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Popped in to see Poppy display

We went to the Cathedral today to see the poppy display these were knitted poppies and were very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Gloucester, United Kingdom

Cathedrals in the UK are always worth a visit and this is no exception. A friendly welcome... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Miranda M
Chertsey, United Kingdom
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Cathedral of the Cotswolds in the heart of Gloucester. Gloucester Cathedral is a place where all are welcome, regardless of background or faith. We are open 365 days a year and are proud that entry into the building is completely free for everyone...more
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12 College Green | Gloucestershire, Gloucester GL1 2LX, England
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All reviews harry potter whispering gallery stained glass edward ii crypt tour well worth a visit magnificent building lady chapel amazing architecture east window buried here steeped in history take photos coffee shop no charge lots of history free entry
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to the Cathedral today to see the poppy display these were knitted poppies and were very nice not quite as grand as the displays near London.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cathedrals in the UK are always worth a visit and this is no exception. A friendly welcome. Guided tours. I did find the Harry Potter stuff for sale in the gift shop rather an odd choice.

Thank Miranda M
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedral is full of history, and that is presented in an imaginative way - in the garden outside, with plaques inside, with helpful guides and displays. The architecture is inspiring and beautiful. But the Cathedral staff also want to encourage local churches to see...More

Thank Mary354
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took our 8 yr old Grandson for a tour of the Cathedral and to see the Poppy Waterfall, didn’t realise how interested he would be but he loved it, especially the upstairs activities, had lunch there as well (Monks Kitchen) I think it was called!...More

Thank Lynn B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful Cathedral bursting with history. Whispering Gallery. Hands on area for children. Lovely,improved grounds. Easy access. Well worth visiting.

Thank app4k01ubstm42qud707
Reviewed 1 week ago

The church is set in the old part of the ancient city of Gloucester and was used to film scenes from Harry Potter.

Thank rogerpeglar
Reviewed 1 week ago

I feel so lucky to live so near to the Cathedral. At the moment there is an amazing waterfall of poppies

Thank Jennifer W
Reviewed 1 week ago

This really is a truly magnificent building and being refurbished has made it even better. Right in the heart of the city but so tranquil - can just sit and relax or simply admire its beauty. Lovely walk right around but it is just such...More

Thank Terence K
Reviewed 1 week ago

a short visit was made very poignant by the lovely WW1 memorial poppy waterfall in the nave. I paid respects to family members who'd served ,it was very moving.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As my title suggests this is the thing to visit if in Gloucester and it does not disappoint. Could spend well over one hour looking around and discovering the rich history of this cathedral. Big shout out to all the Cole trees who are so...More

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9 July 2018|
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Response from Frances B | Property representative |
Hello, We have finished the work in and around the Cathedral! There's a little scaffolding up around the far East End but nothing major inside. If you have a specific date in mind when you would like to come, do get in... More
23 August 2017|
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Response from GCCommsTeam | Property representative |
There are several car parks around the Cathedral that are all within walking distance. Please take a look at the Cathedral's website where you can find all the information you need about visiting us and see maps showing the... More
28 January 2017|
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Response from GCCommsTeam | Property representative |
Hi Benji504, Generally weekdays are the quietest after 9.30am and between 3pm and 4pm. I would suggest you take a look at our website to see when services and events are on and also, importantly, if we are closed for any... More