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Calm and serenity

A stunningly beautiful cathedral with a wonderful sense of peace and tranquility. A haven after all... read more

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purplepowderpuff
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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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Very interesting

Worth visiting with very knowledgeable volunteers. Mappa Mundi is the largest medieval map known... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JoDCRT
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A stunningly beautiful cathedral with a wonderful sense of peace and tranquility. A haven after all the shopping.

Thank purplepowderpuff
Reviewed 2 days ago

Worth visiting with very knowledgeable volunteers. Mappa Mundi is the largest medieval map known to exist and is an amazing sight.

Thank JoDCRT
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It always was (I have been visiting since 1967 and have rubbed brasses there). The restored Cantilupe shrine is exquisite, the Thomas Denny Windows even more so.

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Although smaller than some Cathedrals Hereford has a lovely sense of peace and permanence. It has been worshipped in for 1300 years and is home to the amazing Mappa Mundi world map, chained library and many other interesting artifacts.

Thank 802pamela
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you are interested in Gothic architecture and medieval history this is a must. The cathedral dates back to the time of the Norman conquest. The museum also holds the Map of Mundi. A fascinating map dating from C1300. There is also a chained library....More

Thank Gwen D
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a very interesting cathedral and in amazing condition despite its age. We happened to be visiting when the organ was being played...awe inspiring!

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AbbyJ253, Public Relations Manager at Hereford Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Although we were sadly in the Cathedral for a Memorial Service, the majesty of the place added to the tone of the day & was the perfect setting to remember a much loved & well know local person. Sitting in contemplation gave us the chance...More

Thank Sarah C
AbbyJ253, Public Relations Manager at Hereford Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind words. We're glad you were able to spend time in the cathedral despite it being a sad occasion.

Reviewed 1 week ago

We opted for the guided tour which is £5 per person. We thought this was well worth the money as the guide pointed out many things which we would have missed. This takes approximately 1 hour and is very informative. The mix of old and...More

Thank Janett G
AbbyJ253, Public Relations Manager at Hereford Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. We find that visitors who take part in one of our tours say that it enhances their visit to the cathedral and we are lucky to have such knowledgeable guides!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit. The cathedral has evolved over time to include some fabulous new stained glass windows as well as the historic gems of mappa mundy and the chained library. Staff all helpful and friendly

Thank Sue B
AbbyJ253, Public Relations Manager at Hereford Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not the biggest or grandest cathedral but it is the scale and sense of community which for us makes it one of the best. The Mappa Mundi and the Chained Library are fascinating, the staff very friendly and the food very reasonably priced...More

Thank Steve B
AbbyJ253, Public Relations Manager at Hereford Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review! We will be sure to pass your compliments about the millionaire's shortbread onto our Cafe Team!

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heywoodboddington
August 13, 2018|
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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.
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Liz M
April 14, 2018|
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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
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Excursion134936
March 25, 2018|
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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
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