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Worcester Cathedral

8 College Yard, Worcester WR1 2LA, England
+44 1905 732900
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Stunning

We had a delightful greeting from the staff, and a clear "map" of the main points of interest. A... read more

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Bob H
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
Great place to visit

No doubt about it that this is a special place. We visited on a hot day when the adjacent city... read more

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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 Anglo-Saxon roots, special saints, glorious musical heritage - and much more. Sunday Eucharist 10.30am, Daily Evensong/Evening Prayer 5.30pm weekdays, 4pm Sundays. Free admission. Turn up for a Tour from March to end November Monday - Saturday 11am & 2.30pm and November to end April Saturdays 11am & 2.30pm. Tower open (weather permitting) Saturdays/Sundays from April to end of October, school summer holidays and Bank Holidays.
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8 College Yard, Worcester WR1 2LA, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We had a delightful greeting from the staff, and a clear "map" of the main points of interest. A homely place, with stunning architecture and stained glass windows - as practicing Christians, my wife and I felt at home here, as we do in our...More

Thank Bob H
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

No doubt about it that this is a special place. We visited on a hot day when the adjacent city centre shops were bustling and hot into the calm and cool of this fascinating building. The tower tour is different to most because there is...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Contains the tombs of King John (of Magna Charta fame) and Prince Arthur (brother of Henry VIII - how different history would have been had he lived and become king!). Also, magnificent windows, both old and new, tombs of knights and their ladies, and a...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great place to visit - we could have spent a lot longer than we did wandering around as it is fascinating. The only shame was that the tower was closed on the day we visited. It's free to look around - but asks...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Located on the Severn, the cathedral is a must visit, if you are in or near Worcester. its free and you can wander at your own pace. dont forget to visit King John. After your visit, wander along the river to Diglis Basin where you...More

Thank 10Orchard
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A most impressive Cathedral, and well worth the visit if in the area. It is free to enter the cathedral, however there is a suggested donation of £7 per person, and to take pictures you have to buy a photography pass for £3. The cathedral...More

Thank richiej1984
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Amazing to immerse yourself in the history of centuries gone by. Before you descend to the crypt, which is fascinating but very peaceful ;look at King John's resting place! If you get chance go up the tower (probably not suitable for children under 5) the...More

Thank Nicola D
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Wonderful cathedral which is a must visit for any new visitor to Worcester. Riverside location. Toilets and a very nice cloisters café.

Thank ianY5596NS
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Well worth a visit. Have been to bigger grander cathedrals but the feeling of calm Serenity is beautiful as you walk around Worcester Cathedral so pop in and see for yourselves the splendid interior

Thank John B
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Worth a visit to see this wonderful cathedral with the beautiful river Severn running along side of it feed the swans The grandchildren went to Kings school which is adjacent to the cathedral.

Thank Doreen H
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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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