Facilities and features


There are nine cubicles (including one accessible) and each includes a wash basin and hand-drier.

Baby Changing Facilities

Small rack adjacent to the main West Door, more racks on West Street adjacent to the Cathedral.

Located in the North Transept.

Ramped entrance

A hearing loop system is available in the Cathedral during services.

Large print Welcome Leaflets are available at the entrance to the Cathedral – please ask one of the volunteers or staff.

Large print Orders of Service are available for all our major services and Sunday Eucharist. With 48 hours notice, large print information can be provided for most of our other services too. To use this facility, please contact 01243 812488 or email: [email protected]

Guide, Therapy and Assistance Dogs are welcome in the Cathedral - these types of dogs can accompany you throughout your entire visit.

Dementia Aware / Accessible
Wheelchair access

Our Building

Stained Glass
Listed Building
Warm Space

Music and Worship

Bell Ringing

Please see the Cathedral website for details of all concerts.

Book of Common Prayer Services

Please see the Cathedral website for full details about the Choir.

Groups, Courses and Activities

The Cathedral Friends hold a regular monthly coffee morning which is open to all. Please see the Cathedral website for full details.

A number of events are held throughout the year, please see the Cathedral website for full details.

Help for Visitors

Guided tours for small groups run at 11.30am and 2.30pm from Monday to Saturday – tours last about an hour and tickets can be purchased in the shop. For larger groups or to discuss a specialist tour, please contact the Cathedral in advance.

Welcome leaflet with suggested walking route.

Nestled within the 600-year old Cloisters at Chichester Cathedral, Cloisters Kitchen & Garden serves bountiful local produce from the county.

The shop sells distinctive Cathedral souvenirs, unique jewellery created by local designers, Fairtrade gifts, traditional toys and sacred music. There is also a wide selection of books ranging from local interest titles to spirituality. Please check the website for opening times.

Church Open

Dogs are welcome to explore the Cathedral, and its grounds, during key visiting hours (Monday – Saturday, 9.00am - 5.00pm and Sunday, 12.30 - 2.30pm).

Dogs are permitted in the Garden of the newly opened Cloisters Kitchen & Garden.

To ensure that the Cathedral remains a safe and enjoyable space for all visitors, the following rules will apply to visitors with dogs:

Dogs must be on a leash at all times
Owners must clean up after their dogs
Dogs must be well-behaved and not disturb other visitors
Water stations and treats will be available at different points across the Cathedral Grounds.

Guide, Therapy and Assistance Dogs are welcome in the Cathedral for services and events.

Other Features


A Foodbank collection point is located at the Cathedral entrance.

Audio-Visual Facilities

For details of spaces to hire, please visit the Cathedral website.