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Worcester Cathedral

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

So much history and atmosphere here. Allow plenty of time for a long visit as there is so much to... read more

Reviewed today
sarahys
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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Peaceful

Well worth stopping in to have a look. Guided tours are available and there are lots of information... read more

Reviewed yesterday
DavePatti
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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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+44 1905 732900
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Reviewed today

So much history and atmosphere here. Allow plenty of time for a long visit as there is so much to see.

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Reviewed yesterday

Well worth stopping in to have a look. Guided tours are available and there are lots of information points scattered about.

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Reviewed yesterday

Always good to revisit the cathedral and view the amazing tombs and monuments.Entry is free and the atmosphere relaxed and welcoming.

Thank Christine G
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely Cathedral, wonderful windows, stunning acoustics in the circular Chapter house, the largest in Europe. Endearing slypes dotted around the place - check out the Tea room. Burial place of King John (Magna Carta fame) and Prince Arthur (elder brother of Henry VIII). Guides are...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The magnificent Cathedral organ was being exercised as we approached. What an amazing sound; only pity was that practice finished shortly later. There's so much history surrounding Worcester, and this Cathedral is very much a part of it all. Big, airy and with lots of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I am not particularly a religious person but Worcester cathedral is a place worth while visiting. If you visit worcester than the cathedral is just, the architecture inside and out is astonishing along with it history makes for an interesting visit. There is a really...More

Thank Mark R
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the biggest cathedrals in the country, really incredible place to walk around, make sure to go up the tower, stunning views!

Thank Michael Steven G
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This beautiful building started as a smaller cathedral and was added to over the centuries. You can see examples of the way it has changed throughout, and there's lots of information and helpful guides on hand to explain the changes or point out things it...More

Thank L B
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful Cathedral, steeped in history. I can recommend the Sunday morning 8 am Holy Communion; what could be lovelier than the Cathedral Bells chiming the hour and sunlight shining through the stained glass windows. Followed of course by a peaceful communion.

Thank omannettie
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This cathedral is well organised for tourists, there is lots to see. The tower tour in the summer months is really worth doing. The shop sells really unique gifts, and the cafe is cute, but the setting is amazing. Just outside the back door is...More

Thank N9274OIteresah
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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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