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Chester Cathedral is many things to many people: a vibrant community of worship, an ancient abbey, an archaeological treasure, a cultural hub, a centre of musical excellence and a unique blend of medieval and modern history.
All reviews beautiful building stained glass suggested donation lego model tower tour choir stalls free entry alice in wonderland bell tower christmas tree guided tour worth a visit gift shop entrance fee steeped in history lots of history cloisters
Great place to visit for free. Beautiful cathedral well worth a visit. Really nice to see schools enjoying the surroundings as well as all lessons going on. The stain glass windows are really breath taking. History well worth visiting
Visited the cathedral during a visit to Chester. Whilst supposedly free to enter there was pressure to make a minimum donation which I dislike when you enter a church. I do understand how much it must cost to upkeep such a building but either charge...More
Chester has always been one of the place I always go to for a day out. Guaranteed that the cathedral is the top place to see first before anything else... I always find that inner calmness whenever I visit the cathedral either to walk alone...More
Beautiful cathedral right in the centre of Chester. We visited on a Sunday so access was slightly restricted because of the services going on. But it was lovely to see the cathedral so well used and obviously well loved. Beautiful stained glass windows to enjoy....More
We visited Chester after six days of site seeing and had already seen St. George’s at Windsor and Westminster so we were not expecting to be impressed by this cathedral. We were so taken aback by how authentic and real this cathedral is. It really...More
Good venue with plenty to see. Excellent choir. Lots of visitors and new to me a sponsored Lego model of the Cathedral. Unfortunately the cafe was not very good but that's not what you go for. Large gift shop.
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
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 brilliant. The walls are covered in bible stories all in mosaics. I've now had some great photos but don't know how to add them to the review I've already done!