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Durham Cathedral Tours

From £5.00
Durham Cathedral
Palace Green
Durham City
County Durham
DH1 3EH

Tel: +44 0191 386 4266

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Durham Cathedral Tours

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Guided tour£5.00 per ticket type

Guided tours of the Cathedral take place two or three times a day and cost £5 per person (£4.50 children and concessions).

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:

  • Excellent
    3819
  • Very Good
    867
  • Average
    102
  • Poor
    23
  • Terrible
    26

Recent Reviews:

  • DINKEtravellers
    Warrington, Cheshire
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Beautiful cathedral
    4 of 5 stars
    Friday, 23rd June 2017
    The interior of the cathedral is really beautiful. The shrine if St Cuthbert is very ornate. There is a good shop and cafe. Read full review
  • wharriers
    Durham
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Just breathtaking!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 22nd June 2017
    I have lived near Durham all my life and the Cathedral never ceases to take my breath away. It is an amazing place and definately worth a visit. Read full review
  • 187047PeterR
    Gloucester, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Beautiful Cathedral
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 21st June 2017
    Living in Gloucester we are proud of our own Cathedral and have been disappointed when visiting some of England's other notable places of worship. However Durham is a gem. Very friendly and... Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Access Information

Opening Times

2017 (1 Jan 2017 - 31 Dec 2017)

* Tours are available from Monday to Saturday, usually at 11.00am and 2.00pm with additional tours at 10.30am during the summer.
Please note, tours may occasionally be cancelled due to events and special services as we are a working church.

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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