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Durham Cathedral
The Shrine of St Cuthbert; the Tomb of the Venerable Bede; a living place of worship, welcome and hospitality at the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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Durham Cathedral 12h
It was a pleasure welcoming travel blogger to our beautiful cathedral yesterday. Here's what she got up to...
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Durham Cathedral 12h
Lovely pictures Emily, it was a pleasure having you... and well done for conquering the tower!
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Durham Cathedral Jul 15
We're delighted to be welcoming travel blogger to the cathedral today as part of a tour of our region. There's so much to see and enjoy during !
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Durham Cathedral Jul 14
Conquer the central tower's 325 steps for unique views over Durham City. We'd love to see your photos, so don't forget to tag us! The central tower is usually open Mondays to Saturdays 10am-4pm, Sundays 1pm-3pm.
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Durham Cathedral Jul 14
Stop by at our for delicious lunches, snacks and sweet treats in the unique atmosphere of the medieval undercroft. Did you know they serve a fantastic range of homemade cakes including these delicious scones? Open daily 10am-4.30pm.
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Durham Cathedral Jul 13
Join us on facebook now for our live videos of our , part of
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Durham Cathedral Jul 13
A recent reviewer said: 'What a joy to behold this beautiful building. Once inside a feeling of spiritual peace, we spent three hours taking in the history of this spectacular interior.' Anyone else lose track of time in ? 🙋 (📷: maxeve4 on instagram)
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ExplorAR.co.uk Jul 13
Spotted on the County Hotel balcony! He'll be speaking later service
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DCathFriends Jul 13
Today we welcome to . Have you seen the Haswell Lodge Banner on permanent display in the Cathedral?
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Hotel Indigo Durham Jul 13
Today's the day! 🎉 More than 200,000 people will flood the streets of to enjoy the iconic @durhamminersgala! We can't wait to see the banners and the fantastic . 🎺 Will you be in the city today to celebrate?
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Durham Cathedral Jul 13
See a model Viking ship and our facsimile of the Lindisfarne Gospels in 's latest exhibition . Visit our museum to discover stories & artefacts of our amazing history! Open Treasure closes at 3pm today (last entry 2.30pm).
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Durham Cathedral Jul 12
Visit Open Treasure to explore Durham Cathedral's fascinating history through exciting exhibitions for all ages! Explore our monastic buildings, including the 14th century Monks' Dormitory. Open Treasure closes at 3pm tomorrow (last entry 2.30pm).
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Durham Cathedral Jul 12
Tomorrow our annual service of celebration & commemoration of County Durham's mining community is at 2.30pm, part of . 3 new banners will be blessed by : , Horden & Blackhall Lodges. Watch our facebook livestream!
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Durham Cathedral Jul 11
Thanks to all of you who voted for Durham's through the public vote, and congratulations to the winner Brian Harvey . Well done to our nominee Lilli Broadbent for being a fantastic ambassador for Durham Cathedral and getting to the finals!
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Durham Cathedral Jul 8
We're hiring for a contracts manager in our Works Yard. Do you know someone who might be interested? Applications close 30 July, apply at
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Durham Cathedral Jul 8
We are looking forward to welcoming with what promised to be a spectacular evening of music making.
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Durham Cathedral Jul 8
We're excited for the first of our summer bat walks on Friday 2 August! Join us for bat-themed children's activities in the cloister and learn more about the bats that live in the roof of our Cloister as they emerge from their roosts. More information at
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Durham Cathedral Jul 8
Did you know that the handle of our Sanctuary Ring has never moved? Grasping the 'knocker' was a symbolic gesture for requesting sanctuary here during the medieval period. See the 13th century original Sanctuary Ring in our museum experience
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Durham Cathedral Jul 7
Volunteer at Durham Cathedral and open doors to new opportunities! Join a friendly new community and gain experience in a wide range of roles including in our museum experience, Open Treasure, and welcoming visitors to the cathedral. Find out more at
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Durham Cathedral Jul 7
Visit Open Treasure to learn more about how the Vikings influenced Northumbria! Explore our temporary exhibition and learn how Christian and Scandinavian artistic styles influenced each other. Plan your visit:
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