Attraction in Gloucester
The cathedral is situated in the centre of Gloucester off Westgate Street. Worship continues daily with sung evensong most days. The impressive nave has massive Norman pillars. From the nave move to the famous fan vaulted cloisters where scenes from the Harry Potter films were shot. Other features worth finding are the clock in the north transept, the tombs of 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 painted pipes. Leading from the ambulatory, behind the high altar, is the Lady Chapel with its minstrels' galleries and music chapel. A visit would not be complete without finding the whispering gallery, which can be found half way through the new exhibition on the Great East Window. Time may allow a guided tour with one of our trained guides who may be able to take you into the crypt.
Nearest UK Airport: Bristol
Months Open: Every Day 8am to after Evensong
Groups/Parties Welcome: Yes
Conference Facilities: Yes
Admission Price: Donation requested
Gift Shop: Yes
Catering: Coffee Shop
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