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Durham Cathedral

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The Chapter Office
The College
Durham City
County Durham

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


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  • Certificate of Excellence 2017

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Recent Reviews:

  • Brenda H
    Trip Type:
    Stunning cathedral
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd January 2018
    This is an amazing place, so many things to see inside. I have visited the cathedrals many times over 60+ years and never fail to some thing different. From climbing to the top of the tower as a... Read full review
  • Food4thought64
    Yoxall, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A must !
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd January 2018
    A magnificent example of Norman architecture that has benefited from ongoing restoration. The guides spoke with pride and enthusiasm which is refreshing. Our time there was oddly, both reflective and... Read full review
  • Pauline P
    Trip Type:
    lovely bit of history
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 22nd January 2018
    I will never tire of visiting this place.If you are feeling energetic you can walk up the stairs to a lovely view of Durham. Lovely cafe too Read full review



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Access Information

Opening Times

2018 (1 Jan 2018 - 31 Dec 2018)
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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