Exeter Historic Building Trust (EHBT) exists to preserve for the benefit of the people of Exeter and the nation buildings and other structures in and around the city of particular beauty or of historic or architectural merit.

EHBT was founded in 1996 to rescue the former refectory wing of the 11th century Benedictine monastery of St Nicholas Priory.



For more about events at St Nicholas Priory and to subscribe to our mailing list visit www.nicholaspriory.com

CONFERENCES – Our dedicated conference room is one of the most unique and special spaces in Exeter. Ideal for workshops, training and meetings, cabaret or lecture style, we can accommodate your needs.  For more information visit www.nicholaspriory.com

St Nicholas Priory – SUNDAY OPENINGS from 1 to 4pm – FREE ADMISSION

SPECIAL SUNDAY:  Historical Medical Instruments – Sunday 2nd February 2020 from 1 to 4 pm – See and handle a fascinating display of historical medical instruments from the Devon & Exeter Medical Society – FREE ADMISSION


‘Cloister & City:  The Benedictines in Medieval Exeter’ by James Clark – Saturday 14th March 2020 at 1 pm

‘The Churches and Convents of Medieval Exeter’ by John Allan and James Clark – Saturday 21st March 2020 at 1 pm

For more information and to book tickets please visit www.nicholaspriory.com

SPECIAL SUNDAY: Demonstration of Tudor Cooking and Recipes in the Priory Kitchen – Sunday 29th March 2020 from 1 to 4 pm – FREE ADMISSION

Booked GUIDED TOURS for groups – For more information see www.nicholaspriory.com

DEVON & EXETER MEDICAL SOCIETY partners with EHBT to provide an opening exhibition as part of the visitor attraction