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15 05, 2021

Quick Guide to Pubs Past & Present

By |2021-05-16T13:48:55+01:00May 15th, 2021|

Quick Guide to Pubs Past and Present Topsham pubs have always offered a warm welcome to travellers.  In the eighteenth century there were over 40 of them, reflecting the rough and ready seaport Topsham was back then.  In the late 1900s, Exeter University students did the ‘Topsham Ten’ pub crawl as a rite of passage. You can’t drink a pint in ten pubs any more, let alone forty, but you can follow a trail of buildings that were once inns and public houses.  Not quite a pub [...]

11 05, 2021

Sing it Out! – Topsham’s Going Green

By |2021-05-11T21:36:17+01:00May 11th, 2021|

Sing it Out - Topsham's Going Green! Topsham is boosting its green credentials by encouraging people to take reusable cups to local cafes - and there’s even a song created to celebrate the initiative. Residents and visitors in Topsham buy an estimated 10,000 takeaway drinks weekly during the busiest times of the year, with most of those single-use cups ending up in bins and then in landfill or incinerated. Now people are being encouraged to either bring their own reusable cup or buy a stylish and eco-friendly Love Topsham [...]

4 04, 2021

It’s ‘Open’ Season in Topsham … at last!

By |2021-04-07T14:34:53+01:00April 4th, 2021|

One of Devon’s most beautiful locations is raring to go on April 12 as government guidelines allow its legendary selection of independent shops, cafes and restaurants to return to serving visitors and residents. Topsham will be back with a vengeance, boasting: over 40 independent outlets ranging from artisan food shops, a florist, bookshop and antique centre, to kitchen and homewares, gift shops, and boutiques; many popular hairdressers, beauticians and therapists more than 15 restaurants, pubs and cafes: many have outdoor dining including some with stunning views of the Exe [...]

26 03, 2021

Topsham reaches Top 10 Places to Live

By |2021-03-26T15:22:00+00:00March 26th, 2021|

Topsham is one of the best places to live in the UK - and that’s official! The town has had the honour of making it into the prestigious Sunday Times Best Places list, one of only two locations in Devon to make the grade. Judges selected this year’s entries for the sought-after league table on the basis of how beautiful the location was, the quality of local services and amenities, and how well the area worked for its community during the pandemic. The newspaper celebrates Topsham’s traditional qualities of [...]

11 03, 2021

Topsham this Easter

By |2021-03-31T22:37:54+01:00March 11th, 2021|

Hop To It! Topsham's the place to be at Easter Topsham is the place to celebrate Easter - and this year there’s eggstra fun in store for all ages … Look out for seasonal takeaway treats from the town’s array of pretty independent cafes and restaurants, while there’s also a full programme of special Easter events and ideas. Topsham’s scrumptious cafes and food shops have pulled out all the stops. For example Topsham Cakes (by Route 2 Cafe) is selling traditional Simnel Loaf Cakes and fun Easter Cupcakes. And [...]

9 03, 2021

Pit stop Topsham

By |2021-03-23T16:25:20+00:00March 9th, 2021|

Cornwall - it’s lovely isn’t it? The coves, the coastal path, the mystique and history of smugglers and tin miners, and of course the very 21st century foodie destinations. But from London, or the Midlands, let alone anywhere further north, the beautiful county of Cornwall is … well … it’s a bit far, isn’t it? So here’s an idea. Why not stop off - for an hour or two, or even overnight - in a place that’s just as lovely, steeped in history and charm, where you can break [...]

22 02, 2021

February News: Feeling Tip-top?

By |2021-02-22T14:13:03+00:00February 22nd, 2021|

A huge welcome to our latest newsletter, dedicated to feeling your best even at the worst of times. Topsham is heaving with inspiring people and things to help. We've got a few words from Dr Kate, a whole host of ideas of ways to improve your health, plus the latest foodie news from around Topsham! Sit back with a glass of something medicinal, click here and discover how to enhance your health and knowledge of Topsham. Please note: The Galley's lunch offering is actually a takeaway not 'cook [...]

9 02, 2021

Topsham Ways to Wellbeing

By |2021-07-09T20:11:44+01:00February 9th, 2021|

Topsham Ways to Wellbeing Thinking about how to take better care of yourself? Topsham has it covered! With challenges to our health and wellbeing as we juggle keeping fit, working and caring for others, it’s good to know there’s an abundance of wellness resources and ideas in our beautiful estuary town. "There has never been a more important time to look after ourselves holistically. Conventional NHS care is there for any worrying symptoms but distress is also a valid reason to be in touch. Doctors know that [...]

26 01, 2021

Valentine’s – Topsham style

By |2021-02-01T14:23:01+00:00January 26th, 2021|

Whether your perfect Valentine celebration is a special meal, an exchange of gifts or a romantic walk in a beautiful place, Topsham has it all in one unique waterside location. And our independent shops, cafes and restaurants are ready to make it a beautiful day for the one you love. If you want a special gift or card - the kind you won’t usually see online - we have an abundance of fabulous shops: many offer deliveries, collection by appointment, mail order and gift vouchers. From snug cashmere wraps [...]

19 01, 2021

January News: Lifting Life Under Lockdown

By |2021-01-21T08:18:56+00:00January 19th, 2021|

The combination of winter and lockdown makes it tough for everyone but there really are reasons to be cheerful this February. For example, Topsham's restaurants have risen to the challenge and are offering takeaways and meals to cook at home. Plus, the Love Topsham team is preparing a raft of activities for Spring onwards, aimed at bringing all parts of the community together in a Covid-safe way, and boosting our shops, cafes, restaurants and businesses of all kinds when hopefully the town begins to reopen. Click here to read more.

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