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Durham Cathedral has been a place of worship, welcome and hospitality for almost one thousand years. Located at the heart of the Durham UNESCO World Heritage Site, Durham Cathedral is one of the finest examples of Romanesque architecture in Europe...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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I read about the history of the cathedral before visiting and it was beyond my imagination. The outside seems not so impressive (if compare, for example with York Minster) but the inside is astonishing. I took guided tour and it was worthy. Many stories around...More

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Reviewed today

After a climb up to the cathedral the view is breathtaking. The tower is out of action at the moment due to renovations. You are asked to make a contribution as soon as you enter. The place is vast and contains some stunning stained glass...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is the first time we have been to Durham Cathedral. It is a very interesting place to visit. There are plenty of staff if you want to ask questions. The only downside to the visit was they ask you for a £3 donation per...More

Thank Alecg
Reviewed 5 days ago

Very interesting cathedral, with the Venerable Bede actually buried here, lots to see including a very old clock, and a very good shop and restaurant in the old cellar, very well maintained,

Thank Philippa N
Reviewed 5 days ago

.We go to the cathedral on most times we are in Durham as we live not far from there. The cathedral has many beautiful stained glass windows in particular the miners window plus we like visiting the DLI chapel .We also like having a break...More

Thank njtravellers2018
Reviewed 6 days ago

The Cathedral is a beautiful place to visit and we take all our family & friends when they visit . At the moment the tower is being restored but don’t let that put you off - we love to wander around the cloisters , visit...More

Thank Durhamfamily2013
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is so much to see and feel in this ancient place of Christian spirituality. Especially good for us were the Lord’s Table and Annunciation sculptures in the chapel at the West end of the Cathedral, the Pieta sculpture in the Chapel of Nine Altars,...More

Thank 49-Paul-B-11
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you in Durham come have a look. Wow is thfirst thing you say as you round the corner, then you slow down and stop just to take it all in. From the monument you get to the door your overwhelmed by the size of...More

Thank paulyfb
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is always something new to see. This World Heritage site is awesome. I am pleased the Cathedral is now charging for entry. How else would the upkeep of such a beautiful place be kept. This should be on everyone's list of must sees

Thank Kouniatha
Reviewed 6 days ago

A truly amazing piece of history, Built over 40yrs, Durham Cathedral is an amazing place of worship. It has featured in films such as Harry Potter, Chariots of Fire, Elizabeth and the Avengers most recently to name but a few. The whole area is steeped...More

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Response from Alex_Fearn1959 | Reviewed this property |
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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Half the people there are carrying cameras. Most are also taking taking pictures when cathedral personnel are not watching.
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