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Gloucester Cathedral

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Address: 12 College Green, Gloucester GL1 2LX, England
Phone Number: +44 1452 528095
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Cathedral of the Cotswolds

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Totally love Gloucester Cathedral

Amazing cloisters, beautiful ceiling, wonderful evensong and fantastic historical experience, good cup of tea too!

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Susie P
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Amazing cloisters, beautiful ceiling, wonderful evensong and fantastic historical experience, good cup of tea too!

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Thank Susie P
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The cloisters were stunning. The cathedral was imposing, and the guided tour was amazing. I'm not surprised that Harry Potter was filmed there, and many other plays have been staged there. A real treat as a stage "set." Not to be missed.

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Thank Sue W
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Such an interesting place. Magnificent architecture, intriguing stained glass both ancient and modern. Guides were knowledgeable and helpful. Music and worship inspirational.

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Thank Jill G
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It is rare to visit one of the magnificent Cathedrals in the UK without having to pay up front, but you can do just this at this beautiful building. The colonnades in particular are breathtaking in their architecture, and worth the visit alone. A £5:00 suggested donation? Well worth it!

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Thank Tim P
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Gloucester Is not the biggest or the best of our English heritage - but it is a beautiful example of the Gothic style, very delicate and soaring upwards. In addition, the cloisters may well be the finest in the UK. They are incredibly carved - in fine intricate detail and patterns, more like a fragile wasps' nest than stone. There... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We found the cathedral a lovely visit and very interesting and the tour guide of the under ground tour was great and only asking for donations so you could give what you could afford well worth a visit we viewed top to bottom

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Thank Mary V
Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful Cathedral with lots of history...lovely garden in the cloisters...high ceilings and beautiful stained glass. My second visit and would be back again 😀

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Thank NicVen2
Darlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Taken aback by the splendour of this fantastic Cathedral.Staff and guides were superb and very helpful.

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paignton devon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

we visited on our trip to Gloucester, unfortunately half the cathedral was closed to visitors due to a musical event.. What was on view was a trip through time, accompanied by all the information needed to make the visit worthwile

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really enjoyed visiting this truly historic cathedral. Children found it interesting too, although maybe kids activities could be introduced.

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