Chester Cathedral and Gardens

Enjoy your stay in Chester at Wharton Lock apartment by taking a walk around the Chester Cathedral and gardens. The red sandstone cathedral, which dates from 14th Century, was originally a Benedictine Abbey. Following the dissolution in 1540 it became the cathedral for the new Diocese of Chester. 

Chester Cathedral have just opened the ‘Cathedral at Height’ tour a fantastic view of the hidden parts of the cathedral as well as an opportunity to see a view of The City of Chester, the England Wales boundary and five counties from the top of the cathedral tower. You can also explore the bell-ringing chamber, look down on fourteenth century quire stalls and the Victorian organ.

The cathedral was host to the wedding of Lady Tamara Grosvenor, daughter of the Duke of Westminster, and Edward van Cutsem, the Prince of Wales’ godson. The wedding was attended by the Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh. Princes William and Harry acted as ushers.

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