Chester Cathedral

Chester Cathedral

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 and a Visitor Attraction Award Winner for 2015.

With new and exciting activities on offer for adults and children, Chester Cathedral is well worth a visit. 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. Come and see the Cathedral in LEGO build in progress and help them reach their target of creating Chester Cathedral out of 350,000 LEGO bricks. Visit the Falconry and Nature Gardens and meet and greet birds of prey including Grace their Golden Eagle. 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 facilities include disabled toilets and an induction loop.

Chester Cathedral visitor opening hours

Monday to Saturday: 9am to 6pm

Sunday: 11am to 4pm