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Worcester Cathedral

Worcester Cathedral

Worcester Cathedral

Contact

Mrs Susan Macleod

01905 732903

Address

Chapter Office,
8 College Yard,
Worcester,
Worcestershire,
WR1 2LA

Events at this Venue

Details

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 cost £4 adult, £2 children or £8 family (2 adults and up to 4 children).

Prebooked historical tours of the Cathedral for groups in 2015 cost £6 for adults and £5.50 for concessions. If you wish to bring a group to Worcester Cathedral, our trained experienced guides can provide general or specialist tours. Tours can be tailored to your requirements.
Prebooked historical tours for groups generally last 1 hour or 1 and a half hours, to suit the group. Our specialist prebooked historical tours for groups can have a requested theme to them: Cathedral Architecture, The Civil War, The Cathedral Monuments, The Victorian stained glass windows, Cathedral Music, The Missericords & Famous People such as King John, Prince Arthur, Sir Edward Elgar, Sir Stanley Baldwin, Woodbine Willie, The Duke of Hamilton, St Wulfstan & St Oswald, to name but a few.

Tours for children and school workshops can be booked. Special needs groups are welcome.

We offer refreshments in Cloister Cafe, a quality gift shop and Conference facilities with 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 accessDisabled toiletsFacilities for educational visitsFrench signs/guidesGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencing

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Location

Directions

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.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • 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
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed