St John Baptist Cathedral and The Narthex

The Catholic Cathedral is one of the finest examples of great Victorian Gothic Revival Architecture in the UK. The beautiful stained glass and stonework make it one of the most impressive architectural buildings in Norfolk.

Admire the surroundings, take in the peace, listen to a recital or take a tour.  

The Narthex is an annexe to the Cathedral and hosts a bustling Garden Cafe serving a delicious selection of home-made sandwiches, lunches and snacks as well as cold and hot drinks and alcoholic beverages.

The beautiful sheltered Cathedral gardens are situated just outside the cafe and are a perfect place to meet, have lunch, relax and admire the gothic architecture around you.  Children will love running around and exploring the nooks and crannies. There is also a well-stocked gift shop.

Opening Hours

The Cathedral is open daily from 7.30am to 7.30pm.
The Narthex is open Tuesday - Saturday from 10.00am to 4.00pm.

Find us here

Earlham Road, Norwich

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