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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 £5 per person, £4.50 concessions and £2.50 for children.

Combination ticket

Enjoy access to Open Treasure and a guided tour for just £10 when you upgrade your Open Treasure ticket at the Visitor Desk.


How long is a guided tour?

Tours last for approximately one hour.

What times are the tours?

Tours are usually available from Monday to Saturday, at 10.30am, 11am and 2pm - though times can change when there is a special service or event taking place.

Where can I buy tickets?

You can buy tickets from the Visitor Desk at the West End of the Cathedral on the day of your visit.

Opening times and accessibility

We are a working church so tours may occasionally be cancelled due to events and special services.

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.

New for 2018 - the North West Tower Tour

On Fridays and Saturdays climb 137 steps for the best views of Durham! Admission charges apply. Minimum age of 8.

More about North West Tower tours