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Address: Castle Street | Castle Street, Exeter EX4 3PU, England
Phone Number: +44 7786 178983
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7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 7:00 am - 2:00 am
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Exeter's Premier Wedding & Conference Venue.

One of Devon's most...

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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Wall walk

There is a nice walk around the castle walls and you can see parts of the roman foundations, the castle was built upon parts of the Roman walls. There are info boards explaining... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 31, 2015
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Newton Le Willows, United Kingdom
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Newton Le Willows, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

There is a nice walk around the castle walls and you can see parts of the roman foundations, the castle was built upon parts of the Roman walls. There are info boards explaining what you can see and give a little history of the castle during its occupation.

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Thank N H
Exeter, England, United Kingdom
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196 reviews
77 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

what a brilliant venue , we have been here for weddings and always attend the yearly Exeter Food Fair , full of mouth watering foods , celebrity chefs and on offer: real ales, local produce and wines too, pies, burgers , fish dishes, and a fantastic hog roast topped off with music and dancing , just wish it was more... More 

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Thank Carol M
Gorizia, Italy
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9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

the site was not to be visited just few yards in the court it is a real pity as the place must be wonderful especially in spring or summer

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Thank grazia892
Chudleigh, United Kingdom
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45 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Have had the opportunity to attend a few events here recently (although not a wedding it would be a fab venue for one! Haven't been to a wedding in ages! :-( ) . Pleased at the versatility of the venue to host quite differently events successfully. Looking forward to some of the Rugby World cup events here in the autumn.... More 

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Thank vmcconville
Exeter, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Unusual layout inside which makes it quite quirky - it does lack that old castle feel though. The rooms are very spaciou and spread out at different levels. The toilets in the old cells are a talking point!

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Thank louisella76
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It is a great place to visit to experience incredible history of Exeter. It is really beautiful in there and it is located right in the centre of Exeter. It is also next to peaceful Rougemont Gardens. A great place to relax, never too crowdy, unless it is a food festival.

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1 Thank Anna S
Exeter_Castle, Senior Management Team at Exeter Castle, responded to this review

Dear Anna, We are so pleased you enjoyed your visit to Exeter Castle. We hope you will come back and see us again soon. Kind regards, Al More 

Exeter, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

We got married at the Castle at the start of July. It was always going to be a special day, but it was better than our highest expectations. I have to say the Castle manager Chris was truly excellent - he was fantastic from start to finish! He made sure everything went according to plan and ensured we had a... More 

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Thank D9862LMrichardp
Exeter_Castle, Senior Management Team at Exeter Castle, responded to this review

Hi D9862LMrichardp, We are delighted you had such a super wedding day at Exeter Castle. Thank you so much for your kind words in your review. Feedback is very important to us and we appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at Exeter Castle. Kind regards, Al More 

English Riviera, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We had our wedding here at Exeter Castle and it couldn't of been more perfect. The venue is stunning and worked so well with our monochrome theme. Chris was absolutely amazing, so helpful and attentive, he couldn't do enough for us. The day went so smoothly and we have had numerous messages from friends and family saying how stunning and... More 

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Thank Ben F
Exeter_Castle, Senior Management Team at Exeter Castle, responded to this review

Dear Ben, Thank so much for taking the time to share your experiences on Tripadvisor. I am delighted your day was amazing and our team helped to make the day memorable for you both. We wish you all the best for the future. Kind regards, Al More 

London, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

We were keen to visit the castle - lots of important history, just as there is for Exeter generally - but they had a Food & Wine event and as we had no invitations the (big) (beefy) security men made sure that we turned 180' and left asap. Shame.

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1 Thank Mike99Marg
Exeter_Castle, Manager at Exeter Castle, responded to this review

Hi Mike99Marg, I am sorry to hear about your recent trip to Exeter Castle where you were unable to gain access. As I am sure you can appreciate, the only way to maintain the upkeep of the building and the infrastructure is to make it commercially viable. The Castle is often hired out to organisations for corporate events, people wishing... More 

Amesbury, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
135 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 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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