Due to our Monsters of the Sea exhibition there is restricted access to some parts of the building and the Cloisters will be closed during this period.

Cathedral Opening Times

Check this page for current Cathedral opening times and for dates when there is limited or no access.

Opening times are usually:


  •  Monday to Saturday -  10.00am to 5.00pm. For changes to this see: changes or restrictions

  • Sunday - 12.00 noon to 3.00pm

Please note our Summer Exhibition commences on 15th July running through until 1st September. During this time, access to the Cathedral is by exhibition ticket only. The Sprite chapel remains accessible for private prayer and to light candles.

Don't miss our Top Ten Things to See and check out our Highlights Tours and Tower Tours which are on selected dates.
You will find other useful information to help you enjoy your visit here: Guidelines for Visitors. 

Entry for visitors is by donation. Both contactless card and cash donation options are available. Donations are vital to help with Cathedral running costs.

Changes to opening times and access


Cathedral Closures: 

18th July - Open from midday due to Kings' School end of year service at 9.45am.

19th July - Gin & Rum Festival. There will be a large number of people in the Precincts and music.

Shop Closures: 




Please check here for service times.

We take the safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously. Follow this link for Safeguarding contacts

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