The Globe 16th Century Coaching Inn

Topsham, Devon

The Globe is a 16th century coaching inn set in the beautiful estuary town of Topsham just four miles from Exeter City centre. Topsham has a wonderful community and village atmosphere with all the benefits of being part of the City of Exeter, it is well served by both rail and bus routes but with river trips and countryside walks on the doorstep.

The 19 boutique style, ensuite bedrooms are stylish and inviting with free WIFI connectivity thorughout. Bedrooms are located in the Inn or overlooking the outside courtyard area and each oneoffers divinely comfortable Vi-Spring beds, flat screen TV, quality toiletries, tea & coffee making facilities, telephone and hairdryers.

The Globe is a popular choice for business meetings, informal functions, family celebrations &wedding receptions. The Malt House is our private function room or for a more intimate event then the Elizabethan restaurant provides the perfect venue.

Hotel Details

The 19 boutique hotel style, en-suite bedrooms and the self-catering apartment at the Globe Inn have been tastefully refurbished. Bedrooms are located in the Inn or in the outside courtyard area and comprise contemporary and stylish en-suite, divinely comfortable Vi-Spring bed, flat-screen TV and Internet connectivity. All rooms have quality toiletries, tea and coffee making facilities, room telephone, hairdryers and free WiFi. The luxury apartment is the perfect home-from home hideaway - ideal for business or pleasure trips.

The idyllic location on the Exe Estuary is perfect for relaxing leisure breaks with quirky shops, charming cafes, river-side walks and boat-trips on the door-step. The Globe Topsham, is also popular for those looking for hotel accommodation near Exeter city centre, the University and Exeter Hospitals. Exeter shopping is only a 10 minute drive or 15 minute train journey away.

Dogs are allowed in a selection of rooms and are charged at £10 per night per dog. They ask that pets are not left unattended in the rooms.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant - Modern British
  • St Austell Brewery ales
  • 2 Ground Floor Bedrooms
  • Small Car Park
  • Meeting/Conference Room
  • Skittle Alley
  • Train & Bus - good regular service
  • Gluten Free and other diets catered for
  • Folk Club Sunday Evenings

Room Features                                        

  • Colour television in all bedrooms                                          
  • Ground floor bedrooms available              
  • Hair dryer in all bedrooms                            
  • Non smoking rooms available                            
  • Tea / coffee making facilities in all bedrooms              
  • Telephone in all bedrooms              
  • Digital TV                                                                                    
  • WiFi            

Hotel Policies

  • Check In from 3pm/ Check out 10.30am
  • Breakfast 7.30am to 10am Monday - Friday, 8am to 10am Saturday & Sunday
  • Food available 12 noon to 9.30pm Monday to Saturday, 12 noon to 9pm Sundays
  • Childrens menu and highchairs available
  • Cots and fold away beds can be hired at an additional cost
  • Dogs welcome in main bar and Garden Room area
  • Dogs welcome in courtyard bedrooms - extra charges apply                                                                                                                                                                                              

The Globe 16th Century Coaching Inn Restaurant

The Globe has an extensive menu accompanied by daily changing specials. Where possible all ingredients are grown, reared or caught locally. All the dishes are homemade by the very talented kitchen team. The wood panelled Elizabethan restaurant oozes character and provides the perfect place for dining throughout the day from hearty breakfasts to candle-lit dinners or sit back and relax in the comfortable and cosy bar with roaring log fire and enjoy freshly prepared dishes, their own Brewer & Bean specaility coffee or try their award winning St Austell Brewery Ales,


The hotel specialises in meetings, conferences and events. The dedicated events team can help you plan a business event to impress and inspire your delegates, no matter the number! Ideally situated in Topsham, near Exeter, they're close enough to the city yet in a rural location conducive to team building, business strategy and new business development. 


Just outside Exeter and close to the M5 and A30, the delightful town of Topsham is the perfect escape from the city. So you get the best of both worlds, a tranquil estuary town surrounded by gorgeous countryside, but close enough to the bright city lights of Exeter.

The pace of life in Topsham is leisurely. While the day away wondering the picturesque streets and riverbanks. Rich with history and heritage, the Dutch gables, Tudor cottages and boutique shops will keep you exploring for a good while. But if that all gets a bit strenuous you can just sit and watch the sailboats go by along the river.

Don’t miss the Saturday morning market or the famous outdoor pool. Heated to a balmy 28 degrees, it’s the perfect spot for an invigorating morning dip. 

This glorious ancient city of Exeter is just four miles away from the Globe. Immerse yourself in Exeter’s heritage as you discover the towering Exeter Cathedral, the medieval underground passages and the award-winning Royal Albert Memorial Museum.

Take one of the free guided tours with the Red Coat Guides and shop till you drop at Princesshay.