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Opening Times

We recommend advance booking to guarantee entry at your time of choice.

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Opening Times

Advance booking is essential so that we can keep everyone safe - we need to manage the number of people in the building and support track and trace communications. 

Please click here for scheduled service listings.


Monday to Saturday

There are bookable entry slots every 15 minutes from 09:30 to 16:00.  You can enter up to 15 minutes after your time slot. The latest you will be able to enter the Cathedral is 16:15 and all visitors will need to leave by 17:00.

Please check the bottom of this page for information about closures.

Click here for more information.

MAGNA CARTA AND CHAPTER HOUSE 10:00 to 17:00 Monday - Saturday 

REFECTORY RESTAURANT AND GIFT SHOP 09:30 to 17:00 Mondays - Saturdays (last orders in the Refectory at 16:45)

Wanting to bring a group? Please click here...


Open for Services, please click here.   Closed for visiting including shop and Refectory.


Wednesday 21 July: The last bookable entry slot will be 14.30, with last entry at 15:00 - visitors will need to be out for the Cathedral by 15.30. The Chapter House will close at 15.00.

Please help us keep to keep everyone safe by wearing a face covering inside the Cathedral unless you are exempt. You may find reading our frequently asked questions here helpful

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.