Southwark Cathedral

Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites

Map / Directions 10Best Says

Sited on what was originally the location of a Roman residence, this Gothic cathedral was built in the 15th century. In fact, a church has been on the site for hundreds of years. During its long...  Read More


Map / Directions Hours:

  • Cathedral: Daily 8am-6pm
  • Shop: Mon-Sat 10am-6pm; Sun Noon-6pm

Map / Directions Admissions:

  • Cathedral Donations Appreciated
    Tours Adult £5; Senior £4; Student £4; Child (1-11) £2.50

  • Romantic Things to Do, Historic Sites: "Combine a visit here, with a stop off for food and drink at brilliant Borough market, at its feet, and then a lovely walk along the South Bank, taking in London's historic connection to its river, history and the rest of the world."
  • Best for Romantic Things to Do Because: Southwark Cathedral is a very romantic space and in the middle of a long romantic walk along the South Bank.
  • Best for Historic Sites Because: Southwark Cathedral provides that link between London's history, power, religion and the people that made the city, and the world great.

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