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Exeter Cathedral

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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 Cloisters, Exeter EX1 1HS, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Impressive from both outside and inside. Inside visit is highly recommended, you will not regret. A small fee is required.

Thank PeterMichalcik
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The Exeter Cathedral is a brilliant place to explore for a couple of hours. It has a great history and is beautifully maintained. If you're staying in Exeter, the Cathedral is a must-see. I'm not a religious person, but I adored my trip here.

Thank Brianna D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Found right behind the main shopping street in it's own little oasis, a very beautiful building in honey coloured stone. My only negative was the entry price, why not a voluntary contribution? It is a place of worship not a business.

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A beautiful building with a fascinating history. Before our visit, we picked up a brochure from Tourist Information with a 2 for 1 entrance voucher which saved us £7.50 in entry fees and 10% in the cathedral cafe and shop. Visitors who gift aid their...More

Thank Ladybird1000
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A wonderful building and beautifully set in the city well worth a visit and we were looked after very well at the cafe

Thank colin a
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This cathederal is set in a lovely square with lots of space around. Just off the main street from all the main shopping precent. They charge a recommended donations of about £4 if I recall. The church is a lovely building dated back to 1100s...More

Thank A h
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Excellent 12th 13th & 14thC cathedral with enough interest for a couple of hours. Friendly helpers and lots of tombs.

Thank christy21040
Reviewed 6 days ago

Had the opportunity in visiting this gracious landmark on my Rabbies Devon Cornwall Tour a must for anybody visiting the UK.

Thank crepebanana
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took a group of art students to do drawings around the cathedral. Entrance was reasonable (£1) and there were lots of different places to sit. The ceiling and architecture of the building are of course amazing but if you look around there are lots...More

Thank VanessaandPete
Reviewed 1 week ago

My family was visiting and we needed something to do on a rainy day so we stopped into Exeter Cathedral and came out an hour later all happy and relaxed. What a lovely place! It's great for a group as everyone can go their own...More

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Jannerbloke
11 July 2018|
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Response from davyb1944 | Reviewed this property |
You would certainly need to contact the cathedral to find out. If they cannot help you could - no doubt - provide something suitable yourself and hand it in previously for the celebrant to consecrate
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MissBennett36
30 November 2016|
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Response from Eric_the_Bish | Reviewed this property |
No need to book, but turn up early for a seat! Search online for "Exeter Cathedral midnight mass".
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Stum17
8 November 2015|
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Response from Laurence B | Property representative |
In 2014 we were able to seat everyone who wished to attend the service. Based on last year's experience you shouldn't need to worrying about arriving before 4pm. This year we are also celebrating a late communion service at... More
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