up before the madness of Christmas or you just want to celebrate the most wonderful time of year.
couple doing christmas shopping
Magdalen Road Christmas Fair
This year's Magdalen Road Christmas Fair will take place on Saturday 2nd December. Enjoy an evening filled with great food, Christmas presents and music.
babbacombe model village
Christmas Illuminations at Babbacome Model Village
Enjoy all that the village has to offer along with some delightful miniature seasonal scenes as the little folk celebrate Christmas this year at Babbacome model village.
Devon Hotel Victoria Suite Decorated for Christmas
Festive Dinners
If you’re looking for the ultimate Christmas dinner with all your loved ones, join us for an array of festivities. Whether it’s an impromptu get together with a couple of friends, or a work party looking to end the year with a bang, whatever the occasion our festive menus offer an array of locally sourced Christmas cuisine.
Merry go round at circus
Christmas Circus
Exeter's Christmas Circus brings joy and wonder to audiences of all ages. Held at Greendale Farm Shop in Exeter, this enchanting event transforms the city into a magical winter wonderland.
Devon Hotel Restaurant Dining Christmas Crackers on Table with Place Setting
Christmas & Boxing Day Lunch
Nothing beats a delicious Christmas or Boxing Day lunch made for you - our Carriages Brasserie Restaurant is perfect for the big day. Enjoy delicious food, luxury surroundings and attentive service in the warmth and comfort of The Devon Hotel.
Devon Hotel Carriages Restaurant Decorated for Christmas with New Years Balloon
New Year's Eve Extravaganza
Gather friends and family as you kick start the new year with a bang with our New Year's Eve Extravaganza. Our black-tie dinner and dance has something for everyone, enjoy champagne on arrival, 7-course dinner including our seafood buffet, and our resident DJ who will really get the party started.
Solider and UK Flag
80th Anniversary of D-Day
In 1944, the stunning coastal landscapes between the Northam Burrows and Woolacombe in North Devon played a vital role in preparing troops for the Allied invasion of Normandy since the terrain closely resembled the French coastline they were destined for.

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