Family visits notice board

We aim to offer families a fun, educational time when they visit Rochester Cathedral. 


Free Trail and Activity Sheets

A variety of free trail sheets are available at the Welcome Desk. Many of these change seasonally. Please feel free to download a copy of any of our sheets before or after your visit.

Cathedral I-spy Spot the furniture and decoration shown in the photographs and find out about the cathedral as you explore.

Memorials & Monuments I-spy Search out the memorial stones and monuments shown in the photographs to find out more about people linked to this building.

Heraldry Decode the coats of arms of the bishops of Rochester.

Beasts Explore the cathedral looking for animals and mythical beasts.

Pattern Look for patterns hidden in the decoration and architecture of the cathedral.

Junior word search A simple word search using words associated with a cathedral.
-  Junior word search answers

Cathedral word search A more complex version of the above.
-  Cathedral word search answers

Advent word search An Advent-themed word search.
-  Advent word search answers

Lent & Easter word search A Lent & Easter-themed word search.
-  Lent & Easter word search answers

Special Activities and Events

Brass rubbing Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays during school holidays. 50p per rubbing.

Pre-school activity trail Follow the trail trying out a variety of activities. Various themes. Drop in event usually held on the first Thursday of the month 13.45 – 15.00 Check What's on or Facebook for details. No charge – donations welcome! 

Annual family fun day Usually held on the second Saturday of February half-term 10.00 – 14.00.  A wide variety of fun activities for all the family. Free – donations welcome. Check What's on for upcoming Fun Days.

Meet a medieval monk or nun Our time travelling monks and nuns pop into the cathedral at various times during school holidays. Join them to try your hand at calligraphy or even join in with some monastic music. Check What's on for upcoming Fun Days.

School holiday fun Various activities throughout the year. Check What's on for upcoming School holiday fun.

20 minute family friendly tours Available at various times. Pre-booking essential.

Call 01634 810066 or email educationofficer@rochestercathedral.org