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Durham Cathedral

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The Chapter Office
The College
Durham City
County Durham
DH1 3EH

Tel: +44 0191 386 4266

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Durham Cathedral

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Admission to the CathedralFree
Open Treasure: Adults£7.50 per ticket type

The Chapter of Durham is committed to providing free entry for all. When you visit, please donate as generously as you can so that free entry can remain. We suggest a donation of £3 per person.
Admission to Open Treasure: Adults: £7.50, children aged 5-18: £2.50

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    4057
  • Very Good
    924
  • Average
    110
  • Poor
    27
  • Terrible
    27

Recent Reviews:

  • sharonborg
    West Row, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Brilliant guided tour!
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th September 2017
    I learned so much from the lovely tour guide at Durham Cathedral yesterday! I would recommend this tour if you are interested in British History. Read full review
  • Isabel8EnglandUK
    England UK
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Beautiful Cathedral
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th September 2017
    The staff are so welcoming as you enter and walk around this imposing Cathedral. It is so beautiful and awesome (in the true sense of the word). It was disappointing not to be able to take photos... Read full review
  • sanford48
    east midlands
    Trip Type:
    Family
    A little City
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 17th September 2017
    Durham is a small compact place to visit we used the park and ride . As a lover of history the cathedral is a must ,allow plenty of time. In the undercroft is a lovely restaurant and a gift shop, and... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)
DayTimes
Monday - Saturday09:30 - 18:00
Sunday09:30 - 17:30
Bank Holiday09:30 - 18:00

* The Cathedral is open for worship and private prayer between 0730 and 0930 Monday to Saturday; 0745 and 1230 on Sunday. Occasionally because of a special service or event full access to whole of the Cathedral may be restricted. Please contact the Cathedral Office if you wish to visit on a particular day, especially when travelling far.

Map & Directions

Road Directions

Nearest major road is A1(M). From the A1(M) take the A690 to Durham city centre. 3 Park and Ride facilities within the city.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Durham Station. From the station go into the city centre and follow the signs for the cathedral or take the Cathedral Bus (every 20 minutes until 1730 - please ring for times 0870 608 2608).

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