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

Approach to site

Access to the cathedral is over:

  • paving
  • lowered kerbs
  • cobbles


The west door entrance has a stair lift down into the nave. Use the call point or phone 0141 552 6891 to have the west door opened.

The main entrance, on the south side, has four stone steps up into the nave. During the summer, entrance is via the Great West Door, except in the case of inclement weather.

The nave is level with a smooth, slabbed floor.

Entry to the choir is up five stone steps or via the wheelchair lift. The sacristy is up two steps and down eight.

The crypt is down 25 steps (with handrail).


Nearest adapted toilet is at St Mungo Museum, about 15m 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 Glasgow Cathedral.

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