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Cathedral:St Asaph Cathedral

Cathedral, free entry

COVID-19 Coronavirus: Outdoor attractions/activities will be able to reopen for 'day visitors' from the 6th July 2020 - Please check before travelling

Details

St Asaph Cathedral is a living working place of worship as well as a visitor attraction with regular services throughout the week. The choirs and organ music are superb and have featured on both radio and television.

It is the venue for concerts and events throughout the year including the renowned North Wales International Music Festival each September.

Visitors are invited to meander through the nave and chapels to view the many interesting features including:
- 'The Naked Christ' - a thought provoking sculpture by Michelle Coxon
- 'The Spanish Madonna' said to be from the Spanish Armada
- The William Morgan bible - the first bible to be translated into Welsh and in the grounds the 'Translators Memorial' - a unique monument dedicated to the man who translated the bible into Welsh.

Also available:
- Children's Trail
- Changing displays in the South Transept
- Quiet space for prayer
- Translators’ Tearoom onsite selling locally roasted coffee, loose leaf tea, light lunches and home-made -cakes.
- Small gift shop with souvenirs

Coach parties acceptedFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs acceptedSmoking not allowedFacilities for hearing impaired

Opening Details

Open all the time

You are welcome to visit at any time during the day. We are open from 9 am–6.30 pm Mon-Sat and 7.30 am–4.00pm on Sunday.

Prices

Free entry

No admission fee, but we gladly accept donations.

Address

Cathedral Office,
High Street,
St Asaph,
Denbighshire,
LL17 0RD

Location

Directions

Plan route to St Asaph Cathedral using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SJ 039743  Lat: 53.25705 Long: -3.44191

From Chester: Take the A55 towards Conwy and keep LEFT.
Bear LEFT (South) onto A525 [Chester Street], following the direction towards "Denbigh".
Go straight along Chester Street.
The Cathedral is visible on the LEFT of the roundabout junction of Chester Street, High Street and Upper Denbigh Road.

From Rhyl: Get onto A525 [Vale Road].
At roundabout, take the SECOND exit onto A525 [Rhuddlan Road].
At next roundabout, take the FIRST exit onto A525.
At next roundabout, take the SECOND exit onto A525 [St Asaph Road].
At next roundabout, take the SECOND exit onto A525 [The Roe], following the direction towards "Tweedmill".
Turn LEFT (East) onto A525 [High Street].
The Cathedral is visible on the RIGHT of the roundabout junction of Chester Street, High Street and Upper Denbigh Road.

From Conwy: Take the A55 towards Chester and keep LEFT onto Ramp.
At roundabout, take the THIRD exit onto A525 [The Roe], following the direction towards "Tweedmill".
Turn LEFT (East) onto A525 [High Street].
The Cathedral is visible on the right of the roundabout junction of Chester Street, High Street and Upper Denbigh Road.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Rhyl station

Facilities

  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed
  • Facilities for hearing impairedFacilities for hearing impaired