Glasgow Cathedral

  • Cathedral Precinct, Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0QZ

  • 0141 552 6891
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Important notice

The cathedral will be closed on Thursday 6 June. On Friday 21 June the cathedral will open at the later time of 1.30pm.




A public car park is about 80m from the cathedral’s west door, on the opposite side of the High Street.

Approach to site

The cathedral is approached over paving, lowered kerbs and cobbles.

Visiting the site

  • The west door has a stair lift down into the nave and a call point. Please use this or call the stewards on 0141 552 6891 to have the door opened
  • The main entrance on the south side has four stone steps up into the nave
  • The nave is level with a smooth slabbed floor
  • The choir is up five stone steps or via the stair lift. Speak to staff for help accessing the stair lift
  • The Blacader aisle is currently closed (it has 13 very steep steps and 3 handrails)
  • The chapter house is reached up two steps and down eight. Information on the space will be available for those who cannot access it
  • The crypt is down 25 steps with a single handrail
  • There can be loud noises from the organ at times
  • There are pews in the choir and nave in which visitors can sit


There are no toilets available at the cathedral. The nearest adapted toilet is at St Mungo Museum about 15m away. If the museum is closed, the next accessible public toilet is in John Lewis in Buchanan Galleries 0.8miles/1.2km away.


Assistance dogs are permitted at all our sites and within roofed areas. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times and not left unattended at any time. Owners must pick up after their dogs.

Visitors' dogs are not permitted at the cathedral.

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Opening times

29 Mar to 30 Sept:
Mon to Sat, 9.30am to 5pm; Sun, 1pm to 5pm (last entry 4.15pm).
The lower church closes at 4.15pm.

1 Oct to 28 Mar:
Mon to Sat, 10am to 4pm; Sun, 1pm to 4pm (last entry 3.30pm).
The lower church closes at 3.15pm.

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