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Gloucester Cathedral

12 College Green

A warm welcome awaits you at Gloucester Cathedral - one of the finest medieval buildings in the country and the jewel in the city of Gloucester's crown.

Our knowledgeable and friendly Guides will lead you through 1000 years of history. Trace the architectural styles from Norman through Perpendicular to the present day where our team of stonemasons are still busy carving and casting. The extraordinary fan-vaulted medieval cloisters and Great East Window are national treasures and the Lady Chapel houses some of the finest Arts & Crafts glass in the country.

The tomb of Edward II became a place of pilgrimage in the 14th century and inspired the innovative cathedral building we know and love today. It is the only monarch's tomb in the South West, one of only a few outside London and as such is of both historical and architectural significance.

The Cathedral Choir stems from that established by Henry VIII and is of a very high standard. The choir sings at the Sunday Eucharist and at most daily Evensongs during school term time.

There is plenty for families to see and do, including the Whispering Gallery, the Giant Jigsaw and the Teddy Trail - not forgetting the chance to see where Harry Potter and Dr Who were filmed.

ServicesSunday 7.40am Matins; 8.00am Holy Communion; 10.15am Sung Eucharist (with Children's Church in term time); 3.00pm Choral EvensongMonday - Saturday 8.00am Holy Communion; 8.30am Matins; 5.30pm Evensong (Evening Prayer on Mondays, 4.30pm on Saturdays)

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The cathedral is off Westgate Street not far from the Cross where the four gate streets meet in the centre of Gloucester.

Gloucester Cathedral Postcode for SatNav: GL1 2LX


+44 (0)1452 528 095
+44 (0)1452 300 469

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