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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%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
12 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU, England
+44 1244 324756

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Reviewed yesterday

The fabric of Chester Cathedral contains every medieval style of architecture from Norman to Perpendicular Gothic. Like most early abbeys it has been written over like a palimpsest on parchment or added to in the architectural style of that particular period. Construction of the present...More

Thank V581ZSdonb
Reviewed yesterday

Very nice cathedral to look around. Also nice that it is free! You could probably spend a few hours just looking at every nook and cranny here.

Thank Amy M
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Not been to cathedral before and it was very nice. Great architecture and lots to see. No charge and just asked for a donation. Well worth a visit if in Chester

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 2 days ago

On 19th September my wife and I visited Chester Cathedral to see their sculptures and the church. The sculptures are made if metal or wood and some are very good, others not so in our opinion, but that is very subjective . We enjoyed looking...More

Thank dwplucas
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a fabulous exhibition is showing at the Cathedral at the moment! Well worth a visit ! Some famous names like Damien Hirst, Barbara Hepworth and Elizabeth Frink. Definitely worth a second visit!

Thank cousinten
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

There is an enclosed courtyard that contains the Cloisters Garden. It is such a tranquil place to spend some time & the fountain is stunningly beautiful. Of course the cathedral was beautiful as well... but the garden is the hidden gem.

Thank Brawh78
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

What an amazing cathedral with an Abundance of sculptures in the art exhibition ARK. Amazing ceilings and stone work. Fabulous history of the cathedral. An interesting meander through. The Falconry centre attached is a must visit with a cost of only £4 per adult.

Thank Sand V
Reviewed 3 days ago

We would highly recommend a visit to this beautiful Cathedral, lots to see as we were lucky to see an exhibition of sculptures.

Thank J0hnbDa1ry
Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely Cathedral right in the middle of Chester. Currently they have a very modern display of artwork that may be of interest to some people. We went because we were looking for those that had fallen in Italy (WWII) surprising how many of the...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This small city near Liverpool surprised us a lot. The old style city is so charming and doing shopping there is amazing once mixes old architecture and new shopping stores. The cathedral located in the center of town give us a good idea about this...More

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Sophie M
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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