Tours and Experiences

Take a tour of Durham Cathedral with an expert guide to discover our hidden stories or challenge yourself to climb the 325 steps to the top of the cathedral's central tower.

Tower climb visitors



Child (8-16 years old)


Under 8s


Family (2 Adults & 2 Children)




Child (8-17 years old)

Free - Young climbers must be accompanied by someone over 18 years of age

Children under 8

Unfortunately those under 8 years old cannot climb the tower.

Upcoming events and experiences

Cathedral Secret Spaces Tour

Various dates 1:00pm

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Durham Cathedral Museum Highlights Tour

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Monday 10 July 2023 - Sunday 10 September 2023

This summer, experience the Earth as it’s seen from space as Luke Jerram’s giant illuminated globe, Gaia, comes to Durham Cathedral.

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