Today, Tue 16th August Open 10:00am–4:00pm
Coventry Cathedral is open as normal today
General visiting times: Mon-Sat 10:00am–4:00pm
Sun 12:30pm–3:00pm

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Tower Climb

Climb the Cathedral Tower for the best view in Coventry!

180 steps to magnificent views of Coventry and the surrounding area.

Coventry Cathedral tower climb rewards you with a breath-taking 360˚ view from the rooftop of this Gothic masterpiece, the third highest cathedral in the UK - soaring over 100 metres high.

Tower Climb Tickets

  • £5 for adults
  • £4 for students (subject to possession of a valid student card at the time of the climb)
  • £2.50 for U18’s. (Children are permitted to climb at their carer’s discretion and we do not recommend the climb for younger children due to the amount of steps and the nature of the climb. No climbers under the age of 8 will be permitted)
  • 10% off adult tickets for Go CV members with a fully validated card

Opening hours

The Tower will ordinarily be open from 11 - 3 on Friday and Saturday* but sometimes events in the Ruins or inclement weather conditions may mean reduced opening hours, so please check in advance by calling 02476 521234 or follow us on Facebook at Coventry Cathedral Tower for the latest updates.

*Subject to staff availability and events taking place which may mean that the tower is not accessible. Please visit the Coventry Cathedral Tower Facebook page for the latest information.

Tag us from the top

Take a photo of yourself or your favourite view and share it with us on Twitter @CovCathedral or Instagram: @Coventry_Cathedral and hashtag #covcathclimb.

Once you’ve climbed all 180 plus steps and taken in the magnificent views, why not treat yourself to a little something from the Tower Gift Shop? We’ve a range of Blitz themed items, retro toys, sweets, general Cathedral souvenirs, and even a squirrel shaped item or two!


Tower gallery
View from within the Ruins The original Tower still remains and we offer Tower climbs.
Tower View The Tower Climb has 180 plus steps and has magnificent views.
Tower and sky Find out more about when you can climb the Tower above.
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