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Worcester Cathedral Crypt

Worcester Cathedral Crypt


Mrs Susan Macleod

01905 732903


Chapter Office,
8 College Yard,

Events at this Venue


One of England's loveliest cathedrals, with Royal Tombs, Medieval cloisters, an ancient crypt and Chapter House and magnificent Victorian stained glass.

The present Cathedral building was begun in 1084. It is dedicated to Christ and the blessed Virgin Mary. Its attractions include King John's tomb, Prince Arthur's chantry, the early 12th Century Chapter House and St. Wulfstan's crypt.

Entry is still free.

The Tower is open on Saturdays and school holidays in the Summer, giving fantastic views of the City and beyond. Various exhibitions are shown throughout the year.

Guided tours for adults or children and school workshops can be booked. Special needs groups are welcome.

We offer refreshments in Priors Parlour Coffee Shop, a quality gift shop and Conference facilities with rooms catering for 6-60.

A superb venue for classical concerts, which are held regularly at the Cathedral.

The Cathedral Library open by appointment, is one of the world's most important libraries of medieval books and music.

Disabled Access - most parts of the Cathedral are accessible and parking can be made available for disabled visitors.

Baby changing facilitiesDisabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Disabled accessSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening details

Open all year
Open Christmas
Open New Year



See location of Worcester Cathedral on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SO 850544  Lat: 52.18798 Long: -2.21998

By Road:
From J7 M5, follow the signs Worcester City Centre & follow brown tourist signs. Travel along down London Road. After 3rd set of traffic lights turn left (Edgar Street), continue left along Edgar Street & left (King Street) for car park.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • French signs/guidesFrench signs/guides
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired