We're thrilled to be able to offer a range of tours here at the Cathedral, giving you a wide range of opportunities to learn about this medieval building and it's history and heritage.
Come and take a first glimpse into the vast history of the Cathedral and experience just the beginning of the unique and beautiful architecture and stained glass that make this building so special. These tours are conducted by our fully trained and extremely knowledgeable guides, and would provide a brilliant accompaniment to a day trip to the Cathedral.
Tours are Free and run Monday – Saturday at 11.00 and 14.00. Highlights Tours last 45 minutes. Donations are encouraged at the end of any Highlight Tour.
Please be aware that Highlights Tours are susceptible to other events in the Cathedral calendar so if you are planning a special visit to the Cathedral for a tour, please ensure that you double check the Cathedral website beforehand, or call The Chapter Office on 01543 306100.
We welcome group visits throughout the year. General Tours take you on a journey through 1300 years of history. Encounter the stories of the Cathedral and explore the hidden corners of this national treasure. Our general tours last approximately 60 minutes.
General Tours cost £6.60 per head.
Special Tours give a briefer introduction to the Cathedral, and then our specially trained guides will provide an in-depth insight into the topic of your choice. The special tour topics include:
-The Stained Glass and/or Monuments
-The Life of Saint Chad
To find out more, and discuss the price of your special tour, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01543 306150.
We do ask that you book in advance, as the Cathedral gets very busy, particularly during holiday periods.
Booking a visit the Cathedral for your school or educational group is very simple and straightforward. Working alongside the Cathedral's Education Officer, you will select a date which is convenient for both parties, and then we can create an experience which suits your learning objectives.
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