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Chester Cathedral

12 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU, England
+44 1244 324756
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Chester Cathedral is a living community of prayer and worship, and a centre of excellence in Church Music with a rich and fascinating heritage.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
12 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU, England
+44 1244 324756

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

A stunning Cathedral that as so much history. A must see for anyone that visits Chester ...love the stained glass windows and the garden area outside. Even got a nice little cafe and shop inside. I lit a candle for all my loved ones that...More

Thank Mel66186451
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One of my most favourite places visited durring my trip to the UK. The Cathedral is huge and beautiful within lovely grounds and also has a collection of sculptures throughout which add to the experience.

Thank Fun2Travel_7
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Spent weekend in Chester. Cathedral is massive so much to see inside and out with the gardens. A lot of different sculptures around the Cathedral of Aiminals. A Gorilla Zebra etc well worth having a look around Free to look around.

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 2 days ago

You really need some archtectoril knowledge to appreciate the vastness of this cathederal. A lot ot time is spent gazing aloft getting a stiff neck. There is much to see at eye level in total a good 2 hours just to walk round and glimpsing...More

Thank peterlathbury
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a couple of hours to kill so went to look at the modern sculpture exhibition in the cathedral. Firstly the cathedral is a beautiful building, complete with original features from its time as an abbey. Then the sculpture exhibition was well worth a...More

Thank HeatherTaz
Reviewed 3 days ago

lovely cathedral with helpful and knowledgeable staff. free to visit. Recommend a visit during a stroll round chester.

Thank beckx17
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Huge cathedral..free entry although that's not very clear as you enter - we overheard a few people asking each other if it was free to enter. As you go through, you almost feel obliged to buy a map £2 or a guidebook-top price £12 Makes...More

Thank roxiehart053
Reviewed 4 days ago

This exhibition is really worth seeing. 90 exhibits of animals nearly all full size inside the cathedral and outside in the grounds. Also you can look around this beautiful building. We were also lucky to hear the organ playing, brilliant. No pressure to give a...More

Thank Diana S
Reviewed 4 days ago

The cathedral was a must-see. The bonus was to be able to enjoy an art installation, and also experience a late morning service and listen to the simply sublime organist in full flow.

Thank NickandHelenaF
Reviewed 4 days ago

We've been here a few times for something to eat and drink in the cafe always refreshing. This week we went to see the Ark exhibition (free to enter) but bought a map (£2-00) of the exhibits. We spent a few hours walking about and...More

Thank graham136
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Sophie M
26 June 2017|
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Response from fairylindz | Reviewed this property |
I imagine so as everyone seemed to be recording or taking photos. you can't use anything during a service.
9 April 2016|
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Response from 21cyndyc | Reviewed this property |
I certainly did use my camera. Especially on the Lego project. They are aiming to build a model of the whole of the cathedral in Lego. Pay a £1 and you can add a brick - or more if you're flush! It's really coming on and is... More