Heritage Open Days: The Corbels of Exeter Cathedral

The Cloisters, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1HS

Tel: 01392 285983

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Exeter Cathedral West Front


The Corbels of Exeter Cathedral
Learn more about the highly decorative projections at the top of the pillars supporting the vault above (known as corbels). Among them are many fascinating images: kings and queens, musicians and a tumbler, green men and even a dragon! (Binoculars an advantage.)

Monday 13th Sept, 2.30pm

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

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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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