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Discover the hidden history of Durham Cathedral with one of our regular guided tours.

How much is a guided tour?

It costs £7.50 per person, £3.50 child and a family ticket (2 adults, 2 children) is £20.00

What times are the tours?

  • Monday to Saturday: 10.30am, 11.30am and 1.30pm
Tours can be cancelled or times can change when there is a special service or event taking place.

Where can I get tickets?

Advance booking is not currently available. Get tickets at the visitor desk on your arrival at the cathedral, book early in the day to avoid disappointment.

Face coverings and social distancing continue

To keep all visitors, staff and volunteers safe, face coverings are a requirement of attending this tour as there are confined, indoor spaces. We encourage maintaining social distancing where possible. 

How long is a guided tour?

Tours last for approximately one hour.

Places on each tour are limited

There is a limit of 12 places per tour, who can come from different households.

Availability and accessibility

We are a working church so tours may occasionally be cancelled due to events and special services. The visitor desk will have up to date information about tours taking place each day.

Not all areas are fully accessible and our tours do go into these parts of the building. Please take a look at the Accessibility page for more details.