sat11sep10:00 amsat3:00 pmGloucester Cathedral - The Stonemasons YardHistoric Places Open Day


(Saturday) 10:00 am - 3:00 pm (Wheelchair Friendly)(GMT+01:00)


Gloucester Cathedral Works Yard

13A Pitt St, Gloucester GL1 2BH

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Workshop of St Peter, Pitt Street 

Gloucester is one of only a few Cathedrals that still has its own onsite Stonemasons’ workshop.  Enjoy carving demonstrations and find out more about the work that this team do to conserve and restore an extraordinary building.

You do not need to book for this event

About the Cathedral:

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.

Our activities and events listed below bring this remarkable and sacred place to life for all.  It is free to visit the Cathedral and on Heritage Open Days we are delighted to offer additional free activities to visitors. 


The Cathedral is wheelchair accessible however the Parliament Rooms, Crypt and Tower Tours are not.  Wheelchair users are able to access our Pitt Street Stonemasons Yard and the Chapter House.

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Health Guidelines for this Event

Other Health Guidelines You do not need to book access to this venue, but please let us know you are coming so that we can communicate with you about your visit if we need to. We will comply with any government guidelines for venue capacity and your booking will help us to ensure your visit is safe and enjoyable.