Chichester Cathedral Chichester England, PO19 1PX

Discover more than 900 years of history, a collection of art and music beneath the iconic spire of Chichester Cathedral

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Explore over 900 years of history, art and music beneath the iconic spire of Chichester Cathedral.

Entry is free and the Cathedral is open every day all year round. You can join a guided tour for small groups which run at 11.30am and 2.30pm from Monday to Saturday – tours last about an hour and tickets can be bought on the day from the Cathedral Shop. There are a number of special trails for children of all ages to help them learn and have fun while exploring this wonderful building.

The Cathedral runs a vibrant calendar of events including exhibitions, talks, lectures, lunchtime and evening concerts, many of which are free of charge. You are very welcome to drop in and join one of the daily services, or just wander freely in this extraordinary and atmospheric building.

Art Collection

Chichester Cathedral is home to a huge collection of art, designed to be inspiring, challenging and thought-provoking. From medieval paintings and sculpture to Victorian glass work and contemporary art, you can explore the permanent and changing programme of exhibitions, from beautiful stained glass by Marc Chagall to stunning sculpture by Philip Jackson.

 

an image showing the John Piper tapestry at Chichester Cathedral

John Piper tapestry at Chichester Cathedral

Stay at the Cathedral

Chichester Cathedral has a range of Self-catering and B&B accommodation available at a number of the historic properties located adjacent to the Cathedral.

 

Other things to do

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The Novium Museum

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A dog on the South Downs Way

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