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Fabulous carol service

We went to a carol service in the cathedral a couple of weeks before Christmas and it was fabulous... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Poole, United Kingdom
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Hereford Cathedral

Magnificent cathedral centrally located in Hereford. Well worth a visit. The stained glass windows... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Hereford, United Kingdom
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5 College Cloisters Cathedral Close | Cathedral Close, Hereford HR1 2NG, England
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All reviews mappa mundi stained glass chained library weeping window well worth a visit lady chapel beautiful building poppy display three choirs tower tour chain library coffee shop steeped in history guided tour free entry nice cafe lovely place
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We went to a carol service in the cathedral a couple of weeks before Christmas and it was fabulous. We arrived early enough to have a good look round the grounds and the cathedral itself and were made to feel truly welcome by the guides...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Magnificent cathedral centrally located in Hereford. Well worth a visit. The stained glass windows are magnificent and there is readily available much information on the history of the Cathedral including the famous Mappa Mundae

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We visited the cathedral for the communion service at 9.30am. This was different to our communion in our local chuch. Everybody was very pleasant and inviting to strangers.

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

We visited the Cathedral and immediately joined a guided tour of the Cathedral led by a most charming volunteer guide. Let me say I was on a mobility scooter and he went to some trouble to ensure I was included in all of the tour....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank camillat39
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Hereford Cathedral on the day of the Christmas Craft Fair which we hadn't realised was on until arriving and so shall be revisiting the Cathedral as the stalls from the craft fair obscured the fabric of the building. Next time we wish to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sheila L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a quick walk around the cathedral during a visit to Hereford. It was lovely seeing the cathedral decorated for Christmas and we had a nice stop for refreshments in the cafe. Would like to come back to go on one of the tours...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank PebbleL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There is a chained library here worth seeing, and of course a copy of the Mappa Mundi - for which you have to pay to see. The café s ok, but doesn't serve breakfasts, but then just across from the cathedral along Church Lane there...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went as a family to the Hereford cathedral Christmas fair today. My daughter started to get a bit grizzly half way through (she’s 18 Months) so I immediately stood up to take her out, I was then told off by a member of staff...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MrsRParker
Reviewed 11 December 2018

As in Hereford called in to the Cathedral. A beautiful building well the visit. Was impressed with the Mappa Mundi and the architecture.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

Most Cathedrals are beautiful - but this is probably my favourite. The stained glass window Ascension was special !

Date of experience: November 2018
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13 August 2018|
Response from David B | Reviewed this property |
hi,not 100% sure but have a look at the web site for it or it should be on Hereford tourist board site,cheers,dave.
14 April 2018|
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Response from ClareS331 | Property representative |
As others have commented, we do not offer public parking at all, as space around the cathedral is so limited. If disabled visitors are coming to a special event, they may contact the cathedral office - details on our... More
25 March 2018|
Response from ClareS1923 | Property representative |
Yes, it will. The Liturgy of the Passion is quite long - it probably won't finish until well after three o'clock - but once it is over the cathedral will be open until after Evening Prayer which is said at 5.30 pm in the... More