Heritage Open Days: Roof Tour of Exeter Cathedral

The Cloisters, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1HS

Tel: 01392 285983

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Exeter Cathedral West Front


Roof Tour
This fascinating tour takes you into the roof void high above the Nave, into the South Tower, the Lead Room and the Ringing Chamber and then through the spaces in the North Tower. Weather permitting, the tour is extended onto the North Tower to enjoy some of the best views of Exeter (and beyond).

Thursday 16th Sept, 2.30pm
(Roof Tour Terms & Conditions can be viewed here.)

Duration: 90 minutes (includes visit to the Library and Archives)

Find out more here.

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    • Gift Shop


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


    • 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.

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