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Exeter Cathedral

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Address: 1 The Cloisters | Exeter, Devon, Exeter EX1 1HS, England
Phone Number: +44 1392 285983
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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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Exeter cathedral is a beautiful building, surrounded by lovely grounds and a few nice cafes and bars. A very good shopping centre just around the corner as well. Well worth I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 1, 2015
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Redhill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

Exeter cathedral is a beautiful building, surrounded by lovely grounds and a few nice cafes and bars. A very good shopping centre just around the corner as well. Well worth I visit.

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Southampton
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Step 1. Go to the tourist information, and get an Exeter Cathedral leaflet. It has a 'two for one' voucher inside, which will save you the £6 entry fee for one of you. Step 2. Take your time to have a good look round. Its an old and impressive cathedral, incredibly high ceiling for the age, amazing bosses, windows and... More 

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Dorset
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6 reviews 6 reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Beautifully sung, movingly read, a chance to 'be still and know that I am God'. Thank you Vicky and the team.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Exeter Cathedral was beautiful inside with plenty to look at and enjoy, also surrounded by the cathedral green with many nice cafes and restaurants and 2 mins from the city centre.

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Curry Rivel, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

I used to love walking past here at nighttime, when it's all lit-up. Exeter's a very nice city in general to just walk around. I never got bored once while I was a student there. The cathedral is very pretty, and worth a look around.

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

It was a beautiful day and tge cathedral was a haven of cool and quiet. It us very spiritual. A lovely place to visit

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Helston, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

The architecture was stunning, it is difficult to understand how such skill was achieved with the limited tools available. If you are in Exeter don't miss this wonderful building.

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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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83 reviews 83 reviews
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119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

They charge you to get into the Cathedral, and it doesn't cost any extra to take the tour. And it is a very interesting, informative, and funny (if you get the same woman I got) and you'll get a lot more out of the visit by taking it. Lots of interesting info.

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London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Exeter Cathedral is a truly wonderful place to visit. It has many monuments of note including several unique Tudor tombs which are impressively ornate. One of the Cathedral's greatest treasures is the astronomical clock which is a rare survivor from the 15th century. This fabulous clock has an interesting history including the fact that the nursery rhyme 'Hickory Dickory Dock'... More 

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Peacehaven
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Visited this amazing cathedral on a recent break and it didn't disappoint. For a cathedral the entrance fee was very reasonable and I gift aided my entrance which means I get return free entrance for a year! The interior of the cathedral is awe inspiring. I took an audio guide, £1.50 extra, and wondered round. The audio guide took about... More 

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