Chester Cathedral for Groups
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Why choose Chester Cathedral?
The perfect addition to your itinerary and an award winning welcome.
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 modern and medieval history.
Free entry & free meal for group organisers and bus drivers | Central location with near-by coach parking | Discounts for groups of 15+ | Fast track entry
Organising your visit is as easy as 1, 2, 3...
1. Exclusive guided tours
THE FULL STORY | 75 MINS An all-encompassing tour of the building taking in the cathedral’s rich history and fascinating architecture.
THE TOP TEN | 60 MINS A chance to discover some of the cathedral’s finest treasures, perfect for general interest.
THE HIGHLIGHTS | 30 MINS Ideal for those on a tight schedule, this whistle-stop tour provides a bite-size snapshot of everything the cathedral has to offer.
CATHEDRAL AT HEIGHT | 30 MINS OR 60 MINS Our guided tower tour will allow you to immerse yourself in our unique blend of medieval and modern history, enjoy our awe-inspiring views and discover our secret spaces.
All ground floor tours are priced at £5.00 per person. Our Tower Tours are priced at £6.00 per person (30 mins) or £8.00 per person (60 mins). 10% discount for groups of 15+.
2. Food and drink
REFRESHMENTS ON ARRIVAL Give your visit a kick start with tea, coffee and biscuits | £3.00 per person
LUNCH PACKAGES Choose from soup and sandwiches or two and three course meals from a set menu | From £9.50 per person
A TOUCH OF INDULGENCE Enjoy a traditional Afternoon Tea in our thirteenth century monk’s dining hall with a selection of sandwiches, jam and cream scones and tea or coffee | £10.00 per person
3. Looking for something different?
There really is so much to see and do! Your visit wouldn’t be complete without taking in one or all of the following:
FALCONRY AND NATURE GARDENS This green retreat in the heart of the city is the perfect day out. Watch flying displays, handle our birds of prey, meet our reptiles and enjoy the beautiful cathedral gardens.
CHESTER CATHEDRAL IN LEGO Help us build a 350,000 brick replica of the cathedral completely out of LEGO and be part of our biggest mini-adventure in 1000 years!
CONCERTS & EVENTS As one of the biggest cultural spaces in the city we are home to not-to-be-missed events throughout the year.
GIFT SHOP A unique shopping environment with one of the finest collections of gifts in Chester.
Choose from the options provided to make your visit truly unique
|All year, 2024 (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
|Monday - Saturday
* It may occasionally be neccesary to close the Cathedral at short notice - if making a special visit, please check opening times by contacting the Cathedral
The Cathedral is located in the heart of the city, easily accessed by public transport (opposite the Town Hall and Tourist Information Centre)
Only 1 minute walk from Chester Town Hall; 20 minutes walk from Chester Railway Station
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