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Save the Date! Benedictine Day 25 March

Save the Date! Benedictine Day 25 March

Benedictine Day at the priory is dedicated to our building’s medieval period, spanning from Norman to Tudor times. From the founding of the priory to its dissolution, we will explore the lives of the monks at the priory, from their daily routine to their place in the life of the city of Exeter.

National Lottery Open Week Offer: free medieval food session from 12:30-1:30pm, drop-in

Date & Time

12:30 - 13:30

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St Nicholas Priory
Mint Lane, Off Fore Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3BL

Find directions to St Nicholas Priory on our visit us page.

St Nicholas Priory: Founded by William the Conqueror in 1087, St Nicholas Priory was home to Benedictine monks for over 400 years and is the oldest building in Exeter. In 1536, like other monasteries, it was closed and the remains became the home of wealthy Tudor merchants.

Access: Unfortunately, only the ground floor of our building is wheelchair-accessible.

Facilities: Accessible loos and nappy-changing facilities.

If you have any questions or concerns about your visit, please email [email protected].

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