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 Good1220
- johnjoan47New Brighton, United KingdomTrip Type:CouplesVery interesting buildingFriday, 16th October 2020After an uphill walk in the rain from the Raddison Hotel we entered the Cathedral. It was all geared up for people to stay apart inside. The cafe was open with th aThe e tables well apart. The... Read full review
- Paul034Walton-On-Thames, United KingdomTrip Type:FamilyStep out of the rat raceFriday, 16th October 2020Fascinating building with almost 1,000 years of history. Go inside, sit quietly, soak in the environment. Allows you to step out of the rat race. Read full review
- IAN WSt Helens, United KingdomHouse of GodSunday, 18th October 2020An absolute monolith of a building,over a thousand years old,history oozing out of its walls,its sheer size overawes one.Because of its size,it felt "bare" and impersonal in parts and very dim.Must... 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|