Exeter Cathedral

Type:Cathedral / Minister

The Cloisters, Exeter, Devon, EX1 1HS
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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?

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Child under 18 free if accompanied by adult - ChildFree
Students & Senior Citizens - Concession£6.00 per ticket
Unit 3 - Adult£7.50 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.

Facilities

Accessibility

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

Catering

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

Establishment Features

  • Gift shop
  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages
  • Toilets

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Indoor Attraction
  • No Smoking Attraction

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • German spoken
  • Italian spoken
  • Staff Fluent in Languages - Other - French, Germann and Italian.

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - use local city car parks

Payment Methods

  • Approx length of visit - 01:00
  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • Groups Accepted - Essential to prebook.Outside guides are permitted to guide in the Cathedral but only by prior arrangement with the Visitors Officer.
  • JCB (Japanese Corporate Banking) accepted
  • Maestro accepted
  • MasterCard accepted
  • Max group size - 100
  • Min group size - 10
  • Prior Booking Recommended
  • Special group rates - If pre-booked. Group leaders admitted free.
  • Sterling Travellers Cheques accepted
  • Visa accepted
  • Visa Debit 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

Target Markets

  • 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

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is M5.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Exeter Central.

Awards

  • Other Awards Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2022
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Opening Times

Exeter Cathedral - Church of Saint Peter (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
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

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