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sat11sep1:30 pmsat2:30 pmGloucester Cathedral - Guided Tower ToursHistoric Places Open Day Tours


September 11, 2021 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm(GMT+01:00)


Gloucester Cathedral

12 College Green, Gloucester, GL1 2LX

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Pre Booking is required for this guided tour.  Tickets can be reserved online via the Cathedral website or in person at the Welcome Desk (from Monday 23rd August). Tickets are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis. 

Climb 269 steps to the top of the tower to enjoy breath-taking views 40miles across Gloucestershire.  On the way up visit the bell chamber which houses Great Peter, the largest medieval bell still in use in Britain.

Suitable for all ages over 6 years.

Must be able to walk up 269 steps (enclosed, mainly spiral staircase)

If booking tickets in person, please check the Cathedral open times. Visit the Gloucester Cathedral website for more information.

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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