Worcester Cathedral – Groups Welcome
Chapter Office, 8 College Yard, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR1 2LA
Worcester Cathedral is one of England's most magnificent and inspiring buildings, a place of prayer and worship for fourteen centuries.
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 Sundays from March – November, and during school holidays (weather and events permitting), 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 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 Misericords & 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 Café and a quality gift shop.
A superb venue for classical concerts, which are held regularly at the Cathedral.
The Cathedral Library open by appointment, is one of the country’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.