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Address: Cathedral Close | Exeter, Devon, Exeter EX1 1HS, England
Phone Number: +44 1392 285983
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Sun 11:30 am - 5:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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The cathedral dominates the city .It is in excellent repair and boasts a mix of architecture from Norman through to Gothiic. ( of particular note is the vaulted cieling It stands... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The cathedral dominates the city .It is in excellent repair and boasts a mix of architecture from Norman through to Gothiic. ( of particular note is the vaulted cieling It stands in a small grass covered yard that comes alive with students and buskers and locals alike

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

As lovers of old buildings you must visit Exeter Cathedral. We saw it for the first time two days ago and were stunned by this place, not just the building but the wonderful setting. Centuries of history and we suggest you take the guided tour as we did. You can eat or have a coffee in one of the eateries... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

When we visited Exeter we had every intention of visiting the cathedral but every time we went it was sunny so we sat on the grass and admired this place of worship from the outside, maybe next time :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The cathedral is amazing!! The grass area around it was so calm and a lovely place to sit in the sunshine. Some cute cafes around it also. Very central and easy to find. Free entry and a lovely place to visit; stunning! We went back for communion on the Sunday of our trip and loved that too! Very friendly people!

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wow, what a building! Just so much to see and take in. Free, (included in the entry fee) guided tours too. One of the best and biggest cathedrals we've visited. Helpful, friendly staff. If you like this kind of thing, it's definitely for you. We gift aided our entry fee which, as it turns out, means we can return for... More 

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Corsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is a fantastic building. Do take the guided tour. (Our guide Noel was superbly knowledgeable) Far better than most more-popular cathedrals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

It's definitely one of the place you must see if you ever visit the exeter it was one of the think I wasn't sure about it but after travelling with shcool I'm glad I have did it was amazing kids love it 2

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I would recommend Exeter cathedral as something to do with the kids over an hour, the beauty is astounding. With a well kept green surrounding perfect for a little picnic. The shops surrounding are handy and I have since heard the hotel on the corner of the green is the oldest in the UK. This day will definitely kill a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Exeter Cathedral is right in the centre of the city. The west front is a really significant piece of architecture. Although the city was bombed during WW2 the cathedral was virtually unscathed. The surroundings are a great spot for lunch as is Moll's Coffee House and the Ship Inn, Francis Drake's haunts close by.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I think it is worth the charges but am not sure whether churches, cathedrals etc. should charge on principle The building is beautiful and we were shown into the library and saw the Anglo Saxon riddles. All fascinating and well explained. If you want to go into the cathedral and begrudge the money then I would suggest attending the Evensong... More 

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