The following tours are opportunities to learn more about specific and hidden aspects of the Cathedral. The tour itself is free of charge but standard admission to the Cathedral applies. Booking is essential. To reserve your place please call us on 01392 285983 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wednesday 8 May 13.00 - 14.00
Join us for a special tour on the 71st anniversary of the King and Queen visiting the Cathedral during the Second World War. The tour will explore the story of the bombing and its aftermath and there will be an opportunity to see the remaining shrapnel of the actual bomb. It will be led by Barbara Spencer, experienced Cathedral and Exeter Red Coat Guide.
Tales of Ten Cathedral Knights
Wednesday 12 June 13.00 - 14.00
Join us for a specialist tour about the knights remembered in the Cathedral. Learn about the training and early life of a knight. Then visit the tombs and memorials of knights within the Cathedral, all of whom have strong connections with Devon, and hear their fascinating stories. This tour will be led by Anne Willoughby, one of our experienced education guides.
Wednesday 4 September 12.00 - 13.00
Many monuments have been moved from their original locations in the Cathedral as the use of the building has changed. Why and when were they moved? Join us as we look at a selection of monuments, explore evidence about their original locations, consider reasons for their removal and examine alterations to the monuments. This tour will be led by Diane Walker.
Tiles, Ancient and Modern
Wednesday 13 November 12.00 - 13.00
Come along to this specialist tour to learn about the manufacture of 14th century tiles and those who made them. You will be able to see areas of the ancient floor tiles in the cathedral, and visit the Muniment room to view a particularly special collection. We will then move through the centuries to look at the work of Gilbert Scott and his splendid 19th century tiles. This tour will be led by Anne Willoughby, one of our experienced education guides.