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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. 

Exeter Cathedral South Devon
Mars: War & Peace
Experience artist Luke Jerram's famous installation, Mars: War and Peace in the stunning nave of Exeter Cathedral.
Exeter Cathedral South Devon
candlelight concert with Exeter Cathedral Choir
Join Exeter’s renowned Cathedral Choir for an immersive, atmospheric candlelit performance under the awe-inspiring spectacle of Luke Jerram’s Mars: War and Peace.
2 donkeys
Drizzle's Green Guardians Easter Trail
Spring has sprung at Sidmouth Sanctuary, just in time for Easter! Discover interactive exhibitions, informative talks, scenic walks and engaging displays in their award-winning gardens and of course, hundreds of adorable donkeys to meet!
Wedding table place setting with roses and champagne
Mother's Day
Celebrate Mother's Day at The Devon Hotel this year with our exquisite 2-course dining experience in the charming Carriages Brasserie. Treat your mum this year to a memorable day filled with delicious food in a warm and comforting setting.
Merry go round at circus
Circus of Horrors - Dr Haze's Cabaret of Curiosities
The 2024 production is the ultimate tribute to Dr Haze the undead ringmaster and the creator of the Circus of Horrors who leaves behind a legacy of bizarre and daring entertainment. If ever there was a modern day Greatest Showman then surely Dr Haze would be right up amongst the front runners.
Girl celebrating Easter
Easter Eggs'tram'aganza
Hop aboard the Seaton Tramway Easter Special for a delightful spring adventure! Find Gilbert the Station Master's Goose and its Cheeky Chicks, and complete the sheet to win an Easter treat!
Easter egg on field
Canonteign Falls - Easter Fun & Discovery
Embark on an exciting Easter egg hunt amidst fairies and ferns! Explore 90 acres, seek out hidden eggs, and revel in the scenic waterfalls, serene lakes, and adventure play areas.
Easter Sunday Lunch
Hop into Easter at The Devon Hotel this year! With a fantastic 2-course Easter Sunday lunch that is sure to put a spring in your step, offering a sumptuous carvery & an array of delicious desserts.
Boats on the Shingle Beach at Beer South Devon
Brixham Pirate Festival
The annual Brixham Pirate Festival, with a crew made up of first-time brigands and buccaneers, held in Brixham, Devon takes place over the Early May Bank Holiday weekend, and is a swashbuckling mix of seaside shenanigans and pirate-themed fun for all the family.
food Festival
Salcombe Crabfest
Now in its eighth year, this action-packed charity event celebrates Salcombe's exceptional fishing and tourism industries, with an atmospheric mix of demonstrations from locally and nationally acclaimed chefs, tempting street stalls, children's entertainment, and live music.
North Devon Hospice Walk
North Devon Hospice Walk
The Brend Collection proudly serves as the headline sponsor for the North Devon Hospice Nightwalk, a vital event supporting individuals affected by life-limiting illnesses, predominantly women. This inclusive event, open to women and girls aged 11+, invites everyone to make a difference
cows at devon county show
The Devon County Show
The Devon County Show is one of the biggest events in the county calendar and is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing day out sampling the many wonders of the local countryside - from mouth-watering locally produced food, magnificent flowers and livestock.
Sidmouth jazz & Blues Festival
This year, Sidmouth is gearing up for its highly anticipated Jazz and Blues Festival, promising an electrifying celebration of music and culture.
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.
Place setting at a Wedding Reception
Father's Day Lunch
This year, we are serving up a fantastic 2-course Father's Day lunch that Dad will absolutely love. From roast beef to delightful fruity treats. We're certain that this will be something well-received this Father's Day.
Sidmouth Classic Car Show
Get ready for an impressive display of classic cars on display at Sidmouths 2024 Classic Car Show, showcasing a range of over 300 cars spanning from 1914 to 2001.

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