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Underground Passages

Closed Now: 9:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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A Must For All Visitors To Exeter!

My husband and I really enjoyed this fascinating trip. The Exeter tunnels are the only type of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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careful not to bang your head!!

super interesting tour through the underground passages, not for claustrophobes!!!...and make sure... read more

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Dating from 14th century, these medieval passages under Exeter High Street are a unique ancient monument: no similar system of passages can be explored by the public elsewhere in Britain. The Passages have long exercised a fascination over local...more
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Reviewed yesterday

super interesting tour through the underground passages, not for claustrophobes!!!...and make sure you duck as necessary!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sharon Q
Reviewed 6 days ago

great place, quite unique, i have never been to anywhere like it before, you may get muddy (if you choose a particular route) so don't go in your fancy clothes, and good footwear is also a must, good tour guide, very knowledgeable, recommend

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great hour of our time in Exeter. Lynn the guide definitely knows her stuff and delivered the information in a lovely way. The passages are fascinating both for their purpose and engineering and being able to see the differing workmanship across the ages...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As you walk round Exeter there is a set of underground passages beneath your feet. There is an excellent tour to explain the who, what, where. For those that can’t wait they were built a long time ago to fix the water supply.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have children and teenagers in our group and despite ambivalence from the teenagers they enjoyed the adventure. They give you the choice to crawl through one of the smaller passages. They are not that small but if you are overweight maybe you should go...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

when i went with My two teenagers they enjoyed it and learned about the history of Exeter. It is enjoyable for all I recommend you visit

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I really enjoyed this fascinating trip. The Exeter tunnels are the only type of their kind in the UK that are open to the public. They are NOT sewage tunnels like several of the reviews have said. They are tunnels built over...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took grandkids-they loved it. Not for the very tall or wide-these tunnels were build narrow! A bit spooky, and very infirmative. The lights out feature is really atmospheric. Probably not the the claustrophobic!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Had a wonderful time down here learning all about Exeter and her water supply Our guide was very knowledgeable

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank AngelaGoldenhair
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

A great adventure right under your feet. Our group ranged from 7 to 70 and they all loved this experience. The guide was very informative. Well worth a visit

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Claire R
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kayewood1
October 31, 2017|
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Response from greatgadsby97 | Reviewed this property |
There are different prices based on whether you have adult, child or concession. I had a student price which I think was about £5? It’s less than £10 regardless I think
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Jayne M
March 21, 2017|
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Response from ginakennedy | Property representative |
Hi Jayne! Regrettably, due to the nature of the medieval passages, we are unable to permit dogs on tours. Kind regards, The Passages Team
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Kaiya M
September 25, 2016|
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Response from Clare W | Reviewed this property |
You will need to if you go at the weekend , much quieter in the week but the guilds are at slotted times . Book via web site or phone
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