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Worcester Cathedral

8 College Yard, Worcester WR1 2LA, England
+44 1905 732900
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A must see.

When in Worcester you have to visit this fabulous cathedral. It's free access and wonderfully kept... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Edward W
County Dublin, Ireland
via mobile
Awe Inspiring

One of the truly great English Cathedrals, Worcester has everything you would want from a visit of... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Leicester, United Kingdom
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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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8 College Yard, Worcester WR1 2LA, England
+44 1905 732900
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

When in Worcester you have to visit this fabulous cathedral. It's free access and wonderfully kept. King John is entombed there. A must see place!

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 27 October 2016

One of the truly great English Cathedrals, Worcester has everything you would want from a visit of this nature. Towering over the city like the masterpiece that it is, the exterior architecture is magnificent, the interior is delicate and ornate, the views from the tower...More

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Stunning building with an amazing history .. civil war commandary nearby ... good day out ....situated in stunning city

Thank timduggie
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were amazed at the size of the cathedral and it's beauty. It is free to visit. You can climb the tower for a small fee which gives a great view of Worcester.

Thank sjj566498
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

What a beautifully preserved gothic cathedral in the wonderful city of Worcester. It has so much to see and the back drop to the river Severn is simply beautiful Arrange a trip to the library and stone masons yard if you can So much to...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 25 October 2016

A beautiful Cathedral so much to see and lots of history well worth a visit. Free but a donation is suggested of £5 well worth it. Coffee and cake in there small but atmospheric cafe is lovely. At certain times you can climb the tower...More

Thank Topsyfeet
Reviewed 23 October 2016

This was our first visit to this city and its cathedral. What a pleasant surprise entry was free but donations are asked for but not verbally. A beautiful church with king John grave as well as prince Arthur's. If in this city a must to...More

Thank Copperpot2016
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This is a beautiful cathedral with a lot of interesting historical things to see. The one that stuck out for me was the tomb of Prince Arthur who was Henry XIII older brother who married Catherine of Aragon at 15 and then died 5 months...More

Thank t e r
Reviewed 20 October 2016

An essential venue for those wishing to learn more about English history, particularly around the time of King John, whose tomb can be viewed here.

Thank ultrafox1963
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Went to see a production by Worcester Rep Company of Shakespeare's "King John". A world exclusive of a play performed in any cathedral on the very day of the 800th anniversary of his death at Worcester Cathedral. Performed in front of his tomb by an...More

Thank SilverNomad04
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is there an admissions charge please?
22 September 2016|
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Response from debdancing | Reviewed this property |
Officially no, but there is a "suggested" donation of about £7.00. I didn't officially donate but, as I took lots of photos, I was happy to pay £3.00 for a photography permit and, because I got so much from my visit, I made... More