A place for families
A visit to Gloucester Cathedral is a perfect day out for families and children of all ages. With plenty of space indoors and outside to let off steam, Gloucester Cathedral offers fun and discovery whatever the weather.
Some of the fun things to do in the Cathedral for families include:
See where Harry Potter was filmed in the Cloister using the info hub or a Magic, Monks and Mystery Guide
Lie on the floor or use the mirror to look up at the golden heavenly orchestra on the Quire ceiling
Feed the hungry gargoyles near the exit
Enjoy an ice cream from the Monk’s Kitchen eatery
Find a stone mason’s mark
Download the free Gloucester Cathedral app
Hug a pillar in the Nave. How many people with arms outstretched would you need to reach all the way around?
Send a secret message through the Whispering Gallery
Relax in a deckchair in the Cloister Garth garden
Play medieval games on Cathedral Green (instructions available from the Welcome Desk)