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Exeter Cathedral

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Tel: 01392 285983

Fax: 01392 289986

Exeter Cathedral

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.50 per ticket
Child under 18 free if accompanied by adultFree
Students & Senior Citizens£5.00 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.


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Recent Reviews:

  • lily5555
    Yamba, Australia
    Trip type:
    Friends getaway
    A must see
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 17th March 2018
    Fabulous cathedral. Designed by same fellow as one of Brisbane Australia cathedrals. Wooden carvings under "quire" seats .. v interesting. Also loved the numerous hand made tapestry seats all around... Read full review
  • david1012016
    Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
    Trip type:
    Beautiful Cathedral - Well worth the £7.50 Entrance Fee
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 16th March 2018
    This is a truly beautiful cathedral which seems much bigger on the inside that it appears from the outside. It is like going back on a walk through history when you visit the cathedral, marvelling at... Read full review
  • quiggers
    Trip type:
    Full to the rafters with history of the city and its surrounds
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 12th March 2018
    A magnificent building with a powerful history.Well worth paying for the guided tour.Our guide was very enthused by his role in explaining the history,which suited us. Read full review



  • Gift Shop

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.

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


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

Parking & Transport

  • Parking (charge) - use local city car parks


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

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

Establishment Features

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

Specialist Features

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

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • German spoken
  • Italian spoken

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

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.


  • Devon TourismDevon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp Devon's Top Attractions Quality Stamp 2017

Opening Times

Exeter Cathedral - Church of Saint Peter (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)

* 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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