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.
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.
A floor tour is included in your admission.
The following additional tours are available at a cost of £7.50 per person:
Our roof tour takes you up into the roof space of Lincoln Cathedral so you can see the building’s inner workings.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.