Group Tours

We warmly welcome groups of visitors to Southwell Minster and offer a range of options including the following tours:

  • Southwell Minster Tour
  • Archbishop’s Palace and Palace Gardens Tour
  • Bell Tower Tours
  • Palace Gardens Tour with our Head Gardener
  • National Trust Workhouse and Infirmary (also located in Southwell) and Southwell Minster Tour
  • Unguided tour



For groups of fewer than 20 our Refectory café can accommodate your needs.

For groups of more than 20 (with a maximum of 65) we offer packages which include both the Southwell Minster Tour and the Archbishop’s Palace and Palace Gardens Tour, with lunch and refreshments served in our State Chamber. See brochure above for more details.

If you are expecting larger numbers than this or would like a different selection of tours, please contact the office for a bespoke quote.

Coach parties and large groups
All coach parties and large groups must book in advance to ensure access to the cathedral. There is a charge of £4 per person for coach parties and large groups who are not booked onto tours.

Coaches can park free of charge at the long stay car park by the Leisure Centre. See STC web page:  Parking – Southwell Town Council (

How to book
Please call 01636 812649 or email to discuss your requirements and we will be happy to help you.