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Visit Exeter Guide

By August 31, 2016January 26th, 2021Local Authority News, Member News & Updates

Dear Exeter business,


We are working on the 2017 Visit Exeter Official City Guide, to promote the city as a vibrant, modern and cultural place to visit for a day visit or a short break


There is the opportunity to place a paid for advert within the Exeter Official City Guide to promote your business to the 2.2 million visitors to Exeter. This will be the only comprehensive guide for people looking for ideas for places to stay, places to visit, things to do, shopping inspiration, where to eat and drink in Exeter and the surrounding area.  The 2017 guide will be designed using new branding developed by BelieveIn, who are based in Exeter.   


The Exeter Official City Guide will be launched December 2016, will be A5 in size and printed full colour throughout. 140,000 copies of the guide will be printed and distributed to key sites and entry points across the entire South West region between December 2016 and December 2017. Key pick up points will include TICs, service stations, supermarkets, holiday centres, caravan parks, hotels & guesthouses, leisure & entertainment venues, airports, visitor attractions, pubs, cafes, restaurants and bus and rail stations.


The Exeter Official City Guide will be promoted through local media, and also taken to a number of major events and exhibitions held within Exeter, London and overseas. 


The Exeter Official City Guide will feature as a digital brochure on and .  Hard copies of the Exeter Official City Guide will also be available on request from these websites and direct from Exeter Visitor Information & Tickets in the city centre; and the Custom House Visitor Centre on Exeter’s Quayside.  To view a digital version of the current Visit Exeter Official City Guide 2016, click here: –  


Advertisers in the Exeter Official City Guide will also benefit from regular posts and tweets on Facebook: Visit Exeter and Twitter: Visit_Exeter


As well as booking an advert in the Exeter Official City Guide, all advertisers can submit a special offer/added value offer to feature on an exclusive voucher page for no extra cost. All Exeter based businesses featured in the Guide will also be entitled to a free basic listing on There is also the opportunity to upgrade to an enhanced website listing, plus additional website advertising opportunities.


If you would like to book an advert within the Exeter Official City Guide and need help with artwork, we can offer a very affordable and professional design service as shown on the booking form. Alternatively we can accept print ready artwork directly from you.


To make sure your business is promoted in Exeter's Official City Guide, please return the booking form by Monday 31 October 2016. PLEASE NOTE THAT BUSINESSES WHO BOOK BEFORE 31 AUGUST WILL RECEIVE A 10% EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT. Prices start from as little as £150 + VAT (£135 + VAT if booked before 31 August).


If you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact me.  I look forward to hearing from you, and promoting your business in the 2017 Visit Exeter Official City Guide.


Kind regards,

Debbie Lewis

Tourism Promotion & Support Officer



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