St Paul's Cathedral Tickets

City of London

Overview

Times

Mon-Sat 8.30am to 4.30pm (last entry 4pm), expect Wednesdays the Cathedral opens at 10am. Dome Galleries open daily, last entry 4.15pm.

Duration

2 hours - no time limit on your visit

Age

Open to all

Accessibility

Please contact venue

Location

St Paul's Cathedral

Address
St Paul's Churchyard
London
EC4M 8AD
Telephone:
+44 (0)20 7246 8357
Email
[email protected]

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About

Discover a working cathedral steeped in history when you visit St Paul's Cathedral.

Destroyed by the Great Fire of London in 1666, the current building was designed by Sir Christopher Wren and completed in 1710. Its iconic dome is 111 metres (364ft) high and is one of the largest cathedral domes in the world.

What is there to do at St Paul's Cathedral?

View of St Paul's cathedral, recognisable by its majestic dome.

Experience breathtaking views along the central aisle as you enter the cathedral. Pause to admire Wellington’s Monument, a tribute to the Duke of Wellington, one of the country’s leading soldiers and statesmen.

There are also monuments to the explorer Robert Scott and the painter JMW Turner, along with a marble effigy of John Donne, poet and a former Dean of the Cathedral. Look for the scorch marks on the base of the monument which was damaged in the Great Fire of London.

Famous artworks include William Holman Hunt’s painting, The Light of the World, and the Henry Moore sculpture, Mother and Child: Hood, a memorial to modern martyrs.

Visitors roam the walls of St Paul Cathedrals admiring its high ceilings.

Venture down to the crypt and discover the tombs and memorials of some of the nation’s greatest heroes, such as Admiral Lord Nelson, the Duke of Wellington and Sir Christopher Wren.

If you’ve got a head for heights, visit the Stone and Golden Galleries (subject to availability) to take in some of the most spectacular views across London.

How can I get tickets?

Tickets can be booked online in advance – book St Paul's Cathedral tickets now.

A man and a woman are visiting St Paul's Cathedral smiling to one another. 

Can I go to a service here?

St Paul's Cathedral is an active place of worship. All are welcome to attend the daily services for free, including morning prayer, holy communion, eucharist and evensong.

There are also a number of special services throughout the year, which may require tickets to be booked in advance.

Perspective of the dome of St Paul's Cathedral and its majestic interior paintings.

Is there a shop at St Paul’s Cathedral?

Visit the shop at St Paul’s Cathedral where you can buy a souvenir to remind you of your visit to this awe-inspiring building.

Surround yourself with the sounds of the cathedral choir on CD or the impressive sight of the building in poster form. The intricate mosaic detail and colours found throughout the cathedral are the inspiration for a range of colourful scarves and ornaments, while reclaimed tiles and stones are used to create unique jewellery.

Other gifts include books, mugs, bags, and you can even take home a 3D model of St Paul's Cathedral.

Where is St Paul’s Cathedral?

St Paul’s Cathedral is located in the City of London on Ludgate Hill.

How to get there

The nearest Tube station to St Paul’s Cathedral is St Paul’s (Central line), which is a two-minute walk away. City Thameslink rail station is a four-minute walk, while Blackfriars (Circle and District lines) and Cannon Street (Circle and District lines) stations are eight minutes' away.

As the day draws to a close, one of the façades of Saint Paul's cathedral is bathed in golden light. 

What are the opening times?

St Paul’s Cathedral is open for sightseeing from 8.30am to 4.30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday. On Wednesday, it is open from 10am to 4.30pm.

The cathedral is open on Sunday for worship only.

Prices and opening times

Child Ticket From £9.00 per ticket
Concession Ticket From £18.40 per ticket
Senior Ticket From £18.40 per ticket
Adult Ticket From £20.50 per ticket

Opening Times

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday to Saturday: 8.30am to 4.30pm.

Wednesdays: 10am to 4.30pm.

The Whispering Gallery is currently closed.

Events at St Paul's Cathedral