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.
- Accepts groups
- Baby changing facilities
- Disabled access
- Disabled toilets
- Facilities for conferencing
- Facilities for educational visits
- Facilities for hearing impaired
- French signs/guides
- Gift shop
- On-site light refreshments
- Picnic site
- Public toilets
- Smoking not allowed
- Wheelchairs available