An external view of the Met Office building at night.

Information for visitors to our Exeter HQ


There are many ways to get to our headquarters in Exeter, including good public transport links. 

You can read detailed instructions on how to find our offices here

When you arrive

If arriving by car, use the intercom at the barrier to speak with security. When your visit has been confirmed you'll be directed to the visitors' carpark and onwards to reception. 

For anyone arriving on foot, bike or taxi, follow signs to reception which is on the eastern end of the building. At reception you'll be asked for your name and to show photo ID. The team will contact the person you are meeting who will come and meet you. Please clearly display your visitor pass at all times and return it when you leave. 


There are several catering options available, all are located on the ground floor. There is a restaurant offering a daily breakfast (08:00-10:00) and lunch (12:00-14:00) service from Monday to Friday. Vegan, vegetarian and other dietary options are available.  

A coffee shop offers hot drinks and snacks through the day Monday-Friday, and there is also a small 24/7 shop selling cold drinks, sandwiches and snacks. 


Please be aware that by using any of these Networks you are bound by our Terms of Use, and for some networks, the terms of use of the operator of those networks. We reserve the right to monitor and log all internet activity for the purposes of both network diagnostics and for the investigation of malicious activity.


The Met Office Guest network is provided for visitors and operated by the Met Office. Please connect and follow the on-screen instructions to register.


eduroam logo showing a Wi-Fi like signal beaming off the 'd'

eduroam is an international roaming service for users in research, higher education and further education. It provides researchers, teachers, and students easy and secure network access when visiting an institution other than their own.  You can eduroam at the following places.

By using eduroam at the Met Office you are agreeing to our terms of use, as well as the eduroam conditions of use and the policies of your home institution. Please refer to your home intuition’s guidance initially for issues connecting. Once your association with your home institution ends you must remove the eduroam profile from your device.


GovWifi is a service delivered by the Government Digital Service (GDS). GovWifi allows staff and visitors in government organisations to connect and stay connected to a secure WiFi service whilst they move from building to building. By using GovWifi at the Met Office you are agreeing to our Terms of Use, as well as the GovWifi Terms and Conditions and the policies of your home department.