How are we keeping you safe? | Salisbury Cathedral

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On Friday 3 December the Cathedral & Chapter House with Magna Carta are closed for 'The Snowman' performances - buy tickets here. Services will run as scheduled. 


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How are we keeping you safe?

Extensive cleaning and Covid-19 safety measures have been put in place and the Cathedral has achieved Visit Britain's 'Good to Go' Covid-19 industry standard for visitor attractions, confirming that clear processes are in place to protect the safety of our worshippers, visitors, staff and volunteers.

  • We have moved to a pre-booking system to manage numbers and allow for social distancing in line with government and Church of England guidelines. to social distance rules and regulations. This is 2 metres apart from anyone not in your family group

  • All staff, volunteers, visitors and worshippers are required to wear a face covering inside the Cathedral.

  • Special cleaning procedures have been put in place and hand sanitiser placed at strategic points throughout the Cathedral

  • All touch screens have been removed and surfaces are regularly wiped

  • Our toilets are now gender neutral and have been organised to facilitate social distancing, They are regularly cleaned

  • No guiding is permitted in the Cathedral and all Cathedral guided tours have been suspended

  • Individuals from your group must adhere to social distancing rules when queueing on arrival  – there are markers on the floor – and inside the Cathedral. This means self-guiding as individuals, couples or families – not moving around the building as a large mixed group

  • We have a one-way system in operation and plenty of staff and volunteers to help your visitors out on the day

  • All visitors must remain in groups of 6 or less throughout their visit. 


Our message is simple: RESPECT other people, PROTECT yourself and above all ENJOY your visit. It’s great to have you back.