Coventry Cathedral | Day Out With The Kids

Coventry Cathedral

Coventry, West Midlands, England

  • Artefact at Coventry Cathedral
  • Outside view of Coventry Cathedral

Attraction Information

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Ages: 0-12

Venue type: Indoor and Outdoor

Visitors are always welcome at Coventry Cathedral and they have a trained team of Welcomers, Guides and Chaplains to help you feel comfortable in your exploration. You don't need to be of any particular faith to enjoy a visit here nor in fact of any faith at all: it's as beautiful an experience from an architectural perspective as it is from a religious one.

Located in the Ruins, the Blitz Experience Museum contains five 1940s' room reconstructions. Open April to September on Wednesdays and Saturdays only.

Plus, excitingly The Tower can be climbed in the summer months for the best view in Coventry, open 7 days a week except during bell ringing sessions. And located inside the Ruins, the Blitz Experience Museum contains 5 authentic 1940s' room reconstructions.

Special event services are held here at the Advent, Christmas and Easter, plus, the Cathedral is also host to many concerts, arts and crafts exhibitions and public lectures. Also if you're lucky you can see one of their marvellous choir performances or enjoy a Lunchtime Organ Music recital.

All in all a charming visit with other attractions within a stone's throw. Just check ahead and ensure there are no special services or functions on when you're planning your visit as these can sometimes restrict access.


  • Restaurant Restaurant Onsite
  • Snacks Snacks Available
  • Baby Baby Changing Available
  • Wheelchair Wheelchair Friendly
  • Pushchair Pushchair Friendly

Getting There and Contact Information


Priory Street, Coventry, West Midlands, CV1 5AB, England


Click here to visit Coventry Cathedral's website
024 7652 1200

Standard Opening Times and Pricing

Opening hours

Monday to Saturday 10:00 - 16:00

Sunday 12:00 - 15:00


Adults (18+): £6.00

Concessions: £5.00

Kids: Free

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