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Preserving the peace

We welcome visitors, worshippers and pilgrims to the Cathedral. We want everyone to be able to enjoy their visit.

As the Cathedral is primarily a place of worship we believe all who visit should be able to do so undisturbed by use of other people’s cameras. This approach is widely welcomed by our visitors.

Our photography policy

The Chapter of Durham Cathedral, our governing body, has adopted the following policy on photography in the Cathedral and precincts:

More details

Would you like to apply for a permit? Need more information? Then please take a look at Photographic and filming policy page.