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More than 10 million people visited Cathedrals in England in 2014

According to new figures, more than 10 million people visited Church of England cathedrals last year. The research also showed that the highest motivating factors for Cathedral attendance were peace and contemplation, worship and music, and friendly atmosphere.

Other key findings were that the number of young people attending educational events at cathedrals increased by nearly 14% between 2004 and 2014 and that over the last ten years the number of volunteers supporting the mission and ministry of cathedrals has risen to 15,200. Full report here.

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