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Meet Saint Bede summer holiday activities

Monday to Saturday 10am-4pm until Saturday 3 September

Meet Saint Bede this summer through trails, workshops and experiences and find out more about the life and legacy of one of the North East's most famous saints.

Monk Summer School

Thursdays during the school holidays

Each week of the summer holidays get a hands-on experience of the life of the medieval monks who once lived at Durham Cathedral. Suitable for families with children aged 7+.

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Frequently asked questions

Where are the toilets?

There are accessible toilets and baby-changing facilities through the Cloister, just past the Cathedral Shop and Restaurant.

Do you offer children’s options in the cafe?

Yes, we’ve everything from snacks to meals. Please take a look at The Undercroft cafe page.

Can we park nearby?

Unfortunately the narrow streets means we can’t offer parking, apart from a very limited disabled area.

However many families enjoy making a day of it by using the Cathedral shuttle bus from the railway station. There is also a Park and Ride scheme. There are more details in Getting Here.