About Your Visit

About Your Visit
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7:30am Morning Prayer
8:00am Eucharist
8:30am Doors open for sightseeing
12:30pm Eucharist
4:00pm Last entry for sightseeing
5:00pm Choral Evensong

About Your Visit

St Paul's, with its vast dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline and known across the world.

When you step inside you will marvel at the Cathedral's awe-inspiring interior and uncover fascinating stories about its history and the rich work and worship that takes place here, all set over five levels, the highest of which will give you unrivalled views over London.


When you come St Paul's, we hope to give you a visit you will remember. With your sightseeing ticket, you can walk in the footsteps of royalty and political leaders on the Cathedral floor; climb the dome to try the unique acoustics of the Whispering Gallery; go even higher to enjoy some of the most spectacular views over London from the Stone and Golden Galleries; or head down to the crypt where our nation's heroes are buried.

There is also an exhibition focusing on the Cathedral, before, during and after The Great Fire of London. Discover a collection of scorched pre-Fire artefacts and learn of the re-building challenges Sir Christopher Wren faced with his radical design.

Included in your ticket price are one of our multi-lingual multimedia guides and / or a tour led by one of our knowledgeable guides - both of which reveal all about the history, architecture and daily life of the Cathedral.

Furthermore if you purchase your tickets at the Cathedral, or in advance at a discount via our online ticketing pages, you have the opportunity to receive a further years free entry at no additional cost to you. 

Your visit to the Cathedral will help us to preserve St Paul's for centuries to come. We look forward to welcoming you and we are extremely grateful for your support.

Security

No large bags, large rucksacks or large suitcases may be brought into St Paul’s Cathedral.

Visitors and worshippers may not bring any item larger than airplane hand luggage into services, events or visits at any time.

Please note that knives, pepper spray, mace, CS spray or any offensive weapons are illegal in the UK.

See Visit London for a list of left luggage offices at train stations and airports. The nearest station to the Cathedral is London Liverpool Street.

The Dean and Chapter reserve the right to search any bag before worshippers and visitors may enter St Paul’s Cathedral.

NEWS FOR About Your Visit

Celebrating St Cecilia, Patron Saint of Music

The choirs of St Paul’s, Westminster Abbey and Westminster Cathedral joined together to celebrate St Cecilia, patron saint of music, on 21st November at St Paul’s. Organised by Help Musicians UK, a charity that supports professional musicians, the Festival of St Cecilia featured...

Marking National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018

On Sunday 14 October, National Hate Crime Awareness Week 2018 was marked at St Paul’s with An Act of Hope and Remembrance to remember those whose lives have been taken away or abused by hate crimes and to renew their commitment to be vigilant and strong in defending the dignity...

Centenary of composer Hubert Parry's death marked at St Paul's

On Sunday 7 October the Cathedral marked the 100th anniversary of the death of composer Hubert Parry who is buried in the crypt.  At Evensong, hymns composed by Parry were sung, including Dear Lord and Father of Mankind and his famous Jerusalem, with words by William Blake...