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truro cathedral

Really nice building wasn't expecting to find it in what seemed like such a small town. Not as big... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Smiddty
A reflective place

Welcoming in a quiet way. Peaceful. The remains of the old parish church (Chapel / side isle - a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael T
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14 St. Marys Street, Truro TR1 2AF, England
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All reviews beautiful building stained glass well worth a visit light a candle christmas shop gothic style guide book amazing architecture peaceful place the heart of the city visited truro no charge coffee shop free entry donation choir carvings
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Really nice building wasn't expecting to find it in what seemed like such a small town. Not as big as place slike Bath etc where i previously visited but for sure worth a peek inside if near bye

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Smiddty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Welcoming in a quiet way. Peaceful. The remains of the old parish church (Chapel / side isle - a great place to pray and be quiet. The shop was friendly and helpful. the choir was uplifting. the building is interesting but you need to look...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michael T
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth a family visit, but not as old as it looks. Services around Christmas are particularly interesting.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is well worth a visit if in Truro. The cathedral is stunning inside and out with stunning architecture. Be advised the gift shop hours are different to the cathedral so we couldn't purchase souvenirs.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CHELLEFOUBISTER
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Centrally located, the cathedral is clearly visible as you enter Truro, although the entrance is slightly hidden away behind the main shopping area. Free to enter, it is more modern than many other cathedrals, but still has a traditional interior. Even though we visited off...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jellybellydancer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful Cathedral built late 19th Century incorporating a large proportion of the earlier St Mary’s church ; wellinterpreted and stained glass windows worth a visit on their own. Just a pity the gift shop was closed 😟

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 15 January 2019 via mobile

Excellent place to visit. Organist was practicing absolutely marvellous. Nice cup of coffee too. Could spend a full day here. Everyone welcome.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 14gma
Reviewed 12 January 2019

Truro Cathedral is in the high street of Cornwall. To escape the hassle of busy crowds this is a good place to sit and reflect or just to relax. The architect of the building is beautiful inside and outside. Free entry and a small gift...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 1 January 2019

It is always a joy to return to this wonderful church and escape from the hustle and bustle of being a tourist in the area. Not only is it pleasant to spend some quiet time in contemplation, we also like to support the cafe and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Julie A
Reviewed 31 December 2018 via mobile

Being relatively modern (Victorian) this is quite a simple interior but for me the most interesting part is the incorporation of part of the prior church of St Mary into the building on the right side.

Date of experience: December 2018
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21 October 2018|
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Response from EclecticLife | Reviewed this property |
Just looked on their website and this is what they say on their faqs page- CAN I BRING MY DOG TO THE CATHEDRAL? Unfortunately only Assistance Dogs can be admitted to the cathedral. There is one exception for one day of the... More
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Jannerbloke
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Response from rubberband | Reviewed this property |
I highly doubt they'd contain gluten as usually they're rice paper. I don't live in Truro I was just visiting as a tourist sorry.
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It’s free to go in but they like for you to make a donation
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