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About St. Paul's Cathedral - Priority Entrance

St Paul’s is not only an architectural masterpiece and its dome a landmark of the London skyline, but also a symbol of hope, strength and resilience of the city and nation it serves. A cathedral has stood here since 604AD with the present cathedral now over 300 years old.

Enjoy the beautiful décor of the vast cathedral floor before climbing to the famous Whispering Gallery with its unique acoustics. Continue to the Stone or Golden Galleries on top of the dome for breath-taking panoramic views across London.

The crypt is the resting place for famous Britons such as Lord Admiral Nelson, the Duke of Wellington and the cathedral’s architect – Sir Christopher Wren. Visitors will also find the award winning 270° film experience, Oculus – an eye into St Paul’s.

Explore using included multimedia guides available in nine languages or join into a guided tour or introductory talk, all at no extra cost.

Changes to opening and closing times:

July 20th Cathedral opens 10.15. Galleries open 10.30

September 14th Cathedral opens 10.15. Galleries open 10.30

October 3rd Last admission for sightseeing 15.30. Last admission to galleries 15.45

October 4th Last admission for sightseeing 11.30. Last admission to galleries 11.45

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 13.00. Café and shop open as normal

October 10th Last admission for sightseeing 12.00. Last admission to galleries 12.15

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 13.30. Café and shop close 14.30

November 3rd Last admission for sightseeing 14.30. Last admission to galleries 14.45

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 15.30. Café and shop open as normal

November 7th Last admission for sightseeing 13.00. Last admission to galleries 13.15

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 14.15. Café and shop close 15.30

November 8th Last admission for sightseeing 14.30. Last admission to galleries 14.45

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 16.00

November 9th Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing 13.00

Café and shop open as normal

November 13th Last admission for sightseeing 15.00. Last admission to galleries 15.15

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 16.00

November 21st Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing 13.00

Café and shop open as normal

November 22nd Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing 13.00

November 28th Cathedral opens 10.15. Galleries open 10.30

November 30th Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing 14.00

December 6th Last admission for sightseeing 15.15. Last admission to galleries 15.30

Café and shop close 16.30

December 13th Last admission for sightseeing 15.00. Last admission to galleries 15.15

Café and shop close 15.30

December 19th Last admission for sightseeing 15.30. Last admission to galleries 15.45

Café close 16.00

December 21st Last admission for sightseeing 14.45. Last admission to galleries 15.00

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 16.00

December 22nd Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing 13.00

Café and shop open as normal

December 24th Last admission for sightseeing 13.15. Last admission to galleries 13.30

Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 14.15. Café and shop close 15.00

December 25th Christmas Day. No sightseeing. Cathedral open for worship only

December 26th Cathedral opens 09.00

Important Information

Disabled Access: For wheelchair users there is a wheelchair accessible entrance for FIT’s and small groups in the South Churchyard. Staff are on hand to assist with entry and check in.

Groups of wheelchair users can be admitted by a ramp in the North Churchyard Gardens which allows a quicker entry into the building. Use of this must be pre-booked with the Sales and Administration team to ensure that staff are on hand to open the doors.

The Cathedral may from time to time close (at short notice) due to special services of worship.

In order to gain entry you must present a printed copy of your voucher.

 

Voucher Exchange Information

Please take your voucher/confirmation to the ticket office along with photo ID for entrance to St. Paul's Cathedral. The ticket allows access to the entire cathedral.

Child Policy

Child ages: 7-16. Children aged 6 and below are free

Children must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+) when visiting galleries.

St. Paul's Cathedral

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How do I get there?

St Pauls Churchyard London EC4M 8AD
  • Nearest Bus stop: 4, 11, 15, 23, 25, 26, 100, 242
  • Parking: Queen Victoria Street
  • Nearest Night Bus:
  • Nearest Tube: Central
  • Directions:

    Exit the station and follow signs for the Cathedral

  • Nearest Station: Blackfriars (5 mins), Cannon Street (8 mins)