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Worcester Cathedral

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Address: 8 College Yard, Worcester WR1 2LA, England
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+44 1905 732900
07:30 - 18:00
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 18:00

Royal Tombs, the first round Chapter House, Architecture through the ages,...

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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It's large and full of interesting details. There is lots of carving, both wood and stone especially on memorials. There are useful interpretation notices by many of the more... read more

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's large and full of interesting details. There is lots of carving, both wood and stone especially on memorials. There are useful interpretation notices by many of the more interesting sights. Among the highlights are the tombs of King John and Price Arthur, elder brother of Henry VIII, and first husband of Catherine of Aragon. You can visit the crypt... More 

Thank Jeff1903
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent a very interesting hour or two walking round the cathedral. It is very much a working cathedral. While we were there flowers were being arranged, organ practice was going on. There were a couple of school trips taking place. This was a cathedral going around its normal daily business. It is a lovely peaceful place. Lots of signs up... More 

Thank GnomeDePlume2015
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

if you like history it don't come much better then this, not all cathedrals come with a Kings toom, if you want to pass 3-5 hours in history you find a better place to be, set in the town of Worcester with all the shops and café's near by and over looking the river Severn, It is a very quiet... More 

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Worcester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here many times and would rate this cathedral as one of the best I have seen. Beautifully situated and if you are lucky on occasions you can listen to choir practice . Quite inspiring,and for those who wish there is a beautiful prayer room to sit and reflect. There is a newly renovated coffee shop serving lots... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

At the moment there is quiet a bit of restoration going on, and exams at the next door Kings School - the Refectory is an examination venue, so there is a little bit of disruption to the full venue. However, it remains a fascinating and wonderful building / complex full of history and architectural intrigues. Look out for the grave... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A fascinating hour spent exploring this historic building. Paricularly excited to see the tomb of King John, and to go down into the Norman crypt. The ceiling and glas windows are fabulous. A great experience.

Thank schills1943
Forest of Dean Glouestershire England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit. A beautiful cathedral we were visiting worcester for couple of days and so glad we visited the cathedral it was stunning

Thank jeaniebarnes
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The weather on 1705 was dreadful. We decided to stop at Worcester on our way to Shropshire. Broadway was the first watering hole but the rain did not clear so we moved on to Worcester where the rain was just as bad. we parked near to the cathedral (due to the rain) and then spent a couple of hours inside.... More 

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Evesham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What an amazing cathedral. Grounds are nice and offer a nice river walk when it's a dry day where you can feed the swans.

Thank Amy K
Banbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This Cathedral is beautiful and definitely worth a visit. There is a lovely Cafe here too. Have been to the Cathedral before and will go back again. A very uplifting experience.

Thank Barbara G

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