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Opening Times

Cathedral opening times from Monday 17th May


21-25 JUNE 2021

The Cathedral will be closed to general visitors from Monday 21 June to Friday 25 June, due to a 5-day event taking place inside the Cathedral.

Evensong will take place as normal at 5.30pm on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and is open to those wishing to attend the service at the Cathedral.

The 1pm service on Wed 23 June and the 11.30am service on Fri 25 June will take place in the crypt. Those wishing to attend those services should enter the crypt via the outdoors crypt staircase on the North side of the Cathedral (opposite the High Street).

The Cathedral will reopen for general visiting again at 10am on Saturday 26 June.

3 JULY 2021

The Cathedral will open earlier than usual on Saturday 3 July, from 9am - 12.30pm (last entry at 12pm)

The Cathedral will be closed for the remainder of the day, due to Ordination of Priests service taking place. 

There will be a socially distanced tour at 11am, but the 2.30pm tour will be cancelled in line with the closure. 

We will reopen for general visiting again at 1pm on Sunday 4 July. 

Normal Opening Hours:

Monday: 10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Tuesday: 10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Wednesday; 10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Thursday: 10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Friday: 10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Saturday: 10am - 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)

Sunday: 1 - 3pm (last entry 2.30pm)

There will also be socially distanced tours running at 11am and 2.30pm Monday to Saturday, priced at £7pp and using sanitised headsets and transmitters. No booking is required. 

A team of staff and volunteers will welcome visitors and offer information about how to make the most of their visit and ensure the Cathedral complies with guidance around registering visitors to the site.

*We have put a number of safety measures into place to ensure the safety of our visitors, staff and volunteers and to ensure we adhere to the latest government guidance, including one-way systems, enhanced cleaning regimes, hand sanitising stations and visitors will be required to wear a face covering in indoor areas, unless exempt.