WORCESTER CATHEDRAL is one of England’s loveliest cathedrals. With royal tombs of King John and Prince Arthur, medieval cloisters, ancient crypt and chapter house, and magnificent Victorian stained glass. There is also a fascinating ancient library and archive, which houses the second largest collection of medieval manuscripts in any cathedral in the UK.

Worcester Cathedral is open daily 7.30am-6pm, with Services three times daily. Entry is free

We welcome families, groups, and individuals, with refreshments, a quality gift shop, and disabled access.

Group Guided Tours can be booked all year round. Individuals are able to 'Turn up for a Tour' at 11.00am and 2.30pm on Saturdays. In addition from April to the end of November individuals can ‘Turn up for a tour’ twice a day, Monday to Saturday at 11.00am and at 2.30pm. To visit the medieval library booking is essential.

From Easter to the end of October The Tower is open on Saturdays and Bank Holidays. It is also open during the school summer holidays.

Those working in this inspiring building are amazed and delighted to be able to learn something new every day. Come and discover more for yourself about the cathedral, visit any day of the year.

We also offer conference facilities catering for 6-60.

Access to most parts of the Cathedral is available for disabled visitors. (At present access is not available to  the Tower and the Library due to the ancient, narrow spiral staircases. Access to the crypt is planned for the future.).

A tactile guide can be used by the visually impaired. A loop is available at all services for the hard of hearing. 

There is nearby parking, bus and train stations. 

Click here for the Abberley and Malvern Hills GeoPark leaflet which includes self-guided geology and landscape tours.

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4.5 of 5 stars
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TripAdvisor Ranking #1 of 28 attractions in Worcester
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  • 25 Mar 2015: “Beautiful Cathedral”
  • 25 Mar 2015: “Well Worth The Time To Visit”
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