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Chester Cathedral Tower Tours

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Exceptional value Catherral at Hight tour

Chester Cathedral at height tour, only been opened a couple of years and whilst we live in Chester... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
grahame r
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Very interesting tour

An additional charge but well worth doing. The health and safety notices may put people off, but if... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This award winning ‘Tower Tour’ will take you behind the scenes, providing an unparalleled level of public access at Chester Cathedral. Our tour will allow you to immerse yourself in our unique blend of medieval and modern history. See one city, two...more
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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St Werburgh Street, Chester, Cheshire West and Chester, Chester CH1 2HU, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Chester Cathedral at height tour, only been opened a couple of years and whilst we live in Chester was on the list of things to do. Exploring the tower and the views over Chester and the surrounding area, on a clear day seeing Liverpool Cathedral...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An additional charge but well worth doing. The health and safety notices may put people off, but if you can climb some steps the views at the top are well worth seeing. Our guide - Matt - took things at a nice steady pace, pausing...More

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Kevin B, Marketing Manager at Chester Cathedral Tower Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

'Georgegeoffr' Many thanks for taking the time to review our 'Cathedral at Height' tour here at Chester Cathedral. Thanks too, for the five bubbles. We're delighted that you enjoyed the tour, and look forward to welcoming you back.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having done a really excellent, extensive guided tour of the floor level of this amazing building, heard about it's extensive history and residents, I was ready to take on the upper reaches and top of the place! And I was not to be disappointed! You...More

Thank Robert F
Kevin B, Marketing Manager at Chester Cathedral Tower Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Robert - many thanks for your extensive TripAdvisor review. We are delighted that you climbed the 'Cathedral at Height' tour - and you're correct, it isn't that difficult as a there are plenty of stops along the way. We will pass on your compliments to...More

Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We've just been on the Tower Tour at Chester Cathedral on the one hour tour led by our guide Matt. It was a small group of five, including ourselves (two of us) and Matt provided us with a first rate tour with plenty of accessible...More

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Kevin B, Marketing Manager at Chester Cathedral Tower Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

'Franco84-92' Many thanks for taking the time to write a TripAdvisor review of your Cathedral at Height tour here at Chester Cathedral - and for the five bubbles! I'm delighted that you enjoyed your tour.

Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Booked this tour for my hubby and myself was taken by Matt it was an excellent tour very interesting . Matt was an excellent tour guide with a vast and interesting knowledge of the history of the cathedral . Would recommend this loved it .

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Kevin B, Marketing Manager at Chester Cathedral Tower Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

'Pup2018' - many thanks for taking the time to write a TripAdvisor review of your Cathedral at Height tour here at Chester Cathedral. I'm very pleased that you enjoyed your tour, found it interesting, and would recommend it!

Reviewed 22 February 2018

Joined a small group to climb many stairs in the tower, then to be guided into the roof space of the cathedral, along narrow but safe ledges and into the roof space. We saw views of Chester from the roof as far as Liverpool and...More

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Kevin B, Marketing Manager at Chester Cathedral Tower Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 23 April 2018

'dr8484' Thank you for taking the time to write a TripAdvisor review of your Cathedral at Height tour here at Chester Cathedral. The tour is wonderful in that it allows you to see many different aspects of this magnificent building (and the city and counties...More

Reviewed 12 February 2018

My wife and I went on the shorter (30 min) Tower Tour. Vicky, our guide, was very knowledgeable as well as friendly. She gave us all plenty of time to negotiate the narrow, winding tower staircase, all the while providing little snippets of information you...More

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Reviewed 5 February 2018

I have lived in Chester all my life, but have never had a tour of Chester Cathedral. My friend and I booked the Cathedral Tower Tour and we weren't disappointed. There was just the two of us and the tour guide, which meant that we...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

Excellent guide who gives you plenty of time to climb the 330 steps and is extremely interesting and knowledgeable.

Thank Marie H
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We did the 30 minute tour with Matt our guide, who was friendly, very knowledgeable and easy to listen to. The winding staircases are very narrow but doable. Great views inside and out. Lots of interesting historical facts with a few human interest ones thrown...More

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