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Coventry Cathedral

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Great history

Lovely if you take the steps up. Great views. Combine with new cathedral and learn some key... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Karen T
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Two cathedrals in one

The medieval cathedral was destroyed by the fire bombing that destroyed most of the city in WWII... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
duanerh
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Celebrated as the UK's favourite 20th century building, Coventry Cathedral is known all over the world as a beautiful and unique venue. Designed by architect Sir Basil Spence following the bombing of the city in 1940 it was opened in 1962, and...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Lovely if you take the steps up. Great views. Combine with new cathedral and learn some key historical facts.

Thank Karen T
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The medieval cathedral was destroyed by the fire bombing that destroyed most of the city in WWII. The new cathedral was built next to the old one in the 50s and 60s. The new cathedral is wonderful in its modern way. We were there for...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

It's very interesting to see the new and old Cathedral, it's something you don't see very often. I was really fascinated by the ruins of the old Cathedral. The new one was not something exceptional, though.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

A stunning combination of the old and the new definitely worth a visit take your time and really explore all the history of this historical site

Thank Chick40
Reviewed 6 days ago

I really enjoyed looking around the old and new cathedral. The old one is left pretty Much how it would have looked after the bombing while the new one is modern But also warm and inviting. The cafe downstairs was really good. It was decorated...More

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CarlaCovCath, Guest Relations Manager at Coventry Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your review of our cathedral and hope that you will visit again in the near future. We do get many really positive comments about the atmosphere and food in our "Rising Café".

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent a short while looking around the old cathedral whilst waiting to meet someone. It was at lunchtime so, it was quite busy. The atmosphere was so tranquil and a good place to stop for a while. It is interesting the read the information...More

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CarlaCovCath, Guest Relations Manager at Coventry Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments on the ruins of the old cathedral and the atmosphere created there. Perhaps you will come again to fully experience what the new cathedral has to offer.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great history from the war. Cathedral still standing tall after the German bombing.Nice bars around for a drink too.

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CarlaCovCath, Guest Relations Manager at Coventry Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments on the ruins of the old cathedral. Perhaps you will come again to fully experience what the new cathedral has to offer.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Coventry Cathedral is a wonderful place to visit. You can go up into the tower, the admission fee is £4 and it’s 180 stairs up to the top. The view of Coventry is magnificent. You can also have a walk around the ruins and...More

Thank RamonaL34
CarlaCovCath, Guest Relations Manager at Coventry Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your comments on the ruins of the old cathedral and the many things to see in the new one. The views from the tower are just great for that "Kodak" moment

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have visited the Cathedral many times in the last 40 years, usually with overseas visitors. Without exception they have found it a profound experience. On the latest visit I learned that the £8 admission charge had been removed which may have deterred some visitors...More

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CarlaCovCath, Guest Relations Manager at Coventry Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and thank you again for introducing your overseas visitors to our cathedral.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A remarkable experience. Daunting space. Fantastic acoustic. Access is not easy unless you know the city - park outside and use a bus. The Cathedral Cafe is very good but very busy - need to book.

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CarlaCovCath, Guest Relations Manager at Coventry Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your lovely review of our cathedral and pleased that you enjoyed your visit. We do get many really positive comments about the atmosphere and food in our "Rising Café".

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Geoff W
4 May 2018|
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Response from amandajaneprice205 | Reviewed this property |
Car Parking, there is Parking very near to the Cathedral on a side street. Turn left at the side of the Herbert Art Gallery. Follow that little road to the end. New cathedral Ahead of you. Turnleft again and left again... More
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Response from promlass | Reviewed this property |
I would think so. Best to go online and check before your journey. Enjoy.
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MichaelL4468
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Response from covcat70 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry don't know about that as I am in Australia
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