News Archive: 2020

Cathedral booking system

Click the link to find out more about booking a space at a service at Durham Cathedral. You can attend without booking, but if you do book it helps to anticipate demand. …

Added Thursday 15th October 2020

On Pilgrimage: Journey with IMEMs Across Time and Space

The next video in the Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies #onpilgrimage series is released on the 6th October! Click here to find details of this, and the prev…

Added Friday 2nd October 2020

Visitor Centre awarded TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice award!

We are very proud that our Visitor Centre has received a 2020 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice award!   Our World Heritage Site Visitor Centre will remain closed at …

Added Friday 18th September 2020

Institute of Advanced Studies: Public Lecture Series

The Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS) has announced details of it’s forthcoming public lecture series.  Further details can be found on the calendar entries on this …

Added Friday 18th September 2020

Durham Cathedral: restaurant and shop now open

You can now visit Durham Cathedral shop and restaurant as well as the Cathedral itself.  To find out about the current opening times for your visit click here {IMAGE…

Added Tuesday 15th September 2020

Durham Cathedral: Opening times and safety measures information

  If you’e planning on visiting the Cathedral and / or attending a service, take a look at the Cathedral website to find out lots of information!

Added Friday 21st August 2020

Durham University: Visitor Attractions update

To ensure the safety and well-being of our staff and visitors, Durham University’s museums, galleries and Botanic Garden will remain closed until early 2021.  &nb…

Added Tuesday 4th August 2020

World Heritage Site Visitor Centre

Our World Heritage Site Visitor Centre will remain closed at present.  Our top priority is the safety and wellbeing of our visitors and staff.  We’ll only reop…

Added Tuesday 7th July 2020

Durham Castle and Cathedral World Heritage Site Annual Report 2019

Durham Castle and Cathedral World Heritage Site Annual Report 2019 is now available here on the website, click the Documents & Research tab at the bottom of this page, and yo…

Added Monday 27th April 2020

Durham Cathedral: Live streaming of services

  Durham Cathedral are broadcasting regular livestreams of their services on Facebook.  For details of these and also the Easter services take a look at:&n…

Added Friday 3rd April 2020


  Please see the note below, which includes the World Heritage Site Visitor Centre Covid-19 Following advice from Public Health England, Durham University is implem…

Added Wednesday 18th March 2020

Tours of Durham castle: UPDATE

In line with government and medical advice regarding the Covid19 situation, an following the current guidelines set by Durham University, we want to inform you that all Cast…

Added Tuesday 17th March 2020