Durham Cathedral

Cathedral Office
Durham City
County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 386 4266

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Durham Cathedral riverside in Autumn

Group Prices

Cathedral guided tour £6.50pp
Cathedral unguided visit or with own guide £5pp
Museum free-flow visit (In addition to cathedral visit) £5.50pp
Specialist tour £10pp
Higher education student £5pp
Private guided tour (up to 10 people) £65 fee

Opening Times

2024 (1 Jan 2024 - 31 Dec 2024)
Monday - Saturday09:00 - 17:00
Sunday13:00 - 15:00




  • Access Statement - Please see below.


  • Groups: Lunch Catered For - On site Undercroft Restaurant on individual basis Prior’s Hall for private group catering. On-Site shop – Cathedral Shop. Dietary requirements catered for.

Parking & Transport

  • Coach Parking Offsite - There is free coach parking at the City Coach Park (Postcode DH1 1SQ) as there is no parking at the Cathedral, and no coach access. Durham County Council provide a public Cathedral Bus Shuttle Service from the Coach Park and the Market Place to the Cathedral. An all-day ticket can be purchased on board. For timetable information please see www.durham.gov.uk

Provider Facilities

  • Groups: Max Group Size - 200
  • Groups: Min Group Size - Minimum group 10 - subject to discussion.

Travel & Trade

  • Groups: Average Length of Visit - 1-2 hours.
  • Groups: Booking Essential
  • Groups: Concessions for Coach Driver, Group Organiser, Tour Guide or Group Supervisor(s)
  • Groups: Discounts Available - Discounted packages and bespoke arrangements. Discounted entry to the Cathedral Museum.

Access Information


  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016
  • Regional and MiscellaneousBBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017 Heritage Site of the Year BBC Countryfile Magazine Awards 2017 Heritage Site of the Year 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousHudsons Heritage Awards 2017 Best Innovation Winner Hudsons Heritage Awards 2017 Best Innovation Winner 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousMuseum and Heritage Awards 2017 Volunteers Makers Museum and Heritage Awards 2017 Volunteers Makers 2017
  • Regional and MiscellaneousWTTC Safe Travels WTTC Safe Travels 2021

Map & Directions


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