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make time for Hereford Cathedral

You are humble and small on a visit to this great cathedral the size and grander You will need... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Phillip B
Ashford, United Kingdom
The Cathedral

Hadn’t visited for many years . Was very interesting and due to the weather we were able to take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Raglan, United Kingdom
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5 College Cloisters Cathedral Close | Cathedral Close, Hereford HR1 2NG, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It is many years since I have visited. I remember the cathedral being dark and it didn’t look terribly clean inside. On my return today it looks light and clean. The Mappa mundi and changed library now have their own exhibition area. The downside is...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

You are humble and small on a visit to this great cathedral the size and grander You will need around 1 hour for your visit It is well sighted and has a long history

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Phillip B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hadn’t visited for many years . Was very interesting and due to the weather we were able to take time to read the information carefully before

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing visit, lots of information available, staff excellent, boys loved the crypt and learning about years gone by

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Smudgemonty
Reviewed 1 week ago

The cathedral retains its religious heart whilst taking the visitor back through centuries of history. A beautiful peaceful house of God that draws the visitor into the a journey through time. The visit to the Map of Mundi well worth the small entry fee. Enthusiastic...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Vickytrainer49
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were up in Hereford for a wedding recently and thought we'd have a mosy around Hereford Cathedral. Such a beautiful cathedral! We paid £6 each to see the Mappa Mundi exhibition and the chained library and both were very interesting. I would definitely recommend...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

During a weekend in Worcester we drove up to Hereford for a few hours on the Sunday. Parking was easy and fairly inexpensive just beside the main bridge into town. Although there were plenty of people around the city centre, the majority were walking around...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Kim P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Set in the middle of town this Cathedral is a beautiful building, and well worth a look around. Spend some time viewing the stained glass windows, absolutely gorgeous. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Zoe J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited today the 6th Feb, we were impressed with the wonderful cathedral which is stunning and the wonderful lunch which we enjoyed with helpful staff, however the whole experience was let down by one person! Not having time to visit the Mappa of Mundi...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Susie2167
AbbyJ253, Public Relations Manager at Hereford Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave this review and highlight your negative experience. We are very disappointed that our visitor welcome was not to the standard we expect and whole heartedly apologise that it spoilt what had otherwise been an enjoyable...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have visited many cathedrals, but this is one of the most beautiful. There us so much to see, with lovely stained glass windows, fabulous stone and wood carving, a very atmospheric crypt and beautiful Lady Chapel. The staff were all very warm and welcoming....More

Date of experience: February 2019
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August 13, 2018|
Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
hi,not 100% sure but have a look at the web site for it or it should be on Hereford tourist board site,cheers,dave.
April 14, 2018|
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Response from ClareS331 | Property representative |
As others have commented, we do not offer public parking at all, as space around the cathedral is so limited. If disabled visitors are coming to a special event, they may contact the cathedral office - details on our... More
March 25, 2018|
Response from ClareS1923 | Property representative |
Yes, it will. The Liturgy of the Passion is quite long - it probably won't finish until well after three o'clock - but once it is over the cathedral will be open until after Evening Prayer which is said at 5.30 pm in the... More