Durham Cathedral is an iconic visitor attraction, a pilgrimage destination, a cultural events venue, the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Durham, and is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Treasures and collections
The Cathedral is home to a stunning collection of treasures, paintings, embroideries, and other historic objects. Some of the items you’ll see on display during your visit are more than 1,000 years old.
Faith and worship
Durham Cathedral is an Anglican Cathedral and the central church of the Diocese of Durham. Find out about the daily rhythm of prayer and worship at the cathedral, and how you can join our community.
Music at the cathedral
Music has been offered in worship since Biblical times. It can speak to people of all faiths and of none, and point the way to God.