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Exeter Guildhall

High St., Exeter, England
+44 1392 265500
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Don't miss this architectural gem

As you are walking down High Street doing your shopping it's easy to miss the Guild Hall - but... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sandra C
,
Colts Neck, NJ
A welcome sight on a rather dismal street.

From the architectural wilderness that is Exeter High Street, the Guildhall is a welcome oasis of... read more

Reviewed 29 April 2018
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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High St., Exeter, England
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+44 1392 265500
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"lord mayor"
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"wooden door"
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"great shopping"
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"the main shopping street"
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"worth a visit"
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"steeped in history"
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"stained glass"
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"lots of history"
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"city centre"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As you are walking down High Street doing your shopping it's easy to miss the Guild Hall - but don't! Located near Lakeland and M&S, admission is free and your total visit will only last about 5 minutes. Just walk in and admire the beautiful...More

2  Thank Sandra C
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

From the architectural wilderness that is Exeter High Street, the Guildhall is a welcome oasis of building class. The exterior of the building is splendid, with the intricately carved stonework topped by a rather unusual wooden structure. And if the splendid exterior suggest promise of...More

2  Thank johnhouston2
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

A magnificent old building,the front entrance door alone is from the 1500's. Its a free entry location so it makes no sense not to call in for a few minutes and view what was once the centre of commercial and legal power in the City.

1  Thank quiggers
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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Free entry to this medieval hall straight off the High Street. It is an impressive hall and well worth a detour. Some good paintings on display including daughter of Charles 1, and General Monk. Two members of staff were on duty but neither spoke and...More

1  Thank 1949etwall
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Great shopping centre in the heart of the city. Loads of great shops including Superdrug, CEX and a large Primark amongst many others. Only downside is that it's not fully enclosed so can be a bit cold walking around in winter. Been many times before...More

Thank Karl N
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Reviewed 11 February 2018

The Guildhall isnt overly large, but packed with interesting furnishings and features. The judges seat remains, a lovely balcony, lighting, roof struts, wooden panals etc. There was an interesting well put together exhibitian of the Holocaust, as it was Holocaust Memorial day. There's alot of...More

Thank Peggalina
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

A must see when in Exeter.. Great atmosphere inside the Lord Mayors chambers. My son recently went here as part of a school visit and he loved it.... especially meeting the Lord Mayor.

Thank John F
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

Invited by the Lord Mayor for receptions and meals on various occasions, food and service are excellent. All staff attentive and interested in the reasons for attending. Well worth a visit just to "feel" the place.

Thank tomjowett54
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

this is such an old building very small wood panels around the walls takes about an hour to look around

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Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

We visited as part of our city tour and learned such a great deal about the role of this amazing building in the history and current life of the city. Easy and pleasant to visit don't miss it... ask to see Henry VIIs sword!!

Thank Beatrice H
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