16 09, 2020

The Student’s Guide to Topsham

By |2020-09-17T12:04:47+01:00September 16th, 2020|

The Student’s Guide to Topsham Studying in Exeter - it’s a great city isn’t it? But let’s be honest, you’ll want to experience more than the life of bars, shops and clubs. By far the most fashionable part of Exeter is Topsham, which is an easy bike ride along the canal or just a few minutes by bus or train from Exeter Central and St David’s (your nearest stations to University and Exeter College). It’s got a fabulous selection of all type of indie shops. If you're on a [...]

15 07, 2020

The Cyclist’s Guide to Topsham

By |2020-10-01T22:03:44+01:00July 15th, 2020|

The Cyclist’s Guide to Topsham When it comes to Topsham - visiting, exploring or just passing through - cycling is the only way to travel, come rain or shine, because the town has made such an effort to be bike-friendly. If you ride from Exeter, just four miles away, follow the signs to pick up South Coast National Cycle Network Route 2 - one of the prettiest such routes in the country, and soon leading you along the side of Exeter Canal towards Topsham. You can park up as [...]

14 07, 2020

The Foodie’s Guide to Topsham

By |2020-10-01T22:06:21+01:00July 14th, 2020|

The Foodie's Guide to Topsham What’s it going to be - a local hand-crimped pasty or a genuine Portuguese chorizo sandwich? Perhaps a burger made of melt-in-the-mouth smoked beef or a vegan galette hot from the griddle? You get the message, we’re sure: Topsham is a paradise for food lovers, whether it’s to buy for later, to eat-in now, or to takeaway and munch whilst overlooking the estuary. It’s under half an hour from Exeter or Exmouth by train or bus – and as soon as you arrive you’re no [...]

13 07, 2020

The Shopper’s Guide to Topsham

By |2020-10-01T22:07:41+01:00July 13th, 2020|

The Shopper's Guide to Topsham If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s that good shops - distinctive, independent ones that showcase top quality locally-sourced products - are a real joy. And so it is with Topsham, where over 40 independent stores and many more local businesses create a slice of retail heaven like nowhere else in the Exeter area. A vibrant mix of old and new independent shops, the town has its own timeless charm. Hop off the Number 57 bus or try the half-hourly train service from Exeter, and [...]

13 07, 2020

The Family-friendly Guide to Topsham

By |2020-10-01T22:09:50+01:00July 13th, 2020|

The Family-friendly Guide to Topsham Whatever the time of year, Topsham is wonderfully outdoorsy with some of its best-loved features being waterside walks and pubs, a nature reserve and green views across east Devon - so it's perfect for kids and adults alike. It’s an easy-to-reach slice of nature, a short bus or train hop from Exeter, and fascinating for children of all ages, completely safe and fully family-friendly. If you come on a Saturday watch and listen for the Town Crier delivering local news with a difference, then [...]

13 07, 2020

The History Lover’s Guide to Topsham

By |2020-10-01T22:10:56+01:00July 13th, 2020|

The History Lover's Guide to Topsham. If you love exploring the past as well as the present, Topsham is THE place to visit. Only four miles from Exeter yet feeling like a world away, this ancient estuary town has an impressive story to tell as you while away a very pleasant day out from the City. The town on the Exe estuary is easy to access by public transport as well as by car and on foot, and is best known for its fascinating maritime history. It was once [...]

13 07, 2020

The Dog Lover’s Guide to Topsham

By |2020-10-01T22:11:51+01:00July 13th, 2020|

The Dog Lover's Guide to Topsham Are you a dog owner with time on your paws? Then take the short train or bus ride from Exeter to Topsham, the historic estuary town on the River Exe. The pretty historic streets make for a perfect walk that’s stimulating for everyone on two legs and four while almost all the pubs and cafes - and there are lots of them - are enthusiastically dog-friendly. Owners can buy fresh fish and artisan cheeses or tuck into a cream tea or fish and chips while [...]

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