St Chad's Cathedral, St Chad's Queensway, Birmingham, West Midlands, B4 6EU

An opportunity to see parts of the Cathedral not normally open to visitors, and hear about its fascinating history. A Victorian Gothic masterpiece by AWN Pugin, St Chad's was the first Catholic cathedral to be built in England after the Reformation. Some medieval artefacts are on display.

Opening Times

  • Thursday 10 September: Tour 1000, finishing 1200
  • Friday 11 September: Tour 1000, finishing 1200
  • Saturday 12 September: Tour 1300, finishing 1500
  • Sunday 13 September: Tour 1300, finishing 1500

Booking Details

Pre-booking: Preferred
Booking Contact: Reception
Call: 0121 230 6201
Go to:
Write to: Queensway, Birmingham, B4 6EU
Booking opens: 1 July 2015 09:00
Booking closes: 31 August 2015 17:00


There are 8 disabled parking bays in front of the Cathedral. There is wheelchair access to the Cathedral and access to a disabled toilet. There is partial access to the Crypt by lift but there are several steps up or down in to some of the chapels.

Additional information

Max 20 people per tour/session. Two tours daily available during the duration of the Heritage Open Days weekend. See timing detail above. Places booked on first come, first served basis. To book your place please contact Cathedral Reception.


Date last modified: 23rd July 2015 at 10:47

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