Durham Cathedral Tower - temporarily closed due to coronavirus restrictions
Enjoy spectacular views of the historic city of Durham and the surrounding countryside by climbing the cathedral’s central tower.
Make a climb up the towers, the high point of your visit to Durham Cathedral.
Visitors can conquer the 325 steps and enjoy unrivalled views over historic Durham City and surrounding countryside. Visitors can also get a close up look at the recently-completed restoration work after reopening June 2019.
If you have a question about climbing the tower, email email@example.com or 0191 338 7178
|Ticket Type||Ticket Tariff|
|Adult||£5.00 per ticket type|
|Child 8-17||£2.50 per ticket type|
Tickets are available from the visitor desk inside the Cathedral. To check the tower opening please call the visitor desk on 0191 338 7178, between 09.30 - 16:30 Mon to Sat and 12.30 - 16:30 on Sunday. Lines are busy during peak visitor times, so alternatively email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tickets for the central tower cannot be pre-booked or booked online. Tickets for the north-west tower cannot be booked online.
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating:
- Travelers Choice 2020
- Very Good1223
- bassnigeMinehead, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesCharmingTuesday, 27th October 2020What a peaceful place. Oozing with history and charm. Charging is optional and very reasonable. Could charge more. Lovely cakes and coffee in the cafe. Not to be missed. Read full review
- OscarwildetimeLeeds, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesStunningFriday, 30th October 2020Whilst the town is lovely the star of the shoe is the Cathedral. Had a lovely time and enjoyed the splendour and beauty. Read full review
- 494NickMBerkshire, United KingdomLovely cathedralSaturday, 31st October 2020Lovely cathedral in the center of Durham over looking the town and has great views. Nice tour guide and shop. Read full review
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|North West Tower (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2020)|
|Friday - Saturday||10:30||- 10:30|
|Central Tower (1 June 2019 - 31 Dec 2020)|
|Monday - Saturday||10:00||- 16:00|