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Chichester Cathedral

The magnificent 940 year old Chichester Cathedral is a living church with a spire that dominates the horizon for miles around.

Step into iconic moments of English history: the Roman market city of Chichester; King Henry VIII’s Dissolution of the Monasteries (1530s); the Civil War and siege of Chichester (1642) and much more.

At Chichester Cathedral medieval stone carvings sit alongside world famous contemporary works of art from the likes of Graham Sutherland, Marc Chagall and Ursula Benker-Schirmer - to name but a few. There’s something for everyone to discover!

The Cloisters Kitchen & Garden is a new dining experience within the Cathedral’s 600 year old Cloisters. Enjoy delicious, freshly handmade seasonal menu and locally roasted coffee.
Monday to Saturday 9.00am - 5.00pm. Sunday 12.30pm - 2.30pm.

Entry free, donations welcome.

Delivered by a team of enthusiastic and knowledgeable Guides, our Tours encompass all aspects of the Cathedral including its history, art and architecture. Tours take place Monday - Saturday, 11.30am and 2.30pm. Spaces cost £5.00 per person. Tours for large groups (over 6 people ) are asked to book in advance.
Chichester Cathedral West Sussex PO19 1PX
Contact telephone: 01243782595 Call to check latest times or cancellations.