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!

Estuary Views

Sit at the quay and enjoy take away food from one of the town’s eateries, whilst watching the boats bobbing by.


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 outside one of the local pubs or from buskers in town whilst enjoying a well-earned drink after a day of shopping and sightseeing.


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

Topsham Trails

Pick up a Topsham Trail leaflet from outside Topsham Museum and learn about the town’s maritime heritage and fascinating architecture. (The Museum is unfortunately closed for th remainder of 2020).


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


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


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


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

Love Topsham card