REOPENING JUNE 15TH!
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, a unique blend of modern and medieval history.
Come and spend the day
Book on to one of the Tower Tours & Ground Floor Tours and explore the magnificent building which is a national treasure within the heart of Chester.
Enjoy and indulge in delicious food in the 13th Century Monks Hall Refectory Café or book a Traditional Afternoon Tea and take in the stunning surroundings.
Visit the beautiful and unique Gift Shop which has a wonderful range of music, jewellery, books, cards, toys, confectionery, gifts and souvenirs for all seasons and occasions.
Entry is FREE to the Cathedral but donations are welcome. Please note that charges will apply for activities including Tower Tours and Falconry.
Groups are welcome by appointment and tours can be specially tailored to include coffee, tea or lunch to make a great day out for your organisation.
Disabled access and facilities including toilets and induction loop.
For more information, regular service times and details of forthcoming events and concerts and online booking, please see the Chester Cathedral website.
Chester Cathedral is also a unique venue for business meetings, corporate hospitality, pre and post concert receptions, gala dinners and much more.
Free to enter
|Cathedral Gift Shop (1 Jan 2020 - 20 Dec 2020)|
|Monday - Saturday||09:30||- 17:00|
|Refectory Café (1 Jan 2020 - 20 Dec 2020)|
|Monday - Saturday||09:30||- 16:30|
|Cathedral Falconry & Nature Gardens (1 Jan 2020 - 20 Dec 2020)|
|Monday - Sunday||09:00||- 16:00|
|Cathedral (1 Jan 2020 - 20 Dec 2020)|
|Monday - Saturday||09:00||- 17:00|
|Covid-19 Reopening (15 June 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)|
|Monday - Sunday||10:00||- 16:00|
* Information regarding Covid-19:
- Measures to keep people safe will include limiting the number of people allowed inside at any one time, hand sanitisers at appropriate points, and signage to remind people of the health and safety around social distancing. For the time-being, the Cathedral will open limited hours of 10am – 4pm daily.
- The Refectory Café, gift shop and toilets will not be open at this time and will re-open as part of a later phase. The Cathedral Gardens re-opened a number of weeks ago, to allow people space within the city to pray, relax and reflect.
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.
Nearby bus stops Grosvenor Street, Foregate Street, Vicar’s Lane
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