Our favourite things to do

  • Here’s a few recommendations from our team at Southernhay House of our favourtie things to see and do.

    Noga recommends:

    • Mokko –  for interior design, off the wall gifts and alternative essentials, in the quirky Gandy Street – 15 minutes from SH.
    • Lorna Ruby  – for fashion with a twist, just off Cathedral Close – 10 minutes from SH.
    • Hyde and Seek – for arty gifts with a personal touch in Paris Street – 10 minutes from SH.
    • Lotus Lofts Yoga Centre – for the best and most personal drop-in yoga classes in Exeter – 3 minutes from SH.

    Sally recommends:

    • The Phoenix Arts Centre – where mainstream meets alternative in the heart of Exeter city – 15 minutes from SH.
    • The Cavern – for live gigs from some of Exeter’s finest local indie bands – 20 minutes from SH.
    • The BikeShed Theatre – for independent and often experimental theatre productions and a down to earth bar and pie shop – 20 minutes from SH.

    Paulie recommends:

    Deborah recommends:

    • TOPOS art space project where you can find contemporary arts projects displayed and curated by local talent – 15 minutes from SH.
    • Brook Gallery and Consultancy where Angela will take you through the 20th century and contemporary prints for sale – 5 minutes from SH.
    • Maker Maker is just one of the independent and unusual shops in nearby Magdalen Road, with a fine collection of ukuleles and found objects – 15 minutes from SH.