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Tours

Make the most of your time with us

There are a number of different tours available at the Cathedral, please click on the links below to find out more. 

Please be aware that all tours are subject to volunteer guide availability, so on occasion there may be short notice cancellations or some limited availability. If you are coming to the Cathedral for a specific tour, contact our Visitor Experience Officer on visits@gloucestercathedral.org.uk or 01452 508210 to ensure availability. 


Crypt Tours
Descend the steps from the South Transept to discover the hidden subterranean level of the Cathedral.
Open 'Crypt Tours'

Tower Tours
Enjoy the best view of Gloucestershire
Open 'Tower Tours '

Guided Tours
TheĀ Cathedral GuidesĀ can tell you about the fascinating world of the monks that used to live here, lead you on an architectural tour or show you where Harry Potter was filmed!
Open 'Guided Tours'

Living Stones
A unique behind the scenes opportunity to visit the Masons Workshop and meet the team
Open 'Living Stones '

Musical Tour - Dates to be announced
A two-hour guided evening tour outlining the musical history of the Cathedral
Open 'Musical Tour - Dates to be announced'

New Library Tours
Located high above the main body of the Cathedral (you will need to go up 38 spiral steps!) the Cathedral Library Room was originally part of the Abbey and holds a wonderful collection of books and manuscripts dating back to the 11th century.
Open 'New Library Tours'

Cathedral Scaffolding Tours
A unique opportunity to join a Cathedral Guide on a tour of the scaffolding at the east end of the building.
Open 'Cathedral Scaffolding Tours'