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Gloucester Cathedral
12 College Green
Gloucester
Gloucestershire

GL1 2LX | View map
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Gloucester Cathedral proudly sits at the very heart of the City of Gloucester. Come and relax in the newly landscaped Cathedral Green, an open space from which you can begin to explore 1000 years of history and architecture including the extraordinary fan-vaulted medieval cloisters and the Great East Window, both of which are national treasures. Visit our beautifully restored Lady Chapel or hear the Cathedralís story in a new interactive exhibition in the Tribune Gallery before exploring the Whispering Gallery. See the tomb of King Edward II and effigy of Robert Duke of Normandy, also buried in the cathedral is John Stafford-Smith. The Choir boasts a fine set of misericords. The organ screen bears the fine organ with its decorative painted pipes

The Cathedral is well known for being the location of some major TV and film productions including the Harry Potter films which attracts visitors from all over the world.

Take a guided tour or wander around at leisure, the choice is yours.

We warmly welcome everyone to come and experience this amazing building for themselves.

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Nearest UK Airport: Bristol
Months Open: Every Day 8am to after Evensong
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Conference Facilities: Yes
Admission Price: Free, donation requested
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: The Monk's Kitchen

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