Westminster Cathedral

Westminster CathedralWestminster Cathedral is the largest and most important Catholic church in England and Wales. It is one of the most popular London attractions with Catholics as well as those with a general interest in the study of theology. Westminster Cathedral is located in Victoria in central London.    

Westminster Cathedral opened in 1905, with work having begun in 1895. The cathedral welcomes tourists of all faiths as well as those tourists that are atheists. The cathedral host mass several times a day, with many tourists keen to experience a mass in these awesome surroundings. The first mass normally takes place at 7:00am.  

Westminster Cathedral also allows practicing Catholics to attend confession, with the cathedral’s chaplains and other priests on hand to provide this service. Westminster Cathedral is perhaps most famous for its association with music, with its famous Westminster Cathedral Choir and daily sung mass (the only Catholic church in the world to do so). No catholic should visit London without visiting here. 

Nearest Tube / Railway Station

Victoria (Victoria Line; District Line; Circle Line) 


London Borough of the City of Westminster



Opening Times

Seven days a week from the first mass through to 7:00pm      

Address / Contact Details

Westminster Cathedral, 42 Francis Street, London SW1P 1QW
020 7798 9055

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