Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Cathedral



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Pilgrims and visitors have been making their way to Exeter Cathedral since medieval times. It is one of the most visited places in the west country. Built in the decorated gothic style, it has the longest uninterrupted medieval gothic vaulting in the world.

Visitors have always been made welcome, and we invite you to come and share its beauty and unique atmosphere.

Venue Type:

Sacred space

Opening hours

The Cathedral is open to visitors from 9.30am-5pm.

Free guided tours take place from March to October at the following times:
Monday to Friday, 11.00am, 12.30pm* and 2.30pm
Saturday, 11am and 12.30pm*
Sunday, 1.30pm

* only during July, August and September

Times of tours may vary according to special services and events taking place in the Cathedral.

If you are travelling from a distance, please contact the Visitors' Officer on 01392 285 983 to confirm times.

Admission charges

The Cathedral relies entirely on voluntary donations for its upkeep and running costs. We therefore recommend that all adult visitors make a donation of £3.50 towards their visit.

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Heritage Open Days 2014: EXeter Cathedral Library & archives - All things Roman

  • 13 September 2014

Visit the recently refurbished Cathedral Library & Archives to see a small exhibition including models of the Roman Baths and the Cathedral's collection of Roman coins


Please refer to the Heritage Open Days website for booking details and timings.