During the on-going Covid-19 situation you are welcome to visit as long as you are free of symptoms. Please keep a distance of at least 2 metres between your household or bubble and other people. You will be encouraged to wear a mask within the New Cathedral unless you are exempt from doing so.

We are delighted to have reopened the New Cathedral and Ruins and look forward to welcoming you back!

Following government guidelines we have introduced a FREE ticketing system for guaranteed access to current exhibitions, regular services and other daily activities. For FREE Entrance & Exhibition tickets click here and to browse our Arts & Events programme click here.

Opening Times

We are open daily to the visiting public (with the exception of Christmas Day).

We are normally open at the following times, although being a busy church sometimes services and events mean that we have to restrict access to the New Cathedral and/or the Ruins. To avoid disappointment, please check the date of your visit on the Calendar page of this website or telephone +44 (0)24 7652 1227.

Current opening times for the New Cathedral and Ruins:

10 am – 4 pm Monday to Saturday, 12.30 – 3 pm Sunday


The Cathedral is closed to tourists and visitors on:

  • Wednesday 28 July until Monday 2 August

Please be aware on the following dates there are events or other bookings at the Cathedral which may mean some spaces are unavailable:

    • Saturday 24 July

We apologise for any inconvenience these closures cause and look forward to welcoming you on other days.

Opening Times