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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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Beautiful, spiritual, historical place

We went during the summer holidays when they take the chairs out of the Nave and lay a cloth 'copy' of the Chartres cathedral stone labyrinth. You have to take your shoes off and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Guemene-sur-Scorff, France
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Guemene-sur-Scorff, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went during the summer holidays when they take the chairs out of the Nave and lay a cloth 'copy' of the Chartres cathedral stone labyrinth. You have to take your shoes off and you can spend a silent, contemplative half hour walking barefoot around the maze - lovely. Apart from that, this place is steeped in history and the... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This fine old building is one of the UKs finest. It stands majestic and is a definite must when in Gloucester even if it means missing that extra pint. As soon as you walk in the great entrance you are met by its huge vastness. There is far too much to put down and the only way to appreciate it... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I came here as a campaign by bishop Rachel to pray for ourselves and communities we serve. It was nice to see the whole cathedral and its a great place of tranquillity.

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Thank Ian H
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have lived in Gloucester all my life and I am very proud of our cathedral. It is not so well known as some of the cathedrals around the country, but it is absolutely steeped in history. One of our kings was crowned there, and it has the largest window of its kind in the country. It is a must... More 

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Thank pwtitch
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When we think of the cathedrals of England, Gloucester is not one that immediately springs to mind. A friend and I were finishing up a few days in the Cotswolds and were encouraged to see Gloucester Cathedral before leaving the area. We parked our rental car in a centrally located car park and made our way through narrow streets lined... More 

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Thank Dorothy T
Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Breathtaking, definitely worth a visit. My children loved the children trail around the whispering gallery.

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Thank paulaH3839BA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Apart from having rubbish seats because we didn't get there early enough, the carols we amazing and will be a yearly thing for my family. The history and architecture is amazing and 1 visit is not enough if you like this sort of thing. Highly recommend and the area (not town centre) is beautiful

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Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Glorious cathedral , stunning architecture . Tomb of Edward the second still magnificent. Cloisters awe inspiring and beautiful stained glass windows . This beautiful cathedral is well worth a visit.

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Thank Shropshirelass56
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The cloisters are particularly interesting especially to Harry Potter fans. There is a cafe in the Cathedral which is in the centre of Gloucester. Around the corner is the Beatrix Potter museum which is quaint

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Thank Margaret G
Telford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Cathedral is free to enter, a charge for tower tours is applicable. We were greeted as we entered by a friendly gentleman who welcomed us. As we entered the cloisters we were amazed by their intricate beauty. We had coffee and cake in the coffee shop which was very good value for money. The Cathedral has had its stonework... More 

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