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Gloucester Cathedral

Open today: 7:00 AM - 6:30 PM
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A beautiful cathedral

Gloucester is a huge and beautiful cathedral. Well worth a visit. The only downside was the lack of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
annd210355
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Tower tour

Most people know it is in some of the scenes of Harry Potter and the crypt tour also allows you to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Cathedral of the Cotswolds in the heart of Gloucester. Gloucester Cathedral is a place where all are welcome, regardless of background or faith. We are open 365 days a year and are proud that entry into the building is completely free for everyone...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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12 College Green, Gloucester GL1 2LX, England
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All reviews harry potter whispering gallery stained glass edward ii crypt tour well worth a visit beautiful building lady chapel amazing architecture east window fan vaulting buried here steeped in history take photos coffee shop no charge lots of history
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Wonderful cathedral, amazing whispering gallery, and particularly visited to see Edward II tomb. Downside to the visit was upon entering the cathedral. We were welcolmed with 'would you like to make a donation?'. We gladly did, whilst also being told that there was a guided...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Larry F
Reviewed 3 days ago

Gloucester is a huge and beautiful cathedral. Well worth a visit. The only downside was the lack of disabled parking facilities. At the time of my visit there were building works going on so this might have changed since but I would recommend checking before...More

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

Most people know it is in some of the scenes of Harry Potter and the crypt tour also allows you to visit the crypts which is one of the sites of Sherlock scenes. However, not all even the locals, know you can access the towers...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Elsasong3
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

An incredible building packed with history. So much to find out, always worth taking one of the guided tours as there are lots of lovely little secrets to discover.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank paulbakerfamily
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a lovely time. Cathedral had activities for kids and the volunteers are really informative. The cathedral is stunning!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sara c
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lovely place to visit steeped in so much history great walk round the building is phenominAl will go again

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank JimW1650
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time inside the cathedral after 4 years of living in the city. Looking to acquire a bible for partners elderly father, and directed to the gift shop by a lady from WH Smiths. Upon entering the cathedral courtyard which is impressive and tranquil this...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank t0rquilg
Reviewed 6 days ago

Very interesting building to visit to admire the architecture. Well worth spending an hour just wandering around.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank spudDorset
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is an absolutely beautiful building both inside and out. Fantastic gargoyles! Technically entry is by donation- but it's clear its encouraged that you pay the £5 suggested adult donation. However it is worth it! Stunning architecture and stained glass windows. Loved the whispering gallery...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank TJeinsteinwood
Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit costly to enter, but once inside the place is amazing. The architecture is awe-inspiring. and the stain-glass windows something else. You need to visit at least once.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank William R
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moranclan2016
November 19, 2018|
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Response from Frances B | Property representative |
Hello, There are many public car parks within reach of the Cathedral on foot. You can find more information on our website under Visit - Plan your Visit - Find us. The Cathedral is also a 15 minute walk from the train and... More
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morgannwg64
July 9, 2018|
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Hello, We have finished the work in and around the Cathedral! There's a little scaffolding up around the far East End but nothing major inside. If you have a specific date in mind when you would like to come, do get in... More
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19Maureen01
August 23, 2017|
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There are several car parks around the Cathedral that are all within walking distance. Please take a look at the Cathedral's website where you can find all the information you need about visiting us and see maps showing the... More
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