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Wakefield Cathedral

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Cathedral film night

What a treat. Went with my friend to their film night. Had no idea what to expect. The cathedral... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Beautiful cathedral

Love the cathedral beautiful inside my kids have performed with their school there.I love going... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Average9%
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  • Terrible1%
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For over 1000 years, people have been gathering in this holy place to offer their prayers and praise to Almighty God. As they still do every day. It’s difficult to tell from a website, but here we are located right in the centre of the city...more
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Northgate, Wakefield WF1 1HG, England
+44 1924 373923
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

My friends & I had a day in Wakefield shopping & decided to go to the cathedral cafe for lunch. The food looked lovely so one friend ordered a bacon & egg sandwich & another ordered a toasted teacake only to be told "oh we...More

Thank mags016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a treat. Went with my friend to their film night. Had no idea what to expect. The cathedral was very atmospheric and a big screen was erected. Because they are not allowed to advertised the cathedral was not full maybe 20 people there. The...More

Thank christinehartley94
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the cathedral beautiful inside my kids have performed with their school there.I love going it's well looked after only issue is some questionable characters tend to lurk around outside

Thank jess242018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful cathedral very helpful and friendly staff. Went to a funeral service recently but the acoustics were poor and difficult to make out what the speakers were saying. Spent many a quiet minute inside during the day.

Thank thedavewmac
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

If visiting Wakefield a visit to the cathedral should be on your list. We were fortunate to be there whilst the organ was being played which added to the atmosphere. Staff friendly.

Thank 19Doris54
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Organised a parish trip to Wakefield cathedral from North Yorkshire. Had a superb tour, lively and interesting, with a bit of humour thrown in. Really interesting history and all our party of 50ish thoroughly enjoyed it. A bonus was the well equipped shop and a...More

Thank Alan641348
Reviewed August 30, 2018 via mobile

A real oasis of beauty in the city centre. There's a remarkable rood screen and some beautiful wood furnishings. A modern reworking of a medieval labyrinth complements the building too. It's calm and beautiful, well worth popping in

Thank NorthEastMe999
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

I visited after their (mercifully small) fire while cleaning-up work was in progress and some areas were off-limits. Nevertheless, a beautiful place indeed. My main interest was the stained glass windows, many by Kempe, but other windows are of interest too. Lovely modern pulpit. Fascinating...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2018

Sung here a couple of times. Excellent people and beautifully historic place. Music and worship here are truly amazing.

Thank Theo B
Reviewed August 6, 2018

It's big innit ? you can see why they lock the doors at night, they have some splendid artifacts inside, well worth popping in next time your doing your shopping, you'll be surprised how long you'll be in there.

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Response from Louisbenjamin | Reviewed this property |
Yes, plenty of places. It’s in the town centre, so there are plenty of cafes/restaurants nearby.