As you walk along the cobbled streets of Exeter, your stomach growling hungrily, you turn into Gandy Street. The weather has cleared at last but the walkway is still shining with rain. Window displays of gift shops and jewellers sparkle with their array of treasures, tempting you… But you wander past…
This is the heart of the independent shop of Exeter, its vibe is exciting, exuberant, and almost…magical.
You can hear the laughter of staff and patrons of a nearby restaurant, and the sumptuous smells wafting out of the doors of The Cauldron Inn are calling you…
Making your way through the doors you are met with a warmth and glow from the floating candles, and the rich smells of the patrons’ food makes your mouth water.
Along the walls you spy portraits of recognisable characters… Did that one just move? You swear that wizard just winked at you.
Quotes and lines from your favourite Harry Potter books adorn the walls, sparking memories of your most treasured Potter moments…
“But you know, happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.”
Warm, happy, and comfortable at last, you sit with your friends to feast on all The Cauldron Inn provides.
The Cauldron Inn welcomes all witches, wizards, and muggles from the 23rd of August 2017.
Find your way to Gandy Street, Exeter, with this handy map (right), and don’t forget your wand!
Keep your eyes open for a peak inside the inn and a review from us when it is open…
Laugharne is steeped in history, and was well before Thomas decided to reside there. It has a castle that dates back to the 1100s, laid siege by Cromwell in the 1600s but still standing in ruinous form today. The town also contains many fine examples of Georgian townhouses and is home to the Laugharne Corporation, the last surviving medieval corporation in the UK.
It is however, best known for being the home of Dylan Thomas and the town is scattered with landmarks connected to the author, from the boathouse, to his writing shed, the castle gazebo where he and Richard Hughes wrote together, the Dylan Thomas birthday walk, inspired by Poem in October, and his final resting place.
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