Chester Cathedral is a Church of England cathedral and head of the Diocese of Chester located in the city of Chester, England. The original church is thought to date back to the Romans but the church that stands now to a magnificent Gothic architecture style was built from 1250 to its completion in the 16th century. The cathedral prides itself on not only its structure but its influence on the community with it also used as a place for musical excellence with it having what is considered as one of the finest choirs in the country.
By Car, head for Chester city centre, parking around the cathedral is limited although some free street parking does exist on Princess Street and Gorse Stacks after 3 pm. The cathedral is a 15-minute walk away from Chester train station. Buses to the city centre of Chester stop just 5 minutes walk away from the cathedral.
Opening Times and Admission
The cathedral is open seven days a week to visitors from 10am-5pm and visitors are welcome to services. If you're there solely as a visitor access to the cathedral comes at a cost of £4, that allows you up into the towers, into the nature gardens and for some expert information by staff at the cathedral. The cathedral has a cafe serving food and drinks.