What will you see?

Lincoln Cathedral is best explored with the help of one of our expert volunteer guides.
Please contact the Visitor Experience team if you have any specific requirements.

To book your tour(s), you can visit the welcome desk on the day or contact the Visitor Experience team on 01522 561600. Please note, we can only take bookings made more than 24 hours in advance. If you are visiting today, please enquire at the Welcome Desk on arrival.

Floor Tours

An introductory floor tour is included in your admission to the Cathedral. Let our expert volunteer guides take you on a journey, revealing hundreds of years of history.

Time Table
Monday to Saturday: 10.30am, 11.00am, 12.15pm, 1.00pm & 2.00pm
Duration
Approx. 1 Hour
No. of Places
No Maximum
Age Restriction
There are no age restrictions on Floor Tours.

Roof Tours

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 Friday: 1.30pm Saturday: 11am and 1.30pm
Duration
Approx. 90 Minutes
No. of Places
14
Age Restriction
Participants must be 14 or over due to health and safety reasons.

Tower Tours

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: 11.30am, 1.00pm & 2.30pm Until the end of November
Duration
Approx. 1 Hour
No. of Places
14
Age Restriction
Participants must be 14 or over due to health and safety reasons.

Library Tours

Education lies at the heart of Lincoln Cathedral. Explore our Medieval and Wren Libraries with the help of a guide. Tours are available throughout the year and are perfect for groups.

Time Table
By arrangement, please contact the Librarian on librarian@lincolncathedral.com or 01522 561640
Duration
Approx. 1 Hour
No. of Places
20
Age Restriction
There are no age restrictions on Library Tours.

Medieval Graffiti Tour

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. From Norman guards to Victorian tourists, 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
Friday 8 November 2019 - 2.15pm Monday 9 December 2019 - 2.15pm
Duration
Approx. 1.5 hours
No. of Places
10
Age Restriction
There are no age restrictions on Graffiti Tours.