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We are open for prayer 27, 28 & 30 November, closed 1, 2 December and open for visiting and services from 3 December click here for details.


Opening Times

Opening times for private prayer during lockdown and general visiting from 4 December

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Opening Times

In line with government restrictions we are currently open for private prayer and contemplation from 10:00-13:00 Monday - Saturday but please check closures below for exceptions.

The Cathedral will reopen for public worship and general visiting on Thursday 3 December (as will our Refectory and Gift Shop).

Advance booking for services and visits 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 check the bottom of this page for information about scheduled closures.



Please click here for scheduled service listings.


Monday to Saturday

There are bookable entry slots every 30 minutes from 10:00 to 15:00.  You can enter up to 30 minutes after your time slot. The latest you will be able to enter the Cathedral is 15:30 and all visitors will need to leave by 16:00.

Click here for more information.

MAGNA CARTA AND CHAPTER HOUSE 10.30 to 16.00 Monday - Saturday 

REFECTORY RESTAURANT AND GIFT SHOP 10:00 to 16:30 Mondays - Saturdays

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


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



The Cathedral will be closed on Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 December.

Please note that everyone is required to wear 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.