Outdoor Activities in Exeter

Outdoor activities in Exeter are a mix of adventure sports and some laid-back vibes amidst scenic beauty. Exeter comes with an ideal terrain and atmosphere to spend active holidays and make plenty of unforgettable memories. So, explore the wilderness of Exeter and spend some time in the lap of nature with these exciting outdoor activities Exeter has to offer. From the most adventurous experiences to the most popular ones, the following list combines it all to make sure you do not miss these unique experiences while planning a trip to Exeter.

From sunrise to sunset, let's discover the best spots for outdoor activities in Exeter:

  1. #1 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 329 itineraries
    Exeter Quay

    Tags: Outdoors, Walking Area, Restaurant, Shopping Center

    Address: Exeter quay, Haven Road, Exeter, England

    Timings: 24-hrs Details

    The Exeter Quayside, commonly known as Exeter quay is popular with locals and tourists alike for various reasons. Along with its fascinating history, this place has a lot to offer to anybody who visit...Read more

  2. #2 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 189 itineraries
    Powderham Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Castle

    Address: Powderham Castle, Kenton, Exeter, Devon

    Timings: 11:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Situated on a formerly marshy and flat ground on the west bank of the River Exe estuary, Powderham Castle is the home to the Earl and Countess of Devon. Closed for private and hired events f...Read more

  3. #3 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 143 itineraries
    Bicton Gardens

    Tags: Outdoors, Garden, Botanical Garden

    Address: East Budleigh,Budleigh Salterton, Exeter,EX9 7BJ, England

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:30 pm Details

    Spread over nearly 300 years of horticultural history, these beautiful gardens are set in a very scenic Otter Valley. Set between the ancient city of Exeter and England's Jurassic Coast World Heritage...Read more

  4. #4 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 101 itineraries
    Old Firehouse

    Tags: Food And Drinks

    Address: The Old Firehouse, 50 New North Road, Exeter, Devon

    Timings: 12:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    Leaky Cauldron`s setting in Harry potter is inspired from Old Firehouse. Need we say more? The Old Firehouse is otherwise also very popular with both students and locals alike. Due to its great atmosp...Read more

  5. #5 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 65 itineraries
    Boston Tea Party

    Tags: Food And Drinks, Cafe

    Address: 84 Queen Street, Exeter, England

    Timings: 07:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    Boston Tea Party is a modern independent British café which has managed to serve good things in lovely spaces that satisfy your tummy & warms the heart. Affordable, feel-good, ethically sou...Read more

  6. #6 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 25 itineraries
    Go Ape Haldon

    Tags: Outdoors, Forest, Play, Nature

    Address: Bullers Hill, Kennford, Exeter EX6 7XR, United Kingdom

    Timings: 09:30 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Go Ape is basically the number 1 group to offer forest activities. You can experience the Haldon Forest situated very close to Exeter by planning out your own adventure with them. You can experience T...Read more

  7. #7 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 78 itineraries
    Exeter Chiefs Rugby Union Club

    Tags: Outdoors, Sport, Play Ground, Club

    Address: Sandy Park Stadium Sandy Park Way Exeter Devon EX2 7NN

    The club was formed in 1871. The first match of Exeter Rugby Club was played against the training college (latterly St Luke’s) on October 26, 1873. Eventually, the club went on to play at the Cr...Read more

  8. #8 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 108 itineraries
    Exeter Golf And Country Club

    Tags: Outdoors, Sport, Golf Course, Club

    Address: Countess Wear, Exeter EX2 7AE, England

    Timings: 06:30 am - 10:30 pm Details

    Exeter Golf and Country Club has earned a reputation of one of the finest golf and country clubs in the South West since 1895. The Wear Park Restaurant here serves lunch and dinner. With its spec...Read more

  9. #9 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 35 itineraries
    St. Nicholas Priory

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, Monastery

    Address: The Mint, Fore St, Exeter, Devon EX4 3BL, United Kingdom

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The history of the Benedictine Priory of St Nicholas dates back to the Norman Conquest of England during the battle of Hastings in 1066. William the Conqueror had made a vow on the battlefield during ...Read more

  10. #10 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 169 itineraries
    Exeter Castle

    Tags: Outdoors, Castle, Historical Site, Nature

    Address: Castle St, Exeter, Devon EX4 3PU, United Kingdom

    Timings: 07:00 am - 11:00 pm Details

    The Castle of Exeter is located at the highest point of the city. Due to the reddish colour of the volcanic rock on which it stood, it came to be known as Rougemont Castle locally. Richard III visited...Read more

  11. #11 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 88 itineraries
    Exeter Catacombs

    Tags: Outdoors, Historical Site, Cemetery

    Address: St Bartholomew's Cemetery, Exeter, England

    Hidden under the city wall, the catacombs were meant to accommodate 1,400 coffins in every vault on each side of a central and a long passage. The coffins were made to slide into a brick lined vault w...Read more

  12. #12 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 19 itineraries
    Brook Gallery

    Tags: Art Gallery

    Address: 1 Barnfield Cres, Exeter EX1 1QT, United Kingdom

    Timings: 11:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    In 1997, the Brook Gallery came into existence. Since then it has moved from strength to strength gaining an excellent reputation across the United Kingdom. Over the time they have earned a reputation...Read more

  13. #13 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 17 itineraries
    Stone Lane Gardens

    Tags: Garden, Park

    Address: Newton Abbot, Devon, United Kingdom

    Timings: 02:00 pm - 06:00 pm Details

    “If you adore birch and alder and the wilderness areas these pioneering trees frequent then Stone Lane Gardens is not to be missed. It’s not just a National Collection, it is a reminder of...Read more

  14. #14 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 12 itineraries
    Monkey Suit

    Tags: Bar, Pubs, Entertainment, Concert

    Address: The Monkey Suit, 161 Sidwell Street, Exeter. Devon

    Timings: 04:00 pm - 11:59 pm Details

    Located in the heart of Devon's capital, Exeter, THE MONKEY SUIT is an independent and vibrant bar with an exciting friendly and chilled ethos. They have three bars over two floors, two of which are a...Read more

  15. #15 of 35 Outdoors Activities in Exeter
    - Used in 30 itineraries
    Poltimore House

    Tags: Historical Site, Architecture , Heritage Building

    Address: Poltimore House, Poltimore, Exeter, Devon EX4 0AU

    Poltimore House is of utmost importance to Exeter and Devon, historically and architecturally. It was an extremely beautiful place in 1900 and there have been various attempts to restore it to it...Read more