Founded in 1100 as a Norman abbey, Gloucester Cathedral boasts a huge medieval stained glass window, an elegant interior and one of the finest cloisters in the country. Here William I ordered the Domesday Book and scenes from the Harry Potter movies were filmed.
Quick Facts on Gloucester Cathedral
- Other names
- Gloucester Cathedral
Cathedral Church of the Holy and Indivisible Trinity
Cathedral Church of the Holy and Invisible Trinity, Gloucester (official)
St. Peter's Abbey, Gloucester
- OS Grid Ref
- SO 83121 18778
- Opening hours
- Daily 8-6
Tower: Apr-Oct Wed-Fri 2:30, Sat and national holidays 1:30 and 2:30
Whispering Gallery: Apr-Oct Mon-Fri 10:30-4, Sat 10:30-3.
- Donation requested. Minimum £3 donation requested from photographers. Tower tours £2.50, exhibition £2.
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