Durham Cathedral

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The Chapter Office
The College
Durham City
County Durham
DH1 3EH

Tel: +44 0191 386 4266

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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

Awards

  • Regional and MiscellaneousTripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016

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Recent Reviews:

  • Phillip W
    Brisbane, Australia
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Spectacular!
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 15th November 2019
    We visited Durham Cathedral at night during “Lumiere” and it was incredible. The lighting on the outside of the building was spectacular and inside there was a very edgy performance- wow! Read full review
  • bdon257
    Morpeth, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Cathedral during Lumiere
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 16th November 2019
    We visited during the Lumiere Festival and the Cathedral was used as an amazing backdrop to the light and sound show on Palace Green. Inside there were illuminated vests suspended from the ceiling... Read full review
  • clsta
    Tucson, Arizona
    Trip Type:
    Couples
    Amazing Cathedral
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 16th November 2019
    Durham Cathedral will take your breath away! To think it was built almost 1000 years ago. Definitely worth a visit including a hike up the 300+ steps up the tower. Read full review

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Access Statement - Please see below

Access Information

Opening Times

2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Saturday09:30 - 18:00
Sunday09:30 - 17:30
Bank Holiday09:30 - 18:00
2019 (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019)
DayTimes
Monday - Saturday09:30 - 18:00
Sunday09:30 - 17:30
Bank Holiday09:30 - 18:00

* The cathedral is normally open from 7.30am to 6pm, but is open until 8pm from 1-5 July and from 22 July to 26 August 2019. 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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