Durham Cathedral Tower


325 steep spiral steps with fabulous views over the River Wear, Durham City and the Durham Dales. On a clear day, the Angel of the North can be seen facing the Cathedral. Minimum height restriction of 1.3 metres (4ft 3in) applies. All children must be able to climb independently (without being carried) and be accompanied by a responsible adult. There should be a minimum of one adult per two children.


Contact Information

Durham Cathedral
Durham City
  0191 386 4266
  Visit the Durham Cathedral Tower website

Useful Information

Disabled access : Not suitable for the disabled.
Opening Times : The Tower is open all year round (weather permitting) but is closed during services and special events. Please telephone to check opening times and prices.

Location Information