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Wakefield Cathedral Tower Tours

Calendar Icon Sat 09 Sep 2023 - Sat 09 Sep 2023
Clock 11:00 - 14:00
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Your chance to climb Wakefield Cathedral’s tower and see Wakefield from a new perspective!


Climb the 170 steps up Wakefield Cathedral tower for magnificent views of the city and surrounding countryside. Did you know that Wakefield Cathedral has the tallest spire in Yorkshire, rising another 94 metres above the top of the tower?! You will also get the chance to see the Cathedral’s fourteen bells.


You must be in good health to climb the 170 uneven steps of the narrow medieval stone spiral stairs. Sensible shoes must be worn. Children must be aged 10 or over to participate in the tour. Any child aged 10 to 17 must be accompanied by an adult.


Booking Details


Children must be aged 10 or over to participate in the tour. Any young person aged 10 to 17 must be accompanied by an adult. Participants must arrive and register at the desk in Wakefield Cathedral at least 15 minutes before the start of their tour to sign a medical disclaimer. The places of any pre-booked participants who fail to register 15 minutes before the start of the tour will be allocated to people on the day on a first come first served basis. If any places are not booked by email in advance they can be booked on the day in person in the cathedral.


Booking Contact: Gillian Bunn


Email: gillian.bunn@wakefield-cathedral.org.uk


Booking opens: 31 August 2023, 9am


Booking closes: 8 September 2023, 5pm


Venue opening hours

Monday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tuesday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Wednesday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Thursday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Friday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Saturday : 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Sunday : 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Access facilities

  • Guide Dogs Welcome
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Book your tickets

Wakefield Cathedral Tower Tours

Venue Details

Find us at

Northgate, Wakefield, WF1 1HG

Phone

01924373923

Email

admin@wakefield-cathedral.org.uk