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Chester Cathedral

12 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU, England
+44 1244 324756
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Chester Cathedral is a living community of prayer and worship, and a centre of excellence in Church Music with a rich and fascinating heritage.
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  • Very good27%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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12 Abbey Square, Chester CH1 2HU, England
+44 1244 324756

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Reviewed yesterday

It was lovely visiting the Cathedral and leaving the hassle and bustle of the Christmas Markets and Christmas Shoppers. As most Cathedrals are, Chester's is full of lots of historical facts and items of interest whilst not losing sight of its reverent purpose. The Christmas...More

Thank MarkyMark-Burnley
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Really worth an extra visit at this time of year. We live locally so love the cathedral anyway. It's a great place to bring visitors. The Christmas tree festival is gorgeous and there are lovely cribs and Christmas gifts in the shop too.

Thank Marie_Mcr
Reviewed 2 days ago

What a beautiful cathedral Chester is a t the Christmas tree's were beautiful set around the cathedral the coffee shop and the food were very decent and the little gift shop although a little expensive was lovely the staff were more than friendly toilets in...More

Thank Davina M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Beautiful cathedral enhanced by the Christmas tree festival. They were rehearsing the orchestra for that nights performance of the snowman and we sat and listened for 15 minutes, what an amazing sound and must have been a teal treat for those attending that night. I...More

Thank kelwells
Reviewed 4 days ago

The architecture of this cathedral is simply fantastic. Try getting on the hourly tour to see behind the scenes of this cathedral. You get exclusive vantage points that no one else would see. The guide is friendly and explains everything in great details as well....More

Thank Tungky
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Recently visited to see the Christmas tree's and it was so lovely and my little boy loved it too. The staff were lovely and welcoming

Thank Lesley C
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Love Chester cathedral anyway , but at this time of year it is even more magical. The snowman with live orchestra was just spectacular, all ages coming together to enjoy the enchanting show , simply beautiful! Then stepping out to The Christmas markets , really...More

Thank lisamay42
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Dropped in to see Christmas Tree displays. Always lovely and peaceful to visit the Cathedral at any time. This time the display added a lovely touch to the quadrant. Didn't have time to do full tour but if you haven't visited then you must.

Thank SteveD007
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Called in to see the Christmas trees, escape the crowds and find a quiet corner. I'm not a religious person but Chester Cathedral grandly fits the bill. The door was open to the small central garden with a beautiful water feature, an enticing bowl to...More

Thank gallactictraveller
Reviewed 5 days ago

A beautiful cathedral, always something for the children to see and the adults alike. Just lovely !!!

Thank Belinda F
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Sophie M
26 June 2017|
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Response from lindsay b | Reviewed this property |
I imagine so as everyone seemed to be recording or taking photos. you can't use anything during a service.
9 April 2016|
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Response from 21cyndyc | Reviewed this property |
I certainly did use my camera. Especially on the Lego project. They are aiming to build a model of the whole of the cathedral in Lego. Pay a £1 and you can add a brick - or more if you're flush! It's really coming on and is... More