Looking to spend some time in Topsham? You won’t be disappointed.

Watch the world go by from one of its many cafés; take a river stroll; enjoy the wonderful shopping; or why not a bowl of local Exe mussels and a pint whilst enjoying the view. Visit the drop down bar on the HOME page for more details. In the meantime, we’ve highlighted a few ideas here for you:

Please note: some of these activities are seasonal, so do check opening times on our suggestions before you head off!

Take the ferry

Take the ferry and cruise across the estuary to The Turf Hotel and enjoy a pint and lunch along with spectacular views.


Wander along the circular route from Fore Street, down to the Strand, along the famous Goat Walk, past the nature reserve and then back along Monmouth Street.


Listen to live music at one of the local pubs whilst enjoying a well-earned drink after a day of sightseeing.


Explore one of the best places in Devon for bird watching at Bowling Green Marsh


Visit Topsham Museum and learn about the town’s maritime heritage and fascinating architecture.


Bring your own bikes or hire them to cycle along the Exe Estuary Trail following the Exe through Lympstone and on to Exmouth and the sea.


Browse the three floors of Topsham Quay Antique Centre, the riverside warehouse on the quayside and pick up some interesting pieces for your home


Eat at one of the many cafes, pubs or restaurants along Fore Street or overlooking the estuary.


Shop along Fore Street, Topsham’s main street full of independent shops, restaurants and cafés. Don’t forget to pick up your Love Topsham card.


Take the family to the heated outdoor pool for the afternoon, just next to Matthews Hall.


Find some crafts and local produce at Topsham’s Saturday indoor market in Matthews Hall.

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