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Exeter Cathedral

1 The Cloisters | Exeter, Devon, Exeter EX1 1HS, England
+44 1392 285983
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Ranked #3 of 37 Attractions in Exeter
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Cultural
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Owner description: 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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Torquay, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I took an elderly friend to Exeter catherdral for his birthday (he is 81 and struggles to walk long distances). All staff were amazing and they gave us a discount on the audio tours. They even let my friend barre dean say a small prayer for the comrades he lost during WW2 when he served as a bombadier in Cyprus.... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

Great place to visit, steeped in history, well worth a look around. You don't have to be religious to appreciate what the cathedral has to offer.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Awe! I spent a couple of hours here and it's one the best hours i have ever spent in my life. Serene, calm in the center of beautiful Exeter.

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Stbalbans
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Just wanted to go in and light a candle for my son in heaven but was told I would have to pay £6 to enter. Unfortunately I didn't have £6 so couldn't go in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 NEW

We attended the Bach Advent Cantatas at Exeter Cathedral to acoustics are fantastic and the architecture superb

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Bristol
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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

We visited and spent a couple of hours in this great historic and religious building. The guide was good and guides were helpful. Lovely and peaceful in places and, an added bonus, they were re-tuning the organ while we were there!!! The shop is very good as is the café. There is a lovely Christmas Market in the Cathedral Green... More

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Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Really enjoyed our visit and the audio tour was essential to gain the most out of your visit. It is a stunning building steeped in history and set in a lovely location in the city

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We decided that breakfast in the Cathedral would be preferable to that of our hotel and weren't disappointed. Excellent setting, superb value and prompt service. The crockery needs replacing but otherwise couldn't fault it.

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Mons, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The cathedral is very beautiful on the outside and if you like this one, you should go and visit the smaller version in the village of Ottery St. Mary, about 20 minutes drive. I say its beautiful on the outside only because this time I didn't go inside. I had been inside many years ago but have been to hundreds... More

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Bicester
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The cathedral is a beautiful building steeped in history and all around the area are little plaques set in the footpath with historic facts. The building surrounding the cathedral are traditional black and white timber buildings and some lovely cafes and tea rooms nearby. All within easy walking distance of the Exeter Central railway station.

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