Welcome to Topsham

Come for a day, a week or a lifetime.

NAMED IN THE TOP 10 BEST PLACES TO LIVE 2021 by the Sunday Times

Rich in maritime history and full of independent shops and restaurants, Topsham is just four miles from Exeter, and loved by so many.

Day trippers potter around the shops, the lively Saturday market and marvel at the Estuary and Dutch style houses from days gone by. It’s easy to stay a few days too, enjoying a glass of wine at one of the pubs overlooking the boats and paddleboarders before dinner, or watching the sunset from the famous Goat Walk.

The town is well known to food lovers and you’ll see why when you spot award winning Portuguese bakers, fish restaurants and a barbeque smokehouse on your way around the streets and underway.

Residents love it too – or why would they live here? This Devon gem provides a relaxed way of living for those working in Exeter, with its vast array of clubs and classes to fill your spare time when you’re not out on the water.

Voted the Best Place to Live in the South West 2019 and in the Top 10 Places to Live in SW in 2021, the town also boasts a feisty but caring community to ensure that Topsham continues to be vibrant and thrive in changing times.

We are Love Topsham, the Community Interest Company, a not-for-profit company run entirely by volunteers that provides a rallying point for the town. Along with shop owners and residents, we make things happen and keep Topsham unique, current and so incredibly special.

Read more about our work, and the Love Topsham Card that adds a backbone to the town to support its history, businesses and residents every day.

Need a Quick Guide to Topsham?

There’s something for everyone in Topsham, simply click here

Love Topsham Shopping Bags in blue or grey?

For just £5 or £4 for Love Topsham Cardholders, you can have one of these lovely Jute Love Topsham shopping bags.

You can buy one from the following places in Topsham: Topsham Pharmacy, The Topsham Bookshop, Pawsome and CASA.

In exceptional circumstances, and providing you live in EX3, we can deliver a bag to you – just email the team here.

All proceeds go towards Love Topsham’s work in the community.

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