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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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Recent Reviews:

  • Al-Shumba
    Luton, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Large cathedral in old city
    3 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 18th March 2018
    We visited this cathedral while in Durham. The good thing about it was that it was free entry! If you wish to visit some of the exhibits there was a small charge. There were some interesting stained... Read full review
  • dsweddle
    Durham, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    Absolutely absorbing
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 18th March 2018
    I have been to the Cathedral several times previously but only to walk around myself or to see some temporary exhibit. This time we took a tour and talk given by a stonemason from the Cathedral... Read full review
  • Lynne2262
    Trip Type:
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 17th March 2018
    My son is studying theology in Durham so spends time in this beautiful cathedral. Evensong is wonderful 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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