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Exeter Guildhall

Address: High St., Exeter, England
Phone Number: 01392-265500
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Ranked #17 of 39 Attractions in Exeter
Type: Architectural Buildings, Government Buildings, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Government Buildings, Sights & Landmarks

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Colyford, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

I see from some of the reviews that some people think they are in the Guildhall when they are in fact in the very dreary 1970's shopping mall. The Guildhall is actually a very small very old building which is accessed from the High Street and is the oldest working (I.E. still in use) Guildhall in the country. Your main... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Absolutely beautiful Cathedral but the male staff need some training in "people" skills and their attitude to the visitors.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

The guildhall does come alive over the xmas period. Especially with the world food markets and it can be an oasis of calm compared to the high street which can be manic and hectic at the best of times. The little arcades hide some lovely shops which are usually independent and so have some real gems and bargains. I just... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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117 reviews 117 reviews
29 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

the guildhall shopping centre looks tired now and the shops are all high street shops would be nice to see independent retailers

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

there are many many shops here and to be fair quite a nice atmopshere to really come and enjoy ur time if ur coming in there is car park right next to it prepare for crowds this time of year near xmas

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Bristol
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174 reviews 174 reviews
48 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

An excellent gem in the centre of Exeter. Historic, stunning and beautiful. Good information provided and the guide was good too

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

With all the proposed changes going on so close to Christmas, it's not very inviting to see so many shops closed. Whilst I understand the work has to be done, surely Christmas Trade should take priority.

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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97 reviews 97 reviews
69 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Looking at the reviews I think two places have been confused. Firstly there is a medieval Guildhall which is in excellent condition and well worth a visit. You can see the beautiful arch ceiling and carved chairs of the old Guild court where the Lord Major still sits to this day. The Guildhall is also the name of the shopping... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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107 reviews 107 reviews
45 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Guildhall is a very average shopping mall. The usual shops - Argos, Wilkinsons. Sainsbury's, Primark - you could be anywhere in the country. If you look up from the outside at the original buildings they are beautiful, but most people don't look up. It's a pity these places have not been preserved for historical interest instead of becoming shops which... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The guild hall is a lovely little shopping area ! and if you come out of there and cross the road you have the cathedral beautiful !!

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