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Hereford Cathedral

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Address: 5 College Cloisters | Cathedral Close, Hereford HR1 2NG, England
Phone Number: 01432 374200
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Holy Week and Easter Services

Amazing architecture, music, history and very friendly welcome from the cathedral staff and clergy. The easter flower arrangements especially were a highlight.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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Taunton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Amazing architecture, music, history and very friendly welcome from the cathedral staff and clergy. The easter flower arrangements especially were a highlight.

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Wales
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed our visit to this lovely Cathedral. There was ongoing electrical work taking place which didn't hamper our visit.The building is beautiful, with marvelous stained glass and is full of history. Nice cafe and clean toilets. The attached building with the exhibition of the Mappa Mundi etc is excellent. It was also nice to sit outside in the sun and... More 

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Hailsham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We were very impressed by the warmth of the welcome that we received on visiting this wonderful cathedral. So much more memorable than those that welcome you with an entrance fee! After enjoying exploring we were more than happy to donate to the upkeep of such a precious building and enjoyed browsing around the shop. Hereford cathedral actually feels as... More 

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Hertfordshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

The Building itself is absolutely beautiful, totally photogenic. The inside is lovely too, very well kept and the stained glass is superb. They have a marvellous museum with the Mappa Mundi and the1217 edition of the Magna Carta alongside, which, is the Chained Library. There are loads of interesting historical facts spread throughout the Cathedral and we spent several hours... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Informative, interesting, and full of history - well worth a visit. There was some work going on while we were there - which was frustrating as they weren't quiet. However, the cathedral is a must-visit and important for UK history generally.

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Somewhat chaotic Cathedral with lots of alterations going on but go to see the Mappa Mundi and buy a copy of it in translation. It's quite fascinating to look at and with the guide book makes really interesting reading.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

We loved this beautiful and thriving cathedral, and were really inspired to see the different activities, reaching out to local schools and projects abroad. There are many informative boards, yet tastefully set out around the Cathedral explaining about the Magna Carta, Mappa Mundi, Chained Library, Saints, Local Characters etc. It costs £6.00 for adults to see the Magna Carta, Mappa... More 

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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

I really liked Hereford Cathedral, it's small when compared to others but no less impressive. It is best viewed from the river where you can see it nestled amongst the trees. The view gave me, for a moment at least, the impression that time had stood still and I was still in the medieval times! Inside is the original Norman... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Misericords very good, great ceilings and beautiful organ. Do try to catch one of the free short concerts as the organ has a magnificent resonance.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Walked in to Hereford Cathedral to be greeted by a very nice lady explaining what to see not jumping on us for money. Its free but can donate. We wondered around , again was explained by another nice lady about the tower tour, not pushy just explaining. Had cake n tea - as you do - again staff lovely. While... More 

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