Visit the Cathedral

As one of the most-visited attractions in Derby, people appreciate the beautiful building and its characteristic light, as well as its monuments and stories of local history.   Come in to enjoy the calm, reflective environment of the Cathedral, book a guided tower tour, or enjoy one of our many events. There’s lots to see and do!

Current times for visits

The Cathedral is open 7 days a week at the following times:

Sunday 08:30 – 18:15
Monday 08:30 – 18:30
Tuesday 08:30 – 18:30
Wednesday 08:30 – 18:00
Thursday 08:30 – 18.30
Friday 08.30 – 17:00
Saturday 09:00 – 17:00

On Bank Holidays we are open from 10:00 – 16:00.

During these times there may be services taking place, therefore we kindly ask that you either join in the service or return a little later when the service is finished.

Cathedral worship and prayer continues both in the Cathedral and online. Full details are on the Worship page, with resources and links for live-streamed services and for prayer at home.

What to do

An accompanied walk around by one of our friendly Cathedral team can be pre-booked for groups, organisations or clubs. £8.00 per adult, £3.00 per child.

To book an accompanied walk around contact

Tours are subject to availability and minimum numbers for group tours apply.

We also have printed information leaflets in fourteen different languages available inside the Cathedral.

There are many events programmed throughout the year, some are ticketed and some are free of charge.  Do have a look at our Events or Worship sections to find out more.

The Treasury is situated in the Sir Richard Morris Room of the Cathedral Centre which was opened by Her Majesty The Queen in 2003.

The Treasury houses ecclesiastical silverware owned by several Derbyshire churches, as well as the cathedral’s silver.  One piece dates back as far as 1491, with several from the reign of Elizabeth I.

Of significance is the ‘Exeter Plate’ comprising of two large flagons, two chalice and patens, and an alms dish given to the cathedral in 1729 by the Earl and Countess of Exeter.

Viewings for organised groups can be pre-arranged by contacting the Keeper of the Treasures through

Unfortunately, the Sir Richard Morris Room is not available at present for casual visits by the public.

Visit us

Derby Cathedral,

18-19 Iron Gate,



Call: 01332 341201


We're open

Sunday 08:30 – 18:15
Monday 08:30 – 18:30
Tuesday 08:30 – 18:30
Wednesday 08:30 – 18:00
Thursday 08:30 – 18:30
Friday 08:30 – 17:00
Saturday 09:00 – 17:00

Registered Charity Number: 1207768.

Please check the Visit page for up to date information.

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