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.

Occasionally areas of the Cathedral are closed, or access restricted due to events. Please see the Planned Closures page here for more information

Click here to see a map of the inside of the Cathedral

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

Large groups of visitors must pre-book before coming to the Cathedral.

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.


We do not have our own visitor car park but there are several car parks within walking distance. Please click the link for details 


Disabled visitors or those with mobility problems can be dropped off at the North Door (College Yard WR1 2LA). Please then park in one of the nearby car parks. 

King Street car park has designated disabled spaces for Blue Badge holders


Assistance dogs are welcome in the Cathedral. 

Please see the Planned Closures page here for dates when tours are not available

The Tower is usually open to climb during weekends and school holidays from February to October (weather and events permitting).

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 6-45.

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 to see a clip of the Bishop of Worcester on the new cycling tour of churches around Worcester - 'Towers & Spires' 

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

Certificate of Excellence 2016
Read Reviews
"Fabulous " 22 November 2019 - A TripAdvisor Traveller Read 2,726 reviews of Worcester Cathedral
Website Design by WBPT