St Paul’s Cathedral has been here for over 1,400 years. It has been built and rebuilt five times, and always its main purpose has been as a
place of worship and prayer.
St Paul's, with its world-famous dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline. Step inside and you can enjoy the Cathedral's awe-inspiring
interior, and uncover fascinating stories about its history.
Learning & Faith
Education is a core part of the Cathedral's work, delivered through a variety of events by St Paul's Forum, St Paul's Institute and the
Schools & Families department.
History & Collections
For more than 1,400 years, a Cathedral dedicated to St Paul has stood at the highest point in the City. The present Cathedral is the
masterpiece of Britain's most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.
Behind the scenes, the cost of caring for St Paul's and continuing to deliver our central ministry and work is enormous and the generosity of
our supporters is critical.
Widely considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful buildings and a powerful symbol of the splendour of London, St Paul’s Cathedral is a
breathtaking events venue.
St Paul's, with its vast dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline and known across the
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.
Please note that the Stone and Golden Galleries will close temporarily from Monday 27 February to
Saturday 1 April 2017; and from Monday 24 April for approximately five weeks until late-May 2017.
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.
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.
St Paul’s Cathedral Choir joins forces with choristers from 50 British cathedrals, abbeys, minsters and churches in an album celebrating the
great heritage and beauty of the British choral tradition. Buy Now!
For Disabled Access Day’s third year, St Paul’s Cathedral once again joins other organisations across the UK to offer a whole day of special
tours and events especially designed to put disabled people right at the heart of Cathedral life. Saturday 11 March 2017 FREE...
St Paul’s Cathedral has appointed a woman for the first time as a full adult member of its Cathedral Choir. Carris Jones from south London
will be the new Alto Vicar Choral. She is a graduate of the University of Cambridge and the Royal Academy of Music, and a member of...