Coventry Cathedral is reopen to visitors! 

We are doing everything we can to welcome tourists back safely in these uncertain times.  As part of our efforts to follow national guidance we currently have a ticketing system. Coventry New Cathedral and the Ruins are reopen and we recommend you book a ‘Exhibition and Entry’ ticket to visit.*  

This ticket includes guaranteed access to the New Cathedral, current exhibitions, regular services and other daily activities. Coventry Cathedral provides opportunities for prayer, reflection, creativity and engagement. Please be aware there may be multiple events, services, education visits and more happening during your time at the Cathedral.  We hope you enjoy your visit!  


For FREE Entry and Exhibition tickets click here and to browse our Arts & Events programme click here.


Services take place throughout the day in the New Cathedral. We recommend you book a ticket if you wish to join a service during the normal opening times. Service outside of these times are operating as normal and do not currently require a ticket. For a full schedule of regular and special services please visit the Cathedral worship page. 


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.

* The Cathedral is open from 10am to 4pm from Monday to Saturday, and from 12.30pm to 3pm on Sundays. There will be a number of walk-up tickets available on the day. We recommend booking a free ticket online to avoid disappointment should numbers exceed our capacity. Sunday services, and any other services outside of the above tourism hours will be open to all as usual.  

Visitors are encouraged to wear face coverings, apart from those who are exempt. Additional information about restrictions due to Covid-19 government guidelines will be released if required. For more information on the changes we have made, and visiting guidance, keep an eye on the website. The Cathedral Ruins are an outdoor space and do not require a ticket for entry. Please contact Coventry Cathedral for up-to-date information on education and school visits, access to the Blitz Museum, the Tower Climb and any other questions. Coventry Cathedral reserves the right to cancel tickets at short notice in the case of an emergency or other unforeseen circumstances.