Plenty to do


The Puffing Billy is conveniently located in Exton, with plenty of activities for families and individuals alike. Check out our selection of top attractions and places to stay near the pub below.

Exton Village Hall


Exon Village Hall is the beating heart of the village. It's available to Hire for clubs, classes, small business meetings, & children's parties etc.
Many local clubs meet there. The Exton Drama Club often produce plays & other productions for villagers & visitors to enjoy.
The Hall is just a short stroll from the Puffing Billy as both are on Station Road Exton.
All details & information for Exton Village Hall can be found on their website

Places to stay

We are surrounded by some outstanding accommodation and these are selection of recommendations

The Riverdown B&B


Jan and Tim welcome you to Riverdown Bed & Breadkfast and hope that you enjoy your stay. All rooms are newly decorated with their own facilities, TV’s and Wifi Broadband. Guest TV/Sitting Room and tea making facilities are also available to be enjoyed.


The Exe Estuary & Cycle Trail

We are lucky enough to be situated very close to Exe estuary which affords fantastic scenery and views of local wildlife. The estuary is best seen from the path or by boat. The trail begins in Exeter and finishes in either Exmouth or Dawlish. There are great places to stop along the way and plenty of train stations along the route if the return trip is too much ! More information can be found

There are plenty of shops that hire bikes and other equipment and here are some we would recommend :

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Topsham Museum



25 The Strand, Topsham, EX3 0AX

Part of the Museum's focus is on Topsham's maritime history - one particular showpiece is the River Gallery, completed in 2007, featuring unique historic river craft. Visitors can also enjoy the furnished period rooms of the original house and the Sail Loft with its historical timeline of the town's general history.

Crealy adventure park & Resort


Devon's Crealy Great Adventure Park is an award winning family attraction located just minutes from junction 30 of the M5 near Exeter. The Park has over 60 rides and attractions set in over 100 acres of glorious Devon countryside. We are proud to be a park that caters for the whole family, from the smallest children to parents and grandparents alike. There are over 100 animals, 30 outdoor attractions and a variety of other activities to choose from. With heart-stopping rides for thrill seekers to soft-play and animal petting for younger guests, Devon's Crealy is the South West's number one family day out.