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Exeter Cathedral

Cathedral Close | Exeter, Devon, Exeter EX1 1HS, England
+44 1392 285983
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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.
  • Excellent66%
  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cathedral Close | Exeter, Devon, Exeter EX1 1HS, England
+44 1392 285983
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Reviewed yesterday

Amazing building, amazing history, amazing space. If your in Exeter its certainly worth a visit. In addition they are building a massive Lego model of the Cathedral (and at the time of writing this, you can pay £1 a brick to help towards its construction)....More

Thank Karl N
Reviewed 3 days ago

What a building! What a History! The feeling you get from walking in and around the cathedral is completely mesmerising. The history and architecture are simply beautiful and it really does feel like the outside world doesn't exist. The price's are a little bit high...More

Thank Jon E
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were staying in Devon for the first time in many years and had never managed a visit to Exeter Cathedral. As a keen architectural photographer, I emailed the Cathedral beforehand to ensure that photography was permitted inside the building. I received a prompt and...More

1  Thank Geoff L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Visited the Exeter Cathedral whilst on a weekend away with my wife, nice little cafe in the grounds where we enjoyed afternoon tea with scones and jam. The Cathedral is stunning and is well worth a visit if your in the area.

Thank spike8744
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Simon Jenkins reckons this is a 4/5 cathedral, and compared to Lincoln, Westminster or York it is. However, it's pretty great, especially as it can be seen from Haldon Hill.

Thank Toby F
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

£15 to go into a cathedral is way too much. Doesn't the church have enough money?! Put us off so didn't go in.

Thank far2complicated
Reviewed 6 days ago

This cathedral really is the jewel in the crown of the West Country. If you want to get the best atmosphere, go as early as possible before the bulk of tourists gets there. As you walk past the choir, stop at the entrance to St...More

1  Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing architecture,how did they construct such a fine structure with limited tooling. Worth a visit if in Exeter,although there is an entrance fee - £7.50 adult £5.00 oap,someone has to maintain such an old building,why should the church of England dip into their millions on...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Travelled to Exeter primarily to visit the cathedral...I like to sit in such places and meditate thinking of God, the universe and everything. So I was disgusted to see the entrance fee was £7.50 ! ...too expensive for me as I didn't budget for this...thinking...More

Thank esma m
Reviewed 1 week ago

great architecture and all the officers are very knowledgeable and willing to answer any question. Could spend a day there but can see the main features in afew hours. The tours are the best way to see it. The are many cafes around the cathedral...More

Thank Carol K
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29 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".
7 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