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Durham Cathedral: Tours & Tickets

Open Now: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Durham Cathedral welcomes non-flash visitor photography. We have been a place of worship, welcome and hospitality for almost one thousand years. We rely on donations, and we suggest you give £3 per person to support the Cathedral's future. Located...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
The College, Durham DH1 3EH, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The town of Durham is very interesting in itself, but the majestic Cathedral high above the river bank is truly commanding. The decor inside is modest with amazing stained glass windows. The old clock is enchanting.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank hanshH8576DE
Reviewed 2 days ago

Pressured at the entry to donate money. I was tricked into going to the desk for a map of the Cathedral, when I got to the desk the lady then asked would I be willing to donate £3 each for me and my mate £6...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We donated £3 each to see the Cathedral and then paid £5 each to take the many steps up to the top. The interior of the Cathedral is beautiful and the views of the city and surrounding countryside from the top are amazing. Well worth...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank S4644SRjuliem
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had an amazing experience,architect the style the place it s amazing,my family was very happy with this trip.

Date of experience: April 2019
Reviewed 3 days ago

We attended the Cathedral as it was the venue for a concert by 2014 Britain's Got Talent winners - Collabro. It was an amazing evening with wonderful sound and great entertainment. If there is the repeat performance they promised for next year, we will definitely...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank DA5556
Reviewed 4 days ago

Open Treasure includes an exhibition of mapping the world at present, I had seen this mentioned on the local news. I have been to Durham Cathedral many times and am local, but did not know that the permanent exhibition in the former monk's dormitory -...More

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank joanne w
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great for a historical visit so much to see and do its where so so much has happened beautiful inside and outside

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank liam519
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely outstanding engineering. Magnificent bells. Really nice staff. Unbelievable views from outside the cathedral.

Date of experience: November 2019
Thank Bibcay
Reviewed 5 days ago

Amazing cathedral but how to compare to the other wonderful cathedral's in this country? Well, the first must, is to take a guided tour, on this occasion this gave us a magnificent background into the history of the cathedral but also in depth commentary and...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Reviewed 6 days ago

Lots of history, with a really interesting story about why and how the cathedral was built, well worth taking your time and learning about it's history

Date of experience: October 2019
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March 19, 2019|
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Response from Joan S | Reviewed this property |
Prince Bishops car park is just a 5 minute walk away from Cathedral and it's right in centre of shops etc
October 1, 2018|
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Indeed you can, with a choice of either traditional or tealight candles.
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It’s a cathedral! Why would you want Wi-fi??
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