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Visit Exeter Cathedral and discover a thousand years of inspiration.

 

Lift your gaze to the world’s longest uninterrupted Gothic stone vaulted cathedral ceiling. Discover Scott’s sledging flag from the legendary British Antarctic Expedition. Marvel at the medieval astronomical clock. With a thousand years of history, stunning architecture, unique treasures, musical and spiritual heritage, you’ll feel inspired from the moment you step inside Exeter Cathedral.

Awarded Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice and ranked #1 attraction in Exeter.*

Pay on the day and enjoy the splendour of Exeter Cathedral.

We no longer require visitors to book in advance. Nevertheless, with limited numbers available, if you’re interested in attending one of our guided tours, please follow the links below to guarantee your space.

Click here for information about the Cathedral introductory ground floor guided tour.

A range of ‘Special Tours’ are also available, click here for current information.

PLEASE NOTE THE TICKET PRICE OF ALL TOURS INCLUDES ADMISSION.

What You Need to Know When You Come to Visit Us 

  • When you enter Exeter  Cathedral, a member of our team will be there to greet you.
  • The NHS Test and Trace QR code will be available should you wish to use it.

Keeping Yourself and Others Safe

  • You will be encouraged to sanitise your hands upon arrival.
  • Mask wearing is optional.
  • We are currently operating a one-way system inside the Cathedral; please follow all way marker signage.
  • Our toilet facilities will be open. Speak to a member of our Entry Desk team for directions.
  • If you are feeling unwell or are experiencing any symptoms of Covid-19, we kindly ask that you visit another time.
  • Please follow current Government guidelines. You can check the current guidance here.

Additional Information

  • The Cathedral Shop will be open and is located in the heart of the building.
  • Ten Fifty, our very own eco-friendly refreshments van, will be ready to serve you on the West Front Apron.

*Trip Advisor ranking 11 May 2021

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Special Tours

Special Tours

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Cathedral shop

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School Visits & Learning

School Visits & Learning

Over 4,500 pupils visit Exeter Cathedral each year to help enrich and enhance their study of subjects such as RE, History, Art and Music.

Guided & Audio Tours

Guided & Audio Tours

Discover the characters that have influenced the Cathedral through its long history, hear about the building of this ancient masterpiece and uncover secrets from its past.

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Visit Exeter's best kept secret and enjoy a relaxing atmosphere

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Group Visits

Group Visits

Bespoke guided tours and excellent rates when you pre-book your group's visit.

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Accessibility for visitors

Accessibi­lity for visitors

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Guided & Audio Tours

Guided & Audio Tours

Discover the characters that have influenced the Cathedral through its long history, hear about the building of this ancient masterpiece and uncover secrets from its past.

FIND OUT MORE
Cathedral shop

Cathedral shop

Gifts and souvenirs from our own Cathedral Shop.

Find out more
Opening Times

Opening Times

Visitor opening times for our Cathedral, Cathedral Shop and Ten Fifty Café

FIND OUT MORE
School Visits & Learning

School Visits & Learning

Over 4,500 pupils visit Exeter Cathedral each year to help enrich and enhance their study of subjects such as RE, History, Art and Music.

Daily Calendar

Daily Calendar

An overview of what's happening at the Cathedral during the next few weeks.

FIND OUT MORE
Special Tours

Special Tours

Explore the Bishop’s Palace Garden, delve into the fascinating history of the Cathedral Green or take a tour and draw with illustrator Olivia Palmer.

FIND OUT MORE
Coffee time?

Coffee time?

Visit Exeter's best kept secret and enjoy a relaxing atmosphere

See what's on offer
Admission Charge

Admission Charge

Full details of our admission fees

FIND OUT MORE
Group Visits

Group Visits

Bespoke guided tours and excellent rates when you pre-book your group's visit.

FIND OUT MORE
VISTA AR: Transforming Heritage Tourism

VISTA AR: Transform­ing Heritage Tourism

Exciting augmented and virtual reality experiences at Exeter Cathedral.

FIND OUT MORE
Accessibility for visitors

Accessibi­lity for visitors

FIND OUT MORE
Daily Calendar

Daily Calendar

An overview of what's happening at the Cathedral during the next few weeks.

FIND OUT MORE
Guided & Audio Tours

Guided & Audio Tours

Discover the characters that have influenced the Cathedral through its long history, hear about the building of this ancient masterpiece and uncover secrets from its past.

FIND OUT MORE
Special Tours

Special Tours

Explore the Bishop’s Palace Garden, delve into the fascinating history of the Cathedral Green or take a tour and draw with illustrator Olivia Palmer.

FIND OUT MORE
Cathedral shop

Cathedral shop

Gifts and souvenirs from our own Cathedral Shop.

Find out more
Coffee time?

Coffee time?

Visit Exeter's best kept secret and enjoy a relaxing atmosphere

See what's on offer
Admission Charge

Admission Charge

Full details of our admission fees

FIND OUT MORE
Opening Times

Opening Times

Visitor opening times for our Cathedral, Cathedral Shop and Ten Fifty Café

FIND OUT MORE
Group Visits

Group Visits

Bespoke guided tours and excellent rates when you pre-book your group's visit.

FIND OUT MORE
School Visits & Learning

School Visits & Learning

Over 4,500 pupils visit Exeter Cathedral each year to help enrich and enhance their study of subjects such as RE, History, Art and Music.

VISTA AR: Transforming Heritage Tourism

VISTA AR: Transform­ing Heritage Tourism

Exciting augmented and virtual reality experiences at Exeter Cathedral.

FIND OUT MORE

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