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Worcester Cathedral

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family visit

Plenty of eateries of good value and quality. Old world pubs very welcoming. Good walks by the... read more

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johnno102
At the heart of the community

A magical place. It's not just a museum. It's not just a cathedral. It is a community centre - and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Royal Tombs, the first round Chapter House, Architecture through the ages, beautiful Norman Crypt. New: Telling the Story -Visit the Crypt Exhibition, explore our interactive touch screens, use our mobile App Trails. Find out about the Cathedral's...more
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8 College Yard, Worcester WR1 2LA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Plenty of eateries of good value and quality. Old world pubs very welcoming. Good walks by the river and visit to cathedral a must.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A magical place. It's not just a museum. It's not just a cathedral. It is a community centre - and that's a positive. From Shakespeare to opera, from a muezzin to a sports exhibition; from evensong to Carol concerts it is literally at the heart...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It is a beautiful building, amazing architecture. Worth to visit during your stay in Worcester. The view from the top is spectacular. Excellent program for the whole family.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago

By chance, our visit to cathedral to view Christmas tree display and also see tomb of King John, coincided with local schools practising for their forthcoming carol concert. Enchanting singing by Early Years pupils, who appeared to be responding beautifully under the direction of their...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Fabulous cathedral with grounds leading down to the river Severn... with it's riverside footpaths. The cathedral has tower tour's On certain days during the summer with fabulous views over Worcester and Malvern hills. 5 Stars VISIT..

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I was fortunate enough to see this beautiful Cathedral when a group of Gospel Singers were performing Saturday 1st December 2018. This spiritual space was filled with the powerful and uplifting sound of music and song from this fantastic choir from Birmingham. People from all...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited here while going to the Christmas Market. Lovely Cathedral. Being Christmas there was a group singing which was nice. Also there was a Christmas market in the Cloisters which had a wonderful range of products.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank pyoung151
Reviewed 1 week ago

Called in to Worcester cathedral this morning to see the Christmas trees in the cloisters. This is worth a visit as the variety,style and decoration of the trees is truly phenomenal. They are all done by different schools,charities,societies and businesses and are all different and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mike S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This cathederal is beautiful at any time but this time of year the wonderful Christmas Tree display is amazing and well worth a visit. Give yourself plenty of time to view the 100 different trees all decorated by different people/organisations. Sit and contemplate the workmanship...More

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

Visited here with my friend when we were visiting Worcester Christmas Fayre. Absolutely beautiful building, there was a service going on while we were there and there were a few Christmas stalls in there too and you can light a candle for loved ones for...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Officially no, but there is a "suggested" donation of about £7.00. I didn't officially donate but, as I took lots of photos, I was happy to pay £3.00 for a photography permit and, because I got so much from my visit, I made... More
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activegirl
Cotswolds, United Kingdom
Message for Pub-7 (1 Replies)
Hi Pub - how are you? Just read your thread re King John's tomb. I live near Worcester and you can see the tomb in Worcester Cathedral (if you haven't already done so) via go to google images, type in King John in Worcester Cathedral and click on the 2nd image along the top row and the pic will come up at the top. If you click on that it will enlarge the picture. Hope it works! .....activegirl
October 29, 2005|
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Active, Thanks! I'll check it out. Pub
Wendy W
Herefordshire/Gloucestershire (9 Replies)
We will be arriving in Birmingham and have about 3 days to spend in the area I n early August. We'd like to see the Cotswolds as well as Worcester Cathedral. We found a beautiful place to stay in Ross on Wye but now are wondering if we would be better off staying in Stow-on-the-Wold. I'd appreciate any input. Thank you
July 12, 2015|
Response fromYuri U|
Ross on Wye is in Herefordshire, though not far from Cotswolds. It very much depends on what exactly you wish to see in Cotswolds, but Stow on the Wold is in Cotswolds, so most of area's attractions are within a reach. Worcester is in Worcestershire, so if you wish to compromise - Evesham will be good location for visiting Northern Cotswolds and Worcester as well. Yuri.