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Over 20 of our staffed sites have now reopened and we are delighted to welcome you back. Booking in advance is essential. Find out more and book now

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Prices and opening times

The cathedral is now open and we are delighted to welcome you back.

Admission

We have introduced limits on visitor numbers to help keep everyone safe, and you will not be able to visit without booking online in advance.

Book tickets now

Children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 5 go free, but they must have a ticket booked for them.

Donations welcome. 

What will be open during your visit

  • One-way system in operation
  • Retail offering
  • Disabled access via wheelchair lift at West Door
  • View-only access to lower chapterhouse
  • North and South aisle (Central aisle can be viewed from crossing area)
  • Audio Guides -  purchase at the cathedral and access through your mobile phone by scanning a QR code

Some areas/facilities will remain closed for now, we have a phased approach to re-opening while we work to make them safe.

Opening times

Advance booking required

1 April to 31 March:
Monday to Saturday, 10am to 4pm
Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm
Sunday, 1pm to 4pm

Closed

25 and 26 December
1 and 2 January

Unexpected closures

Adverse weather or other reasons beyond our control may cause a site to close at short notice.

Before you travel, you can view current unexpected closures

Historic Scotland

Opening times

The cathedral is now open and we are delighted to welcome you back.

1 Apr to 31 Mar:
Mon to Sat, 10am to 4pm
Closed for lunch 12 noon to 1pm
Sun, 1pm to 4pm

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