The Cathedral plays an active role in the community and it, or parts of it, are at times closed for general visiting due to services, special events or for conservation work to be carried out. Therefore, always check opening times before visiting.
The Cathedral and precincts are huge and even when major parts of the Cathedral are closed for visiting, there will be plenty to explore. The following list includes forthcoming closures. You may also contact the Visits Office to discuss the timing of your visit.
Thursday 2212:15 - 15:00 Quire
The Quire and Trinity Chapel are closed from 12.15 until 15.00 hrs for a funeral.
Tuesday 2712:00 - 15:45 Quire
The Quire is closed from 12.00 - 15.45 hrs for a funeral. The rest of the Cathedral is open for visiting.
Friday 1612:00 - 16:00 Quire
The Quire is closed from 12.00 until 16.00 hrs for a memorial service.
Tuesday 2009:00 - 13:00 Cathedral
Only the Crypt is open for visiting until 13.00 hrs. The whole Cathedral will reopen at 13.00 hrs.
Thursday 2909:00 - 13:30 Quire
The Quire is closed until 13.30 hrs for the Chrism Eucharist with Blessing of the Oils and Renewal of Vows. The rest of the Cathedral is open for visiting as usual.
Friday 3009:00 - 18:00 Cathedral
Cathedral closed for visiting
The Cathedral is closed for general visiting all day today. All are welcome to attend the Good Friday services.
Saturday 1609:00 - 14:00 Crypt
The Crypt is closed until 14.00 hrs for a Wedding. The rest of the Cathedral is open as ususal.