Heritage

A place for making history

A site of continuous Christian worship since 678-9 AD

With an 1,300 year long history, the Cathedral is one of the most significant heritage destinations in the South West of England. Read on to find out more about the Cathedral’s world-famous architecture, including the magnificent medieval Cloisters and Great East Window, and see it come to life via our stunning virtual tour.

Keeping this architecture in the best possible condition simply wouldn’t be possible without our dedicated team of specialist stonemasons, who are based here at Gloucester Cathedral. Meanwhile, our Archives and Library help to ensure our story is told for generations to come.