Lincoln Cathedral Opening Times

Christmas opening times

Please note the amendments to opening times over the Christmas period between 26 December and 2 January.

The cathedral shop and cafe are closed on Christmas Day, with the Cathedral open only for services.

Cathedral – 10am to 3.30pm (last admission at 3pm)

Shop and cafe – 10am to 4pm


Lincoln Cathedral

The cathedral is open all day for prayer and reflection, opening for the first service and closing after the last service of the day.

Monday to Saturday – 10am to 4pm
Sunday – 12noon to 3pm

There may be occasions when access is restricted to some parts of the Cathedral. Please visit to check for more details.

Lincoln Cathedral Shop and Lincoln Cathedral Café

Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 10am-4pm

Daily pattern of worship

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Duty Chaplains

Duty Chaplains are available to respond to your pastoral needs, whether you seek specific counsel or find your visit prompts questions that surface unexpectedly.