Are you curious about Exeter? Looking for an activity which gets you out in the fresh air whatever the weather? Take one of our self-guided walks with a treasure hunt theme – looping around the better-known sights, as well as some of the more unusual and quirky ones, which combined make Exeter a unique and compelling city!
You’ll get everything – detailed directions, maps, clues (with answers in the back!), and salty stories about Exeter's history.
If you need some family inspiration this summer then look no further than Killerton. The Outdoor Team has created an action packed programme of weekly events for August that will inspire and entertain all members of your family. Some of these events are a first for Killerton, and the National Trust Rangers are very excited at this new opportunity to show off the wild side of the estate.
‘Try it Tuesdays’ give taster sessions of sports and activities including rock climbing, laser clay pigeon shooting, cricket, tag rugby, archery and more. You can turn up and join in any time...
Enjoy a starry night (or two) with the Countryside team at Seaton Wetlands in August
Seaton Wetlands are at their spectacular best at dusk and during the early hours of the morning, so don’t miss the chance to sleep under the stars and rise and shine with East Devon District Council’s Countryside team on Friday 7 August, starting at 5pm, for a unique camping experience.
Bring your camping kit, go on a night walk, cook over a campfire, discover the moths that live at the Wetlands, listen to stories and wake up to the dawn chorus and a sunrise breakfast.
This summer The Luna Cinema is bringing open air cinema to Powderham Castle for the first time.
Come and join us for three nights of classic cinema under the stars with a selection of iconic films on the big screen. There's a limited capacity for each screening, so book early to avoid missing out on the cinematic event of the year.
Friday 28 August - "Dirty Dancing". Starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey and boasting an iconic soundtrack, it's the perfect film for open air cinema.
Saturday 29 August - "Mamma Mia". Dress up and get ready to sing along to your...
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men are giving an action-packed production of Shakespeare’s greatest romantic comedy,’ Twelfth Night’. This is a story of love, loss, confusion with a joyous happy ending. Call 0844 249 1895 or visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk/killerton to book advance tickets.
One of Exeter’s most anticipated annual events, Big Screen In The Park celebrates its fifteenth year this August.
Taking place in Northernhay Gardens from 12-16 August, this year’s expanded anniversary event will treat locals and holidaymakers to cult classics, family favourites and new releases over five summer evenings. A unique opportunity to experience the magic of the movies in the increasingly rare 35mm format on a big 10m screen, with the illuminated Cathedral city as a stunning backdrop. Guaranteeing something for everyone, the recently announced line-up includes 80’s Bill...
Our resident dragon Dolbury has been busy hiding dragon eggs around the outdoors. We're calling on Eggsplorers to help us find them all. Keep your eyes peeled as you run through towering trees, skip along crunchy gravel paths and stop off to sniff the spring blooms. Along the way, escape the beaten track to explore hidden gems like the bear's hut, ice house and chapel. When you've found them all and solved Dolbury's riddle, enjoy your tasty Cadbury chocolate Egghead prize.