St Paul's Cathedral St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Cathedral

St Paul's Churchyard, London, EC4M 8AD, United Kingdom | 020 7246 8350 | Website

Venue Description

St Paul’s is an architectural masterpiece and its dome a landmark of the London skyline. It is a symbol of the hope, strength and resilience of the city and nation it serves. A cathedral has stood here since 604AD with the present cathedral now over 300 years old. Sightseers can discover the beautiful décor of the vast cathedral floor before climbing to the famous Whispering Gallery with its unique acoustics. Continue to the Golden Gallery atop the dome with its breathtaking panoramic views across London. The crypt is the resting place for famous Britons such as Lord Admiral Nelson, the Duke of Wellington, and the cathedral’s architect – Sir Christopher Wren. Sightseers can explore using multimedia guides available in nine languages plus BSL and family tour formats; or they may choose to join guided tours and talks; all included with admission. St Paul’s is also a busy working church with services held daily and concerts and talks throughout the year at which all are welcome.

Accessibility

The main entrance is accessed by 24 steps. A handrail is available to both sides of the steps. The south churchyard entrance is step-free. It leads to a modern lift serving the crypt and cathedral floor. Usable lift space - 140cm length x 130cm width. Wheelchairs available on request. Access is flat or ramped within all parts of the cathedral floor & crypt. The quire and sacrarium have a small user-operated chairlift. Assistance is available if required. Access to the dome galleries is unavoidably via stairs only. A video fly through of these levels is available on the multimedia guide.

Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide Link: https://www.stpauls.co.uk/visits/visits/accessibility

Awards List

tripadvisor Certificate of Excellence 2014 & 2015 UKinbound Attraction of the Year 2011 & 2012

Toilets

The accessible toilets are found in the crypt level. There are separate male and female toilets and keys are not required to access them. They are reached via level access. The doors open outwards. The width of the door is 88cm and it is locked by a twist lock. There is a lever type mixer tap in the sink. The toilet dimensions are 120cm x 168cm.

Staff

Information about the staff has not been added for this venue.

Assistance dog facilities

Assistance dog exercise facilities

Dogs may be exercised in the environs of the churchyard gardens.

Other assistance dog facilities

Water bowls can be provided

The venue says it has...

  • Audio Described
  • Accessible Format
  • Audio Format
  • Braille
  • Sign Language
  • Carer Discount
  • Dedicated Seating
  • Disabled Access
  • Induction Loop
  • Large Print

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User Ratings

Overall

4.9
Access
4.9
Parking
3.8
Toilets
2.3
Staff
5