Wells Cathedral: Helping you to feel safe

Wells Cathedral: Helping you to feel safe

Wells Cathedral has achieved the ‘We’re Good To Go’ Covid-19 Industry Standard for following government guidance and implementing measures that maintain cleanliness and social distancing.

Wells Cathedral is open to all visitors from 7am – 7pm daily. Safety measures introduced since re-opening in June 2020 are reviewed and amended in accordance with any changes in government guidance. Those that remain in place are part of our endeavour to help all visitors to feel safe, and details of these measures can be found below.

  • The wearing of face coverings is strongly recommended, although it is not mandatory
  • Social distancing is still encouraged by managing spaces and their uses
  • There are hand sanitiser stations provided for use throughout the Cathedral
  • A regular cleaning system for surfaces is in place
  • Areas with access restrictions, such as the Library, will reopen with information signs outlining specific safety measures.


If you are coming into the Cathedral, we ask that you:

  • Respect social distancing
  • Please wear a face covering, although it is not mandatory
  • Try to use the hand sanitiser provided and not to touch the surfaces as you go round
  • Do not enter the Cathedral if you have Covid-19 symptoms
  • Enjoy being able to come to your Cathedral


For more information on how the Cathedral is complying with government guidance on managing the risk of Covid-19 please click here

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