Works Yard Tours
Our expert guides will show you around our Stonemasonry Works Yard, one of only nine cathedral yards in the country. Learn how 150 million-year-old blocks of Jurassic limestone weighing up to 5 tons are transformed to restore parts of the Cathedral. You’ll visit the Drawing Office where the conservators and stone specialists carry out conservation planning. And you’ll witness astounding hand-carving skills that have been practiced here since the 13th century.
- The tour costs £17.50 per person
- The tour lasts one hour followed by tea and coffee with the guide and an opportunity to ask further questions
- There will be no more than 12 people on each tour
- Advance booking is recommended
If you wish to purchase a gift voucher for one of our scheduled tours, click here or call 01722 555156.