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. For more information, please click here.
Throughout history, Cathedrals have been a safe space; for prayer, for reflection, for healing, for remembering, for commemoration and for celebration.
In these very challenging times, as the Cathedral re-opens for prayer, for general visits and for public worship its staff has worked very hard to help you feel safe as you enter.
As our new virtual tour of the Cathedral shows, the building looks a little bit different and whilst much is still accessible, including the Cloisters, the Palm Churchyard and the Camery Garden, there are some areas you will not be able to access, as the present rules around social distancing and the need to limit transmission of the virus through touch make it too risky for your safety.
To find out more about the specific safety measures we have put in place for public worship, please visit the Public services page.
Find out more about the re-opening of Wells Cathedral here.
To help you feel safe the Cathedral has:
If you are coming into the Cathedral, we ask that you:
For more information on how the Cathedral is complying with government guidance on managing the risk of Covid-19 please follow the links below.