Once a shipbuilding hub, Topsham is more of a holiday destination that it is a boat building centre these days. Just three miles from Exeter, the town is popular with visitors thanks to its maritime heritage and location on the banks of the River Exe. People taking holidays in Topsham will be greeted with a welcoming atmosphere and a town rich in history. Don’t forget that it’s also close to the likes of Exmouth and Dawlish.
Why visit Topsham?
Being so close to Exeter as well as other great seaside towns in the area make Topsham the ideal base for exploring this pretty part of South Devon. It also has its own attractions too, such as a selection of specialist shops and lovely restaurants.
Things to do in Topsham:
Jump on the charming passenger ferry that leaves the town and drops you across the River Exe to enjoy some lovely walks and a delicious lunch in one of two idyllic pubs. Perhaps head into Exeter for some retail therapy or along the coast to one of the many great beaches in the area.
Why stay in a Topsham cottage?
With its great location and pretty surroundings, Topsham is a great location for your next holiday. Our fantastic selection of cottages in Topsham will mean you can relax and enjoy the best this area of glorious South Devon has to offer, no matter what you’re after. Be sure to take a look at some of the other great Devon cottages we have along this stretch of coast
Three must-see things in Topsham:
- Walk along to Bowling Green Marsh RSPB Reserve to spot a variety of local birdlife
- Close by is Powderham Castle - set in an ancient deer park, it also hosts of a selection of great festivals throughout the year
- Dine in one of the many award-winning restaurants in the town and sample some of the best food from the local area