The cathedral was built in 1093 for the Shrine of St Cuthbert.
Durham Cathedral has been a place of pilgrims, worshipers and a welcome place for over 700,000 people over a year. The Durham Cathedral is an unmatched masterpiece of architecture and history not only in England but anywhere.
A warm welcome awaits you at Durham Cathedral.
There’s something for everyone to enjoy here, whether you’re seeking a quiet space for reflection and prayer, a family-friendly day out, or a visit to explore local history on your doorstep.