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Admissions

Between 10am and 4pm (Monday to Saturday) admission charges normally apply, but access to all services is free of charge, and part of the cathedral always remains freely accessible for prayer and reflection.

Adult: £9.00*
Concession: £7.20*
Children: £4.80* (5-16 Years – Under 5 Years Free)
Family: £20.80* (2 Adults and up to 3 Children)

All are welcome here at Lincoln Cathedral and we invite all our guests to come and experience the stunning view of the Nave, light a candle, attend a Service or pray in our Morning Chapel without charge.

Please note you do not need to pre-book your visit to Lincoln Cathedral.

*Donate your Cathedral admission fee and if possible add Gift Aid to receive an annual pass.

Tours

A floor tour is included in your admission.

The following additional tours are available at a cost of £7.50 per person:

 

Roof
Our roof tour takes you up into the roof space of Lincoln Cathedral so you can see the building’s inner workings.
Time Table
Monday to Saturday: 11am and 1pm Saturday: 3pm
Duration
Approx. 90 Minutes
No. of Places
10
Age Restriction
Participants must be 14 or over due to health and safety reasons.

Tower
Our Tower Tour takes you up to the top of the Central Tower where you can experience fabulous views and on a clear day see much of Lincolnshire.

Time Table
Saturday at 11.15am & 1.15pm
Duration
Approx. 90 minutes
No. of Places
10
Age Restriction
Participants must be 14 or over due to health and safety reasons.

 

 

Historic Graffiti
Join our expert guides on the hunt for some of the Cathedral’s most interesting graffiti and learn more about some of the people that have left their mark. There is a huge range of images, symbols and words etched on to the fabric of the building just waiting to be spotted by the sharp-eyed visitor.

Time Table
Wednesday at 13:45
Duration
Approx. 1.5 hours
No. of Places
10
Age Restriction
There are no age restrictions on Graffiti Tours.

 

Outdoor
Join us on our new external tour of Lincoln Cathedral! The Cathedral is highly decorated and you’ll find out more about the elaborate carvings which cover the building. Find out more about the imposing tower which can be seen from over 40 miles away and learn more about the colourful stained glass windows and the tales they tell.

 

Time Table
Monday at 1pm
Duration
Approx 60 minutes
No. of Places
No limit
Age Restriction
There are no age restrictions on Outdoor Tours

 

 

Symbolism
A symbol is a clear graphic illustration representing people or items of religious significance, revealing the truth to those who know how to interpret it and concealing it from the uninitiated. Discover the hidden meanings and symbols of the stone carvings and stained glass, both inside and outside the Cathedral, which you might otherwise miss.

Time Table
Thursday 1pm
Duration
Approx 60 minutes
No. of Places
No limit
Age Restriction
There are no age restrictions on the Symbolism tour

 

 

Stained glass

Light floods in to Lincoln Cathedral via its stunning stained glass windows, filling the space with vivid colours and literally illuminating the building. These works of art illustrate stories from the bible and the Cathedral’s history and tell us about the people beliefs and hopes of the people that created them. Join our knowledgeable guides and discover more about the meaning of the designs, the history of the panels and how such stunning windows are created and maintained.

Time Table
Last Friday of the month, 1.45pm
Duration
Approx 90 minutes
No. of Places
10
Age Restriction
There are no age restrictions on the Stained glass tour

 

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