A fine example of a medieval cathedral, famous for its two Norman towers, impressive West Front carvings and the longest unbroken stretch of Gothic vaulting in the world. It has been the seat of the bishops of Exeter for over one thousand years and remains a vibrant worshipping community. The Cathedral has an on-going programme of events throughout the year.
Facilities – at a glance
Suitable for all child ages
- Suitable for children of all ages
- Parking nearby
- Accessible toilets
- Open all year
- Opening Times: Open all year, Mon-Sat 9-5, Sun 11.30-5, for general visiting. (Restrictions may apply when the cathedral is being used for special services and events. Check website before travelling)
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About the area
With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.
Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them.
Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.
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