Worcester Cathedral

Worcester Cathedral

Charity information

Worcester Cathedral

Cathedrals are not only the jewel in the crown of our built heritage, they are at the heart of our nation’s common life – through commemoration, remembering, celebration and grief. Admission into Worcester Cathedral is free and it is open every day of the year. It is a vibrant community which serves the diocese of Worcester, attracting
over 300,000 visitors each year from all over the world, for tourism, worship, education or an event. Voted in the top 10 of the UK's free to visit attractions.

  • Mission statement

    The Cathedral takes seriously its role as a ‘centre of mission’ in cherishing its own history, encouraging
    scholarship and research, and also allowing the story of the building to tell the story of the faith.

  • Aims

    Worcester Cathedral aims to:

    • A CENTRE OF MISSION Cherishing its own history, encouraging scholarship and research, and allowing the story of the building to tell the story of the faith.
    • WELCOMING VISITORS AND ENGAGING WITH SOCIETY The Cathedral seeks to stay true to St Benedict’s injunction to ‘receive every guest as if they were Christ’.
    • A CENTRE OF WORSHIP AND A SACRED SPACE There are three/four services each day and additional Festival services and we provide frequent spiritual workshops and study days.
    • EDUCATION, TRAINING AND PASTORAL CARE In addition to our work with schools, we provide an extensive range of academic and vocational education and training and employment opportunities.
    • MUSIC AND THE ARTS The Cathedral hosts a diverse programme of concerts, exhibitions and drama which attract many thousands of new and repeat visitors.
  • Overview

    Phone number: 01905 732912

    Address: 8 College Yard, Worcester WR1 2LA