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Address: 1 The Cloisters | Exeter, Devon, Exeter EX1 1HS, England
Phone Number: +44 1392 285983
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Sun 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Description: Exeter Cathedral is one of the oldest and most beautiful Cathedrals in...
Exeter Cathedral is one of the oldest and most beautiful Cathedrals in England. Located in the centre of the city, there has been a Cathedral on the present site for nearly one thousand years.
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A beautiful gothic cathedral

The Cathedral is filled with light, has medieval stained glass, superb tombs and misericords, a stunning Bishop's Chair and welcoming friendly staff. Also an excellent shop. The... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
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Headcorn Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

The Cathedral is filled with light, has medieval stained glass, superb tombs and misericords, a stunning Bishop's Chair and welcoming friendly staff. Also an excellent shop. The building is filled with a sense of peace as well as history. I loved it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We are local residents and could not believe it when looking across the Cathederal Green to see a coffee hut has been aloud to be placed in between the stone walls on the most visible side of the building . Yesterday the coffee shop was open and they had lots of aluminium tables and chairs there too . Am stunned... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

Somewhile since visiting this lovely cathedral and first time for a Service. We chose the 10.00 Sung Eurcarist to hear the choir. It was perfect with the sounds vibrating through the lovely stone building If nearby try to go and get the feelings op repose, Whatever ones faith or maybe none you will not

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Teignmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

Having been to a Christmas carol concert here in December we returned for a further visit recently. The acoustics were excellent for the concert and the lighting showed up the wonderful vaulted roof. Although not the biggest cathedral in this country it is certainly one of the most beautiful. The many interesting artifacts and historical items are fascinating and the... More 

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Bexhill, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

A beautiful cathedral, quite small compared to others we visited but still magnificent. We were lucky to visit when a local choir were having their rehearsals. Listening to the singing was lovely whilst walking through the cathedral. Entry price was reasonable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015 NEW

Vicar was charming with a great sense of humour. Hymns were cleverly chosen and linked to tell a great set of stories. I'm not religious but got quite emotional.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 NEW

Great value at £16 for two adults and one student. The free guide was more than adequate to get a handle on the key features. We all enjoyed the visit which was enhanced by the University Choir practising for their evening concert. Do go and see.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful still with a lot of constructions. But it's a nice place to visit . We had a gendleman telling everything about the cathedral but we has waiting for someone to play but didn't happend but I like it

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Exeter Cathedral is a very impressive building with some parts still standing that were built in the Norman period. There is a charge to enter the cathedral as a tourist, but it is definitely worth it as it is as beautiful inside as it is out and has the longest arched roof in Britain I believe. The cathedral has been... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Came for evensong service at four pm Saturday. The quality of the choir and music was fantastic. Even if you have no faith you would be inspired by the majesty of this building

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