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“a breathtaking beauty”
Review of Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Cathedral
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US$355.94*
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3-Day Highlights of Southwest England Small-Group...
Ranked #2 of 128 things to do in Exeter
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Reviewed 16 May 2018

We spent several hours in the Exeter Cathedral one afternoon. The exterior does not catch one's eye, although the ediface at the front is fascinating. The admission charge is reasonable considering the maintenance of such an ancient monument. The interior is breathtaking--the ceiling is one of the longest done in that age and the decorative programme is stunning. Be sure to notice the musicians on the 'minstrel gallery' high up on the north side of the interior. Concerts are often presented and although we could not attend one, the acoustic would be grand.

Thank shri420
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

Entrance fee too expensive for the time we had, and others had felt it a little too much. However walking around the outside was a good experience

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Reviewed 14 May 2018

We made a special trip to Exeter to see the Cathedral. Unfortunately we could only see it from the entrance. We we with our friends who are locals and they had no idea there was a charge. Now I always leave a donation when visiting these beautiful churches in Europe, and don’t even mind paying a little bit. The price of admission here though was £7 per person. For 4 people spending a half hour, we thought the price was ridiculous, so we didn’t go in. Maybe that was the idea. To keep the numbers down. From what I could see, a lot of people chose not to go in..
Lucky for us there were several smaller churches in the area that didn’t charge admission that we found beautiful and interesting.

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

I can see that it is very nice from the little I could see. Spectacular from the outside. In a good location.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

We were fortunate to get a one hour tour by a knowledgeable and amusing English lady. Highly suggest doing the same. It adds much to the experience. This is one of England's finest and worth a visit.

Thank jim m
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