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Chester Cathedral Tower Tours

Open Now: 11:00 - 16:00
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Chester Cathedral Tower Tours
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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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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 6 days ago

Really worth going as you get an amazing, panoramic view of the City from this historic landmark. Matt, our guide, was great, informative, knowledgeable and funny. Lots of interesting facts about this beautiful building and a chance to see areas of the cathedral I didn't...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HLN58
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

I have just visited Chester Cathedral and taken “the hour tower tour” I cannot recommend it enough. The guide, Matt Foster, was highly knowledgeable, funny and highly entertaining and made this tour very entertaining. It is something that we’ve been m among to do for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

I did this tour whilst in Chester on holiday. It's very well priced and I recommend giving it a go, unless you have a fear of heights. The tour goes behind the scenes and is a unique way to see the cathedral and how it...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Cyberwho
Reviewed 10 July 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank grahame r
Reviewed 29 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank georgegeoffr
Kevin B, Marketing Manager at Chester Cathedral Tower Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

'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 28 June 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Robert F
Kevin B, Marketing Manager at Chester Cathedral Tower Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
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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 .

Date of experience: March 2018
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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

Date of experience: February 2018
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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

Date of experience: February 2018
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