9.00am - 5.00pm


9.00am - 5.00pm


12.00pm - 3.00pm

Visiting Times & Entry

Check this page for visiting times, and any changes to these times. It is free for individuals to enter the Cathedral. Visitors are invited to give as generously as they can to help with running costs.

Normal visiting hours

You are welcome to explore the Cathedral by yourself or book a tour with one of our trained guides to find out more about this history of this wonderful place. Normal visiting hours are:

Day Opening Time Closing Time
Monday-Saturday 9.00am 5.00pm
Sunday 12.00pm 3.00pm

All are welcome to attend services outside of these times, or to sit quietly whilst the service takes place.

Changes to normal visiting times

On Friday 14th April the Cathedral will be closed to normal visiting from 11:30am due to the Good Friday Meditations and Service of Our Lord's Passion.  All are invited to attend the service.

Photography and filming

Anyone wishing to film or take photographs inside the Cathedral during their visit, for their own use, is asked to purchase a camera permit for £3.00.

Anyone wishing to film or take photographs for other reasons (including student projects, wedding photography, images to promote organisations and businesses, or images for public broadcast) is asked to read our Photography, Video and Filming Policy before their visit. 

Making a donation

We are always grateful for any financial gift, no matter how large or small. Your support is greatly appreciated and goes a long way in helping us. If you are unable to make a donation during your visit but would still like to do so, there are three ways:

Give online: by following this link to the Peterborough Cathedral Virgin Money Giving page.

By text from your mobile phone: Text PBOR12 to 70070 plus the amount you would like to give. 

By cheque payable to Peterborough Cathedral: post this to The Cathedral Office, Minster Precincts, Peterborough PE1 1XS. It helps us a great deal if you include a Gift Aid declaration with your donation if you are a UK tax payer.

Group visits

Follow this link for Information about admission for groups.

A video to set the scene

What our visitors think

Find out what some of our visitors have written about Peterborough Cathedral on Trip Advisor.