Tourist information centres

15:36 27 April 2010

Whether you are a local or a visitor, you can be sure of the best advice at East Devon's Tourist Information Centres (TICs). TICs are run by friendly, experienced staff who know the local area really well and often have extra knowledge you won't find in guide books. The centres don't just provide information, they also offer a wide range of services, and are able to help you with:
  • Where to stay - all TICs can book accommodation
  • Places to visit throughout the whole area
  • What's on - they all maintain a diary of local events
  • Where to eat and drink

Most TICs can offer:

  • Information on holidays throughout Britain.
  • Sale of tickets for local events or for local and even London theatres
  • Public transport information, timetables and maps
  • Guided walks and tours

Listed below are the telephone numbers and opening hours of the TICs in East Devon:


Old Court House, Church Street
Tel: (01297) 34386
May-Sept: Mon-Fri: 10am-3pm, Sat: 10am-1pm, Apr-Sep. (closed Bank Holidays)
April: every day except Sunday: 10am-1pm.
October: every day except Sunday: 10am-1pm.
Winter: Mon, Thurs, Fri: 10am-1pm

Budleigh Salterton

Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton
Tel: (01395) 445275
Easter-End Oct: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm. Sundays during July: 12midday-4pm.
Winter: Mon-Thurs, Sat: 10am-1pm, Fri: 10am-4pm

Exeter Visitor Information & Tickets (formerly Exeter Tourist Information Centre)

Dix's Field, Princesshay, Exeter EX1 1GF
Tel: 01392 665700
Fax: 01392 665260
Web: and

Exeter Quay House Visitor Centre

Exeter Quay, Exeter
Tel: (01392) 271611.
April-Oct: daily: 10am-5pm.
Nov-March: Sat and Sun: 11am-4pm.
Also open during the week of spring half term.


Manor Gardens, Alexandra Terrace
Tel: (01395) 222299
May-Sep: Mon-Sat 10am-5pm except Tuesday: 10am-4pm.
Oct-Apr: Mon-Sat 10am-2pm.


Lace Walk Car Park,
Tel/Fax: (01404) 43716
Apr-Oct: Mon-Fri 10am-4pm; Sat 10am-4pm.
Winter: Mon-Sat: 10am-2pm

Lyme Regis

Guildhall Cottage, Church Street
Tel (01297) 442138.
April-Oct: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm Sunday: 10am-4pm.
Nov-March: Mon-Sat: 10am-3pm Sunday: Closed

Ottery St Mary

10b, Broad Street,
Tel/Fax: (01404) 813964
April 1-Nov 5: Mon-Fri: 9.30am-5pm and Saturday mornings 10am-1pm July-Oct inclusive.
Nov 6-March 31: Mon-Fri: 9.30am-2pm Thur afternoon open to 4.30pm, Saturday mornings 10am-1pm


The Underfleet, off Harbour Road Tel: (01297) 21660.
Apr-June and Sep-Oct inc: Open daily 10.30am-3.30pm. Thur and Sun closed.
Jul and Aug: Every day 10am-5pm, Mon to Sat, and Sunday 10am-2pm.
Nov and Dec: 11am-2pm, closed Sun and Thur


Ham Lane, Tel: (01395) 516441.
May 1-July 31: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm.
Aug: Mon-Sat: 10am-6pm, Sun: 10am-5pm.
Sept 1-Oct 31: Mon-Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 10am-4pm
Mar 1-April 30: Mon-Thurs: 10am-4pm, Fri & Sat: 10am-5pm, Sun: 10am-1pm
Nov 1-Feb 28: Mon-Sat: 10am-1.30pm


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