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Address: Exeter Castle Castle Street | Castle Street, Exeter EX4 3PU, England
Phone Number: +44 7786 178983
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7:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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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Tucked away behind the main shopping area!

What a wonderful surprise to find this castle ruin just meters back from main shopping area,easy walk thru.and around delightful gardens and fantastic views of the town of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Naji H
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20 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful surprise to find this castle ruin just meters back from main shopping area,easy walk thru.and around delightful gardens and fantastic views of the town of Exeter,lots of history and wonderful photo opportunities,great time spent recommend.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like all ruins they have an interesting history and there was a few plaques dotted about but more would have been helpful. We enjoyed the views mostly.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just have to say a massive thank you. The Castle was used to hold my sister's wedding reception. The family rented apartment 14 for the duration. I know that all the planning and preparation was handled excellently and all accommodations to make the whole event a huge success. The Venue manager, Chris is the embodiment of professionalism and warm and... More 

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Visited the castle on a beautiful sunny day. From the top part the views are fantastic. Really easy to get to from the city centre. Would recommend a visit!

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Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

I was there once , or twice, its just so plain, thats why I, even my daughter ( who went up there only not so long ago) have forgotten that we'll been... I am more interested in a table-tennis table down the steps which I was told being put there very recently...

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Thank Joseph M
Slough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Not that much here really but ifyou are really interested in Exeter's history then well worth a visit

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Exeter Castle was built by William the Conquer and today the inside of the castle is still used officially We walked up from the high street to the castle gate and then turned left by the school of mathematics to a ruined castle tower with a plaque to the Conquer and to the last witches executed in England Unfortunately there... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Worth the climb up, particularly on a sunny day, views are great. Belopw the walls are grassed areas and benches to rest weary legs.

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Sorrento, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

It is quite easy to miss Exeter Castle as it has no real Main Street frontage. However, if you take the trouble, it is well worth the time.

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Newton Le Willows, United Kingdom
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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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