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Address: Exeter Castle Castle Street | Castle Street, Exeter EX4 3PU, England
Phone Number: +44 7786 178983
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Sun 09:00 - 23:00
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Fri - Sat 07:00 - 02:00
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Exeter's Premier Wedding & Conference Venue.

One of Devon's most...

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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Tucked away behind the main shopping area!

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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 8 September 2016
Naji H
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

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

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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Thank Naji H
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

Like all ruins they have an interesting history and there was a few plaques dotted about but more would have been helpful. We enjoyed the views mostly.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Just have to say a massive thank you. The Castle was used to hold my sister's wedding reception. The family rented apartment 14 for the duration. I know that all the planning and preparation was handled excellently and all accommodations to make the whole event a huge success. The Venue manager, Chris is the embodiment of professionalism and warm and... More 

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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Visited the castle on a beautiful sunny day. From the top part the views are fantastic. Really easy to get to from the city centre. Would recommend a visit!

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Taunton, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

I was there once , or twice, its just so plain, thats why I, even my daughter ( who went up there only not so long ago) have forgotten that we'll been... I am more interested in a table-tennis table down the steps which I was told being put there very recently...

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Thank Joseph M
Slough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

Not that much here really but ifyou are really interested in Exeter's history then well worth a visit

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Lucerne, Switzerland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Exeter Castle was built by William the Conquer and today the inside of the castle is still used officially We walked up from the high street to the castle gate and then turned left by the school of mathematics to a ruined castle tower with a plaque to the Conquer and to the last witches executed in England Unfortunately there... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016

Worth the climb up, particularly on a sunny day, views are great. Belopw the walls are grassed areas and benches to rest weary legs.

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Sorrento, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

It is quite easy to miss Exeter Castle as it has no real Main Street frontage. However, if you take the trouble, it is well worth the time.

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