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Beautiful Cathedral

This is a wonderful Cathedral and well worth a visit. Entry is free but you are encouraged to make... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Beahive
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Added benefit of a lovely refectory having been added.

It has been several years since I have been to the cathedral and was impressed with the refectory... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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“Norfolk’s favourite building”Founded in 1096 and built using Normandy stone shipped from Caen, Norwich Cathedral is set in the 44 acre Cathedral Close, a peaceful city centre sanctuary.The Cathedral itself is one of the finest complete Romanesque...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful Cathedral and well worth a visit. Entry is free but you are encouraged to make a donation. There are free guided tours also, though the brochure provided is very well laid out and informative. Don’t forget to visit the cloisters area....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It has been several years since I have been to the cathedral and was impressed with the refectory that had been added which offered excellent food and drinks. It also has the bonus of a TV which offers you the opportunity to watch the birds...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The dog was allowed in the cathedral, which was brilliant. Got to look all around and take in the architecture. The font was from a local chocolate factory 😁

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank J3896ELsues
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

While staying opposite, my wife and I had a wonderful afternoon browsing this beautiful, historical building, and surrounding grounds. Truly memorizing and spiritual.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank GypsyTrave
Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited on a Friday morning as part of a tour of Norwich Tudor history tour, inspired by latest Sansom book Tombland. Expected the usual 10 minute walk around but arrived just as a free guided tour was setting off. Gentlemen running it was very knowledgable...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Rick C
Reviewed 4 days ago

A beautiful, substantially, Norman Cathedral with Later 14th-15th century ceilings. Very good guides are on hand to conduct you round the Cathedral. Good level access to most places.

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

We firstly went to the Edith Cavell grave to show our respects, then had a stroll round the cloisters, which are magnificent, and then into the main Cathedral, we also went into the shop there with some very good items to purchase, which we did,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank KevinM953
Reviewed 1 week ago

After 25 years of regularly visiting Norwich I finally visited the Cathedral on New Year’s Eve. It was well worth the trip. Very interesting and beautiful.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank c0ral61
Reviewed 1 week ago

Norwich buses stop at Tombland a picturesque historic part of the town with the Cathedral gates opening out onto the city. Peace can be found in this magnificent building, it draws you in with colourful lights shining through the stained glass windows, space to relax,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank sarah11111430
Reviewed 1 week ago

Large Cathedral, very well kept, with some works done recently. We were astonished with what we saw and its size. You can easily spend hours there enjoying the experience!

Date of experience: December 2018
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jill w
July 3, 2018|
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Response from James S | Property representative |
Hi Jill. The Cathedral's normal opening hours are 7.30am - 6.00pm, though other services such as the Hostry Visitor Centre and Refectory Cafe open and close at different times. You'll find full details within the Visit... More
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keith g
September 22, 2017|
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Response from Trevor P | Reviewed this property |
yes its a very good one and reasonable prices
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Sophie W
January 29, 2017|
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Response from James S | Property representative |
Hi Sophie, The Cathedral is free to enter. Donations are very welcome, but it is left to you as to whether you choose to give anything. Hope we are able to welcome you to the Cathedral soon! James
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