Durham Cathedral

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The Chapter Office
The College
Durham City
County Durham

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


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Recent Reviews:

  • JuliaC2511
    Beverley, United Kingdom
    Well worth a guided tour
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 21st January 2020
    We paid for a guided tour and exhibition ticket and it was well worth the money. Apart from the fact that you supporting the work being done at the cathedral, it was very interesting and added such... Read full review
  • davewashington
    Afternoon visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Wednesday, 22nd January 2020
    If your near or around the area the Cathedral is a must place to visit, you will find some Amazing history of the sorrounding areas and things that have happened in the past, the deco and relics in... Read full review
  • 605mikec
    Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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    Well worth a visit.
    5 of 5 stars
    Friday, 24th January 2020
    Hadn’t been here for a few years and forgot how impressive this cathedral was. You pay a nominal entry fee but it’s well worth it. So much information and history in here and knowledgeable and... Read full review



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Access Information

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2020 - 31 Dec 2020)
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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