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This is an unusual Cathedral as it lower then others we have been to. Once inside you can see the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Brian P
Cardiff UK
Nice cathedral

Despite the fact I'm not religious the cathedral is nice for a quick visit when touring the city... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
John H
Lancaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

This is an unusual Cathedral as it lower then others we have been to. Once inside you can see the history that surrounds it. One thing is that you can do it in your own time and it worth taking care to look well around...More

Thank Brian P
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Despite the fact I'm not religious the cathedral is nice for a quick visit when touring the city, and well located for pubs/food.

Thank John H
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Lovely ceiling, plenty of space, encouraged to walk around in our own time. Some nice stained glass windows

Thank Rita B
Reviewed 24 May 2018

A beautiful and well kept cathedral. Lit a few candles in memory of deceased loved ones. Lovely stations of the cross. The only place in city of of Lancaster that is worth visiting given that other historic sites in the city are either closed or...More

Thank Dornick
Reviewed 12 May 2018

The Roman Catholic cathedral is one of the very fine attractions in Lancaster. From the outside it is a classic Gothic church with a very tall spire. Inside, it is unexpectedly magnificent. A great number of stained glass windows, but other very fine decoration too....More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 9 May 2018

I'm into cathedrals, and this cathedral is interesting and nice on the outside but unable to get in but sure worth a visit.

Thank AdamBurt
Reviewed 29 April 2018

A beautiful church building which is a working cathedral. The stained glass windows are intricate and the architecture is amazing. A real peace to this building.

Thank MrsBsTravels
Reviewed 17 March 2018

Lots of history cathedral is very beutiful building stain glass windows some are very different towhat i have come across before well worth a visit

Thank sueken62
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Lancaster cathedral was origionally a small church. Although worth a visit for the interior architecture and stained glass it is a working church where people go for peace and tranquillity. Please respect them before bounding around expecting to take pictures here there and everywhere most...More

Thank edwardbear80
Reviewed 29 December 2017

This is a beautiful Cathedral with some stunning features including a lovely Pieta in the children's chapel.

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