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Gloucester Cathedral

Add Gloucester Cathedral to your Itinerary

Type:Cathedral/Minster

College Green
Gloucester
Gloucestershire
GL1 2LX

Tel: +44 (0)1452 528095

Fax: +44 01452 300469

Gloucester Cathedral.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£7.00 per ticket

An optional donation of £5.00 per adult is suggested as this contributes to the maintenance of the building.

Tower Tours

If you are over six years old and are able to climb up and down 269 tours you are welcome to join a tour up Gloucester Cathedral's tower. Enjoy seeing the bells and the stunning rooftop views. The tours cost £7 per Adult and £1 per child (6yrs - 16yrs). Children under the age of 6 are not permitted due to Health and Safety.

Mon-Tue 2.30pm (school holidays only)
Wed-Fri 2.30pm
Sat 1.30pm and 2.30pm
Sun Closed
Bank Holiday 11.30 am, 1:30pm and 2:30pm


Crypt Tours

Cathedral Crypt tours take place daily at 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm and 2.30pm upon request. These are free of charge, however donations are very gratefully received.

Facilities

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Key Features

  • In town/city centre - 2 Minutes Walk from the Cross into Westgate Street and the Cathedral will be on the right.
  • No Smoking Attraction

Accessibility

  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - Loop on sound system
  • Facilities for Visually Impaired Visitors - Touch model, braille guides and large print leaflets.
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors - Parking area for disabled visitors outside the Cathedral.
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Catering

  • On-Site café/restaurant - Undercroft restaurant max 70, Church House function suite 100 max.
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Printed Material in Foreign Languages - Leaflets in all the most commun languages.
  • Staff fluent in foreign languages ** (List of languages are separately given)
  • Tea / Coffee Shop
  • Toilets

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards children
  • Marketed towards families

Languages spoken

  • French spoken
  • German spoken
  • Spanish spoken

Printed Material in Foreign Languages

  • Chinese printed material
  • French printed material
  • German printed material
  • Italian printed material
  • Japanese printed material
  • Spanish printed material

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups
  • Guided Tours Available for Individuals

Map & Directions

Road Directions

From the North: Get off the M5 at Junction 11, at the roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A40 (signposted Gloucester/Cirencester). At Elmbridge Court roundabout take the 4th exit (signposted Ross). At the next roundabout take the first exit onto the A38 and then at the next roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A417 (St. Oswald's Road). At the next roundabout take the 2nd exit onto the A417. Keep left around Westgate Island and take the first left into Westgate Street. For the closest car park take the first left into the car park. Walk out of the car park and turn left, walk up Westgate Street. After a short walk, turn left in to College Street and into the Cathedral Grounds.

From the South: Get off the M5 at Junction 12, at the roundabout take the first exit onto the B4008. At the Cross Keys roundabout take the 3rd exit onto the A38. At the next roundabout continue forward. At the traffic lights continue forward (stay in the left hand lane, signposted Ross) onto the A430, Secunda Way. Continue forward on this by pass until you come to a roundabout, stay in the left hand lane and take the 2nd exit (on to Hempstead Lane). Follow the road until you arrive at a T Junction. At the T Junction turn right. Keep in the right hand lane and take the exit at the roundabout. Immediately take the exit left into Westgate Street. Take the 1st left into the car park. This is the closest car park to the Cathedral. Walk out of the car park and turn left, walk up Westgate Street. After a short walk, just after the begining of the pedestrianised are turn left in to College Street and in to the Cathedral grounds.

Public Transport Directions

Short stroll from Gloucester Bus and Train Station. From the Train Station, cross Bruton Way and walk into the Bus Station. Walk through the archway in the Bus Station and out on to Station Road. Continue forward into Clarence Street, at the end turn right into Eastgate Street. At the pedestrianised cross road continue forward into Westgate Street. After a short walk, turn right down College Court and in to the Cathedral grounds.

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Opening Times

Opening (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday07:3018:00
Tuesday07:3018:00
Wednesday07:3018:00
Thursday07:3018:00
Friday07:3018:00
Saturday07:3018:00
Sunday07:3018:00
Bank Holiday07:3018:00
Opening (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday07:3018:00*
Tuesday07:3018:00*
Wednesday07:3018:00*
Thursday07:3018:00*
Friday07:3018:00*
Saturday07:3018:00*
Sunday07:3018:00*

* -In term time the building is closed between 08:45 and 09.15 for school assembly.
-There may be days when access to some areas of the areas of the Cathedral is restricted due to services and other major events.
Sunday services are held at 7.40am, 8.00am, 10.15am and 3.00pm.
-You are most welcome to join these services, but please be aware that Cathedral access will be restricted.
-Recommended Sunday viewing times: 11.45am-2.45pm.

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

Related

Saturday, 2nd December 2017 - Saturday, 2nd December 2017

Cathedral Boy and Girl Choristers and Cathedral Junior Choir
more info

Sunday, 3rd December 2017 - Sunday, 3rd December 2017

Advent Carol Service by Candlelight
more info

Sunday, 19th November 2017 - Sunday, 19th November 2017

Christmas Lantern Procession
more info

Thursday, 16th November 2017 - Thursday, 16th November 2017

Mary Jess Winter Tour 2017
more info

Saturday, 21st October 2017 - Sunday, 29th October 2017

The Big Cathedral Draw
more info

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