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Exeter Castle

Exeter Castle Castle Street | Castle Street, Exeter EX4 3PU, England
+44 7786 178983
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Expectation is Everything

I think this is best enjoyed as part of a walk of the city walls. There is not much to see as it is... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
glyn l
Fareham, United Kingdom
A bit of a disapointment

This seems to be just bits of walls and rather a ruin unless I missed something. It was wet and... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Colchester, United Kingdom
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Exeter's Premier Wedding & Conference Venue. One of Devon's most spectacular wedding venues situated in the heart of Exeter City Centre. Exeter Castle is licensed for both marriages & civil partnerships making your special day truly magical. With architecture dating back to 1068, Exeter Castle provides an outstanding setting for anyone's special day. This newly renovated historical gem is a venue that no guest will ever forget. Admire the views from The Terrace Rooms, dine in The Ballroom, or prepare in the Bridal Rooms. Exeter Castle is the most unique and luxurious event space that Exeter has to offer. Exeter Castle is also the ideal City Centre location providing convenient spacious rooms for your meeting or conference event. Our Events Manager will guide you through the options prior to your event and will explain how Exeter Castle can support you in providing a professional and enjoyable day. We work with many suppliers to ensure you receive the best facilities and equipment available so that your guests leave the venue with fond memories of their time at Exeter Castle.
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4 weeks ago
“Expectation is Everything”
1 Sep 2017
“Imposing but not in the best state.”
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Exeter Castle Castle Street | Castle Street, Exeter EX4 3PU, England
+44 7786 178983
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I think this is best enjoyed as part of a walk of the city walls. There is not much to see as it is substantially in ruins but if you walk into the gardens near you can still see the outlines of the enormous ditch...More

Thank glyn l
Reviewed 13 September 2017

This seems to be just bits of walls and rather a ruin unless I missed something. It was wet and raining when I visited this a second time but I sheltered under the trees as I walked around the grounds. The gateway shown in the...More

Thank VEDay
Reviewed 1 September 2017

This Norman Castle is in poor condition compared to the magnificent well preserved one in my home town of Carrickfergus in Northern Ireland. It is still possible to get a good idea of what it was like in the past.

Thank BelfastJames007
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Not much to see but great for the historical aspect.. Best viewed on a good day to see it in all its glory

Thank 522depeche
Reviewed 31 July 2017

There is not much of this castle still standing, but it is worth a visit. There is an interpretation board and the castle is situated next to the grounds which are worth a walk through

Thank Christine K
Reviewed 7 June 2017

If you want understand theconquest of England by the Normans here is a good place to start. Exter predated London as a center of commerce.

1  Thank Geoff S
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

We called into the Castle in Exeter for a look around. At this time of year it is beautiful with all the garden colours and trees surrounding it. As you walk in there is a large central courtyard after the impressive gates. The last time...More

1  Thank Passp0rtAlwaysReady
Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you are visiting Exeter the castle is a must visit which you can walk around its walls. Below the castle is a very attractive formal garden to picnic in

Thank Paul W
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Amazing location in the centre of Exeter Brilliant for a group gathering or special occasion Food was excellent

Thank Jus491
Reviewed 8 September 2016

What a wonderful surprise to find this castle ruin just meters back from main shopping area,easy walk thru.and around delightful gardens and fantastic views of the town of Exeter,lots of history and wonderful photo opportunities,great time spent recommend.

Thank Naji H
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