Please note that Evening Prayer will take place at St John's, Cathedral Square on 20th & 22nd May at 5.30pm due to a choir recording.

Group Visits

Whether your group is looking for a family friendly day out or a specialist tour for those interested in history or architecture, Peterborough Cathedral has much to offer visiting groups.

Planning your group visit

Please check our Opening Times page which list any dates when access for visitors might be restricted.

To get the most out of your visit, groups of 10 or above should always book in advance by filling out the Group Enquiry Form or dropping us an email via We will work closely with you to organise a bespoke guided tour tailor-made to your requirements. Or perhaps you are thinking of bringing a group to one of our events or exhibitions.

The guided tours listed below dig deeper into the history of the Cathedral and the stories of the people remembered here. You can choose from the following themes:

  • THE CATHEDRAL TOUR, (£8 per person) - The burial place of two queens, a unique ceiling and a mysterious Saxon treasure are just some of the ‘highlights’ to discover on one of our 60 minute highlight tours. Our fantastic guides will lead you on a journey to explore how the Cathedral came to be and tell you stories of some of the inspiring figures remembered here. 
  • THE ARCHITECTURE TOUR, (£10 per person) - Architectural enthusiasts will love this! A day of exploring Peterborough Cathedral, inside, outside and upwards, in the company of a knowledgeable guide.
  • THE TUDOR TOUR, (£10 per person) - From Abbey to Cathedral, this family-friendly tour is a chance to hear about life in Tudor Peterborough.
  • THE WOMEN OF PETERBOROUGH, (£10 per person) - Hear stories of some of the remarkable women remembered at Peterborough Cathedral.
  • AN UPPER LEVELS & TOWER TOUR, (£15 per person) - Find out more here
  • A PRECINCTS TOUR, (£10 per person) - Discover the fascinating medieval buildings surrounding the Cathedral.
  • A SELF-GUIDED TOUR, (£4 per person) - Discover Peterborough Cathedral at leisure using the information boards provided.

Choristers in the choir stalls

Choral Evensong

Most Monday to Friday evenings during term time, at 5.30pm (3.30pm on Sundays), the Cathedral Choir sings Evensong. Lasting around 45 minutes, it is a wonderful time for peaceful reflection. On Saturdays and during school holidays, visiting choirs sometimes sing. Please check our services webpage to confirm dates.


The Cathedral offers a wide variety of events which can be a great addition to any visit so do check our website to see what is on when:

How to get here

Please be aware that there is no parking on site although coach drop-off can be arranged. For directions and information on city parking please click here.

Further Information for schools

A special programme is offered to visiting schools. For full details see our Learning in Inspiring Spaces webpage for schools.

Find school group booking information here

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