Finding us

On foot
Chester Cathedral is in the heart of Chester on St Werburgh Street, which links Eastgate Street and Northgate Street. The cathedral is just inside the city walls and is a short walk from any part of the city.

By bicycle
There are several bicycle racks provided by the local council on Northgate Street. Cycle route information is available online at

By car
There are several public car parks nearby. The Princess Street and Gorse Stacks car parks are free after 3.00pm. Only disabled badge holders are allowed through the barrier on Northgate street onto St Werburgh Street.  Disabled parking is available on St Werburgh Street and in the Kale Yard car park on Frodsham Street.

By bus
All buses to Chester, including the 'Park and Ride' services, stop within five minutes walking distance of the cathedral.

By train
The cathedral is a 15-20 minute walk from Chester railway station.  There is a free bus from the station which drops off in Frodsham Street.


Support Us

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There are many ways to support the Cathedral from donations through to buying a gift or simply enjoying a coffee in the Refectory. We welcome your support in whatever form it takes.

Refectory Cafe


The Refectory, built in the 13th century, was the dining hall for the 40 monks who belonged to the community at the time. The Refectory is open from 9:30 - 4:30 and a delicious lunch menu, fabulous cakes and free Wi-Fi!


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Online Shop

The Shop provides a full range of souvenirs, books, gifts, cards, CDs and jewellery, some unique to Chester Cathedral;  it's even possible to buy postage stamps!

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Chester Cathedral needs your help! We receive no financial subsidy from government and therefore rely on kind donations and the support of people like you. The Just Giving site is just one way to help.

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