Canterbury Cathedral | Things to do
Rediscover England’s First Cathedral on a day out 1,400 years in the making. World Heritage Site, Mother Church & resting place of royalty.
The spectacular building houses many stunning features, including a Romanesque crypt, a perpendicular nave and beautiful medieval stained glass windows. Follow our new Social-Distancing routes or simply enjoy the surrounding gardens on a summer's day.
Child (aged 17 and under): FREE when accompanied by a paying adult (maximum two children per paying adult; does not apply to group bookings). Kids Go Free offer runs until 31 October 2021 Adult (aged 18 and over): £14.00 (inclusive of VAT). There is also the option to make an additional £3 donation to support our stewardship of the Cathedral Students Students studying full-time at local universities (Canterbury Christ Church University, University of Kent, and the University for the Creative Arts) enjoy free entry with their student ID.
- What you need to know
- Visit England 'Good to Go' Accredited
- Please pre-book your visit via Eventbrite.co.uk -search 'Canterbury Cathedral Tickets'
- New Social-Distancing Routes and timed entry
- Disabled Access
- Now open for pre-booked groups and coach parties
- TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence
- Refreshment Kiosk open in Precincts
- Opening times
Visitor opening times (Cathedral and Precincts)
Monday to Saturday 10.00 – 16.00 (Last admission at 15.00) Sunday 12.30 – 16.00 (Last admission at 15.00)
Opening times may change at short notice due to funerals, weddings, services or exceptional circumstances. Please check our website regularly prior to your visit. Services of worship take place outside of visiting hours.
The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH