Gloucester Cathedral is a place where all are welcome, regardless of background or faith.
People from all over the world come to the Cathedral every year to take part in our services, events and activities or to enjoy the experience of visiting one of the finest medieval buildings in Europe.
Please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org if there is anything we can do to help your visit. We will do our best to accomodate all requests.
Travel by public transport
The Cathedral is around a 20 minute walk from the train station, or a 10 minute drive.
To walk, turn right out of the train station and go down the slope to the traffic lights. Turn right at The Station Hotel and continue straight. When you get to a set of traffic lights, cross over left to Northgate Street. Continue down Northgate Street for around 5 minutes. When you get to a cross roads turn right down Westgate Street. Walk for another 2 minutes down Westgate Street and you will see College Street and the Cathedral on your right.
Travel by taxi
There are 8 disabled spaces outside the Cathedral which are available on a first come first served basis. The nearest drop off point is outside the Dick Whittington pub which is just around the corner from the Cathedral.
Path to main entrance
As you enter the glass lobby, the door on your left will open automatically by sliding to the left.
Getting around inside
Visual Impairment - General Information
Lift in the Visitor Information Point Area (by the Treasury)
Ticket/ information desk
There is no actual desk in this area, just a table with a model of the Cathedral on.
The Tribune Gallery
The steps up to the Tribune Gallery are part of a small spiral staircase. Those who are not able to physically get up to the Tribune Gallery can experience the setting on the Virtual Tour, which from summer 2018 will be accessible at the Visitor Information Point.
There is low lighting and uneven floor throughout the Crypt.
There is a spiral staircase up to the top of the tower. There is a handrail at the lower levels but not further up. Towards the top, the stairway gets increasingly narrow. The steps are stone from the bottom to the top and their height varies.
The Lady Chapel
The floor in the cloisters is made from stone and is in places uneven. There are some corners of the cloisters with low lighting.
By the Monk's Kitchen
Place to eat and drink
The Monk's Kitchen
Getting around outside
Customer care support
When you arrive, please ask a Verger for assitance finding the sockets.
Emergency evacuation procedures
Customer care support
We will accomodate any request we can, so please get in touch by emailing email@example.com if there is something specific we can help with.