How to get there
Access inside the Custom House
Events take place in historic rooms on the first floor of the building. There is step-free entry to the ground floor and a lift connects the ground and first floors. If you have particular access requirements please phone or email the Custom House Visitor Centre in advance of your visit. Visit the website here.
Walking and cycling to the Custom House
There is a signposted walking and cycling route running from South Street in the City Centre to the Custom House. The building is about a twenty minute downhill walk from the High Street/Cathedral Green area.
Arriving by bus
During the day time there is an hourly Monday-Saturday G bus service connecting the City Centre and Exeter Quay. There is a bus stop immediately outside the Custom House. There is no evening or weekend bus service to the Quay. The timetable is here.
Arriving by train
Exeter St Thomas is the closest rail station to the Custom House. It is a about a fifteen minute level walk between the two locations.
More trains stop at Exeter St Davids and Exeter Central Stations. Exeter St Davids is about thirty minutes on foot with a level walk along the River Exe. The H bus connects St Davids with the City Centre throughout the day and in the evenings.
There is a taxi rank outside St Davids Station.
Exeter Central Station is about twenty five minutes away on foot with a downhill stretch from South Street to the Custom House.
Arriving by car
There are five free disabled parking spaces for registered Blue Badge holders next to the Exeter Antiques Centre immediately in front of the Custom House. Maximum stay is three hours.
The Cathedral and Quay multi-storey car park is situated just a five-minute downhill walk from Exeter Custom House. It is open throughout the day and in the evenings. Parking is free after 6.00pm. Access to the car park is off Western Way (the Inner Bypass)
There are fourteen on-road pay-and-display parking spaces along Commercial Road which runs from Western Way to Exeter Quay. Parking is free after 6.00pm (5.00pm on Sundays). Before then the maximum stay is 2 hours (for £3.30).
Cars can pick up and drop off passengers immediately outside the Custom House but there is no waiting space there.