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Exeter Castle

Address: Castle Street | Castle Street, Exeter EX4 3PU, England
Phone Number: +44 7786 178983
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Ranked #24 of 37 Attractions in Exeter
Type: Castles, Cultural
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Owner description: Exeter's Premier Wedding & Conference Venue. One of Devon's most spectacular wedding venues situated in the heart of Exeter City Centre. Exeter Castle is licensed for both marriages & civil partnerships making your special day truly magical. With architecture dating back to 1068, Exeter Castle provides an outstanding setting for anyone's special day. This newly renovated historical gem is a venue that no guest will ever forget. Admire the views from The Terrace Rooms, dine in The Ballroom, or prepare in the Bridal Rooms. Exeter Castle is the most unique and luxurious event space that Exeter has to offer. Exeter Castle is also the ideal City Centre location providing convenient spacious rooms for your meeting or conference event. Our Events Manager will guide you through the options prior to your event and will explain how Exeter Castle can support you in providing a professional and enjoyable day. We work with many suppliers to ensure you receive the best facilities and equipment available so that your guests leave the venue with fond memories of their time at Exeter Castle.

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Skegness, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
25 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Sadly you can only walk around the outside of Exeter Castle as the inner part is now privately owned and used for functions. However the castle walls and gardens are well worth a stroll and keep your eye out for the interesting plaques and the statues in the Garden. A shame that the Castle is only a ruin now as... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

We had our wedding at Exeter Castle and it was fantastic. Alice and the team were alwys on hand for any questions or requests - which made our lives easier organising the wedding long-distance! All our guests raved about the venue and the toilets went down a storm! Super place with now amazing memories for us - would reccommend to... More

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Exeter_Castle, Manager at Exeter Castle, responded to this review

Dear Joanne, Thank you for the feedback on TripAdvisor, it really is appreciated. We are so pleased you enjoyed your special day at Exeter Castle and glad we were able to help and advise with your preparations. Wishing you all the best for the future. Warm regards from the Exeter Castle Team. More

Truro, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

We went for a little walk around the castle ruins and it was really peaceful and beautiful. There were lots of birds and squirrels and great set of flowers. Worth visiting.

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cardiff, south wales
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

My son got married here and it was a fantastic venue. Easy reach of Exeter town for guests and the different rooms they had use of we're brilliant. The building was lovely and the quirky toilets that used to be jail cells were a real talking point. Highly recommended.

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Sudbury,ON
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136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

As you approach the Castle from Castle St, take a moment to read the memorial plaque to the Bideford "Witches", temperance Lloyd, Susannah Edwards, and Mary Trembles, the last 3 victims of King James I, who were tried in the Castle and hanged in Heavitree in 1682. The Caste, originally built as a roman fortress, was the scene of many... More

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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30 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Just off the main shopping street called High Street. Turn into Cadtle street and you'll see it at the top of the slope. Just a ruin, not much to see. You can do the city wall tour that ajoins the castle.

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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

The site is very interesting and also there is a plaque to commemorate the last witches who were hanged in Exeter. The gate is very interesting in as much as it was built by the Romans using Saxon builders.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

My friend just got married at Exeter castle and wow what a party we had!! Such a great venue for a wedding and really friendly staff - PERFECT!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012

The Cold Play Concert in support of Mencap, was fantastic, a super group playing in the majesty of a Castle. The best concert ever.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2012

I recently attended a corporate drinks and canapes party in the beautiful Terrace Court Rooms. We were met by friendly girls handing out an abundance of delicious nibbles and the champagne was flowing. The venue was grand and perfect for our event. Im going to recommend it as a wedding venue to my friends. Thank you

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