8c. ‘Explore’ Worcester Cathedral – Building Stones Trail

'Explore' Worcester Cathedral

‘Explore’ Worcester Cathedral

The building stones used in Worcester Cathedral were formed in many different time periods and in many different geological environments. This trail is an introduction to time travel through the geological periods in the magnificent setting of Worcester Cathedral. The cathedral has been the subject of several phases of construction and restoration. As you walk around you will see that different architects have used a diverse range of building stones in their work. This guide identifies and explains the origin of some of these stones. This building stones trail takes two to three hours to complete.


Available at Worcester Cathderal shop in the Cloisters, Worcester City Tourist Information and from H&W Earth Heritage Trust