Liverpool Cathedral is a 20th Century Church of England Cathedral, that is the seat of the Bishop of Liverpool. The Cathedral is also referred to as the Cathedral Church of Christ in Liverpool. The Cathedral is the fifth largest in the World. The build of the Cathedral was started in 1904, using designs by its architect Sir Giles Gilbert Scott to a Gothic Revival style. The build was finished in 1978 and the cathedral became the longest cathedral in the world, at 189 metres in length. The cathedral stands at 331 ft in height (101 metres) and is a ‘Grade I’ listed building.
Liverpool Cathedral is about a 30-minute walk from most city centre locations, such as ‘Lime Street Train Station’. The other option to get to the cathedral is by bus, the 82 and 86 buses stop close by to the cathedral, these run around every 12 minutes.
Opening Times and Admission
Entrance to the cathedral is free but a donation is welcome, however, access to the tower tour is at a cost. The cathedral has two dining venues available for visitors and also has a visitor shop.