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Gloucester Cathedral

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Address: 12 College Green | Gloucestershire, Gloucester GL1 2LX, England
Phone Number:
+44 1452 528095
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07:00 - 18:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 18:30
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Cathedral of the Cotswolds

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Amazing! A must for any Harry Potter fan!

Visited Gloucester for the day with my family, and I read on here that this cathedral is the top attraction in Gloucester. I can see why. The staff inside are so helpful and... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited Gloucester for the day with my family, and I read on here that this cathedral is the top attraction in Gloucester. I can see why. The staff inside are so helpful and friendly. A guide showed me to where certain scenes were filmed in the first and second Harry Potter films. This was music to my ears as I... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Take a stroll through the history of this great place .Helpfull staff on hand if you need them left to explore if you dont

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Thank Graham M
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Went to Gloucester on recommendation from a friend. You will love this place with its fantastic cathedral, great shops including shopping city and the fantastic docks with its restaurants and outlet centres and boats. Enjoyed the visit.

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Thank Erdogan A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Having lived in the area for 16 years I finally got to go to the Cathedral last year and wow. It's amazing. Well worth the trip. You can spend as much time here as you like and just walk around and wonder at the beauty and history of the place. Lovely cafe. Information is plentiful. You need to buy a... More 

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Thank Debbie G
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited the cathedral with my friend an evening. I was speechless with the architecture. The visit gave an everlasting memory. Highly recommended and I am sure its a life time experience for anyone who appreciates history and architecture

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Thank lizmary2017
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A very impressive Cathedral, the windows are huge and we were surprised to find an early english king entombed here.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Lots of fantastic architecture all round the building inside and out. Sadly spoilt for us by all the digging outside- what a messl and what a din. Also spoilt our chance of photos. Most of it will hopefully be gone for the summer but it's interesting to know there are archaeologists on site during the works. Also I read that... More 

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Saddleworth, null, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You have to spend at least a couple of hours in here to really appreciate the history and spirituality of this building. The cloisters are well worth a walk around. Don't forget to make a donation towards the upkeep.

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Thank Paul D
Bridgend, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing stained glass windows, lovely to walk around. Would recommend the tour of the crypts amd getting a photograph permit

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Shrewsbury
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth taking the time for a leisurely look around this really beautiful cathedral. Lots of details to search out.

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