St Paul’s Cathedral has been here for over 1,400 years. It has been built and rebuilt five times, and always its main purpose has been as a
place of worship and prayer.
St Paul's, with its world-famous dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline. Step inside and you can enjoy the Cathedral's awe-inspiring
interior, and uncover fascinating stories about its history.
Learning & Faith
Lifelong learning is a core part of the our work, delivered through a variety of events by St Paul's Institute, and the
Cathedral's Adult Learning and Schools & Family Learning departments.
History & Collections
For more than 1,400 years, a Cathedral dedicated to St Paul has stood at the highest point in the City. The present Cathedral is the
masterpiece of Britain's most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.
Behind the scenes, the cost of caring for St Paul's and continuing to deliver our central ministry and work is enormous and the generosity of
our supporters is critical.
Widely considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful buildings and a powerful symbol of the splendour of London, St Paul’s Cathedral is a
breathtaking events venue.
St Paul’s scoops silver as over 600,000 votes are cast in British Travel Awards
12 November 2012
St Paul’s Cathedral can lay claim to being the most popular heritage attraction in England after winning a
silver award at the British Travel Awards 2012.
At an awards dinner held in London (1 November), St Paul’s was placed only behind Edinburgh Castle in the best UK Heritage Attraction category.
More than one million people interacted with the decision-making process, and in total, 608,509 votes were cast across all the categories.
British Travel Awards’ chief executive Lorraine Barnes Burton said: "The awards were created to reward travel companies, with the winning
accolade being the benchmark for excellence when it comes to finding out who really is the best in the business of travel for the UK consumer.
St Paul’s Cathedral is to be congratulated on their achievement.”
Companies were nominated by the public before being voted for by the British consumer, including readers of The Times, Sunday Times, the Sun
and the Sunday Sun; listeners of Global Radio stations, including LBC; and readers of the British Travel Awards magazine Check-In.