Durham Cathedral Towers - Central Tower Closed

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Durham Cathedral
Durham City
County Durham

Tel: +44 0191 338 7178

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket 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 visitor.desk@durhamcathedral.co.uk

Tickets for the central tower cannot be pre-booked or booked online. Tickets for the north-west tower cannot be booked online.



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Recent Reviews:

  • JoeHetton
    Heaton, United Kingdom
    Stand in awe!
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 30th April 2020
    I have lived near Durham for many years now but never tire of popping into the cathedral just to stand in the central aisle and soak up the mastery of the masons. The columns of stone supporting the... Read full review
  • Milespergallon
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    Mr Cummings visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 26th May 2020
    Well worth the 260 mile midnight drive in my trusty land rover that does 275 miles to the gallon Kind Regards Dom Read full review
  • CarolG900
    Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Lovely place to visit
    5 of 5 stars
    Monday, 6th July 2020
    In Durham for the day and wanted to visit the Cathedral. They also have Open Treasure exhibition on so paid to see this as well. Cathedral is lovely. Just walking around it is so peaceful. The... Read full review



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Opening Times

North West Tower (1 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2020)
Friday - Saturday10:30 - 10:30
Central Tower (1 June 2019 - 31 Dec 2020)
Monday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00

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