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Gloucester Cathedral

College Green, Gloucester, Gloucestershire, GL1 2LX

Formerly the Benedictine Abbey of St Peter, founded in the 11th century, the Cathedral features Norman pillars in the nave, the elaborate tomb of Edward II, exquisite 14th century fan vaulting, the 15th century tower and the magnificent Great East Window. The Whispering Gallery was created when a passageway was built behind the Great East Window, and gives the opportunity to view it close-up.

On Saturday 10th there will be a poetry tour at 1100.

Opening Times

  • Thursday 8 September: 0900-1800
  • Friday 9 September: 0900-1800
  • Saturday 10 September: 0900-1800; Whispering Gallery Open 1030-1600; Tower Tours 1130, 1330 & 1430
  • Sunday 11 September: 0900-1800

Booking Details

Pre-booking: Required
Tower Tours must be booked
Call: 01452 528753
Write to: Cathedral Shop
Booking opens: 5 September 2016


Whispering Gallery and Tower Tours are not wheelchair accessible.

Additional information

(Ref No. V23)



Organised by

Gloucester Civic Trust and Marketing Gloucester Ltd

Date last modified: 22nd August 2016 at 14:08