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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 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • Guido T
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Must visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 23rd May 2018
    This Cathedral was built 1000 years ago, when you think about that it is hugely spectacular. People have been making pilgrimages to it ever since. If you love old buildings you should visit too... Read full review
  • wotty59
    Brigg, United Kingdom
    3 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 23rd May 2018
    Unfortunately you can't take photos of the inside of this amazing building as is it a working cathedral. (Privacy) The surround area has the castle and a café in the same grounds, and a lawn to... Read full review
  • scottry
    Wychbold, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Nice cathedral worth a visit
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 21st May 2018
    While in Durham we visited this cathedral. Well worth a visit and it is free to enter . You can make a donation if you wish. Very close to the city and a nice walk around too. Read full review



  • Access Statement - Please see below

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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