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Shrewsbury Cathedral

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Margaret Rope

Her glass is stunning, full of colour and vibrancy. The cathedral is only open in the afternoon but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sally W
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Montrose, United Kingdom
This little gem

Although this is small than many parigh curches this is an attractive cathedral and has some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Anselm1956
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Her glass is stunning, full of colour and vibrancy. The cathedral is only open in the afternoon but can be easily combined with a walk along the town walls and a look at the outside of the watch tower. It is very much worth a...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Sally W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although this is small than many parigh curches this is an attractive cathedral and has some exceptionally fine 19th and 20th century glass. The baptism window by Margaret Rope is particularly fine with its images of water and fire, lucid colours and a sense of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 8, 2019

went to the cathedral for a look round it is a nice cathedral with some nice stained glass windows and a small shop

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed June 28, 2019 via mobile

My friend and I took the tower tour at height in Shrewsbury 27th June - Matt was very humorous knowledgeable and supportive. Was a great add on to our Shrewsbury cathedral experience. What a great tour we had - took our time and felt he...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019

I visited this cathedral with my partner. We found the stewards to be very helpful and gave is some good information. Because we were looking for a 15th century memorial we made a few visits here to get more information over 2 days. We were...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 17, 2019

Went at around 2pm on a Wednesday. Place locked up, tried to get in but without success should have checked website

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed January 7, 2019

A lovely Cathedral, smaller than most we have visited and comparatively new at around 150 years old. Beautiful stained glass windows and an interior that has been updated with brighter colours which gives the interior a bright glow. Not as overwhelming as some of our...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 14, 2018

The cathedral is in the Town Walls, about ten minutes walk south from the centre of the town. I was lucky to be able to visit the cathedral on a Thursday in December, since the cathedral's website states that its only open to visitors in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PeteWLaw
Reviewed September 23, 2018

A conventional church which lacks the grandeur of many better known Cathedrals but still very pleasant with a few good windows and fine stone carvings.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChrisBram2014
Reviewed September 21, 2018

It was later in the afternoon when we stopped at the church. We were warmly welcomed by the volunteers. The stained glass windows are stunning! Postcards are available to purchase. There is a café, but it was closing. Next time, we will go earlier to...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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I don't think this Roman Catholic cathedral is the smallest in England, but I am not sure - sorry!
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