Exeter Cathedral

The Cloisters, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1HS

Tel: 01392 285983

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Exeter Cathedral West Front

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Covid-19 Update: The Exeter Cathedral is now open to all! For full details, please see the Cathedral website

Step inside Exeter Cathedral and discover one thousand years of wonder. Immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring beauty of one of Europe’s most magnificent cathedrals and find endless opportunities to explore its amazing architecture, clandestine corners and hidden histories.

Choose one of our entertaining guided tours, wander peacefully at your own pace, or join one of our family-friendly activities. You’ll find a vibrant calendar of world-class events, performances, exhibitions and inclusive services to suit all tastes. If you need to relax and recharge, we serve artisan refreshments too. But, for a truly unique experience, why not make a special appointment to see some of the rare and ancient treasures held in our Library & Archive?

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.50 per ticket
Child under 18 free if accompanied by adultFree
Students & Senior Citizens£6.00 per ticket

For group prices please visit Exeter Cathedral's website.

There is a charge to enter the Cathedral unless you are visiting us for prayer or to attend a service. This charge contributes to the huge cost (over £1.3 million a year) of maintaining this beautiful and historic building.

Exeter residents living within postcodes EX1-EX4 can apply for a Resident's Card to enjoy free admission.

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    Directions

    Road Directions

    Nearest major road is M5.

    Public Transport Directions

    Nearest station is Exeter Central.

    Facilities

    Other

    • Gift Shop

    Accessibility

    • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors
    • Guide Dogs Permitted
    • Ramp/Level Access
    • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

    Catering

    • On-Site café/restaurant - The Cathedral Café is open Monday to Saturday 9.30am until 4pm. Closed Sundays.
    • Picnic Site - On Cathedral Green

    Establishment Features

    • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
    • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given) - French, Germann and Italian.
    • Toilets

    Key Features

    • Approx length of visit - 01:00
    • In town/city centre
    • Indoor Attraction
    • Max group size - 100
    • Min group size - 10
    • No Smoking Attraction

    Languages spoken

    • French spoken
    • German spoken
    • Italian spoken

    Parking & Transport

    • Parking (charge) - use local city car parks

    Payment Methods

    • Accepts Exeter Pound
    • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
    • Booking essential
    • Delta accepted
    • JCB accepted
    • Maestro accepted
    • MasterCard accepted
    • Solo accepted
    • Special group rates - If pre-booked. Group leaders admitted free.
    • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
    • Visa accepted

    Printed Material in Foreign Languages

    • Chinese printed material
    • Czech printed material
    • Danish printed material
    • Dutch printed material
    • French printed material
    • German printed material
    • Hungarian printed material
    • Italian printed material
    • Japanese printed material
    • Polish printed material
    • Portuguese printed material
    • Russian printed material
    • Spanish printed material
    • Swedish printed material

    Specialist Features

    • Marketed towards children
    • Marketed towards families
    • Marketed towards senior citizens

    Tours and Demonstrations

    • Educational Visits Accepted
    • Guided Tours Available for Groups
    • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

    Venue Facilities

    • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Outside guides are permitted to guide in the Cathedral but only by prior arrangement with the Visitors Officer.

    Opening Times

    Exeter Cathedral - Church of Saint Peter (1 Jan 2021 - 31 Dec 2021)
    DayTimes
    Monday - Saturday09:00 - 17:00*
    Sunday11:30 - 16:00*

    * There are times when the Cathedral closes for special services or other events, sometimes at short notice.
    Sundays open from 11.30am
    • Expert guided tours, trails and activities all within the admission price
    • Pay once and return as many times as you like within 12 months (with GiftAid)


    Please check with the Visitors Office 01392 285983 before making a special journey.

    Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

    Awards

    • Devon TourismDevon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp Devon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp 2017
    • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2021
    • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

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