Library Tours

A rare chance to visit the Cathedral's beautiful, hidden 15th Century monastic library

Located high above the main body of the Cathedral (you will need to go up 38 spiral steps!) the Cathedral Library Room was originally part of the Abbey and holds a wonderful collection of books and manuscripts dating back to the 11th century.

Mini Tours

Climb the spiral staircase to discover the 15th century library and hear the history of the library told in four documents.

2020 dates to be released - check back soon for more information.

Mini tours last 30 minutes and cost £4.00 per adult, £1.00 per child, under 3s free. 

Buy tickets on the day from the Welcome Desk or call 01452 229818 to reserve your ticket.

 

Full Tours

Full library tours are themed and last one hour.

£7.00 per adult, £3.00 per child, under 3s free.

Buy tickets in advance via Eventbrite, on the day from the Welcome Desk or call 01452 229818 to reserve your ticket.

 

Upcoming Tour Dates

Please check our events listings for dates and times of all our upcoming tours.

 

Private library tours

Private library tours for your group can be arranged. Please contact the Visitor Experience Office on visits@gloucestercathedral.org.uk 


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