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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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Recent Reviews:

  • MauriceWilkins
    Oban, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Business
    A wonderful experience!
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st August 2017
    I came here for a guided tour with a party of Americans. We met our guide Mike who proved to be a fount of knowledge and an interesting and friendly man. I went into the building first and was able... Read full review
  • ThatDoubleChinnedGuy
    Bacolod, Philippines
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Truly defines Durham
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st August 2017
    The cathedral sits on the zenith of Durham where it overlooks the river and the beauty of the town. It is free to go around the area, they only charge when you go inside the dormitory. They have a... Read full review
  • shyleir
    Newcastle
    Trip Type:
    Family
    Durham Cathedral ''Open Treasure'' St. Cuthberts Relics
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st August 2017
    The new exhibition of Treasures of St Cuthbert is truly fantastic shown in the beautiful backdrop of The Great Kitchen. I was accompanied by my grand daughter aged 10 who loved it too.She started the... 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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