Salisbury Cathedral & Magna Carta

View of Cathedral from The Close


  • Visit Salisbury Cathedral

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Ticket£8.00 per ticket
Student Ticket (aged 13-18 years)£5.00 per ticket

Pre-booking is essential.
Up to 6 children aged 12 and under are free with one adult ticket.
We depend on income from visitors to raise the £14,000 it costs daily to maintain this incredible building and open it to the public.
Tickets give unlimited access to Salisbury Cathedral and the 1215 Magna Carta for 12 months after the date of purchase. Advance booking is highly recommended due to current capacity restrictions.
If you are a UK taxpayer and choose to Gift Aid your tickets, the Cathedral can gain an additional 25p for every £1 you spend at no additional cost to you.

Opening Times

* ** Please check the Cathedral's website in advance for times and dates for access during lockdown. **

Monday – Saturday, 10:00 – 16:00 (last entry for visiting at 15:30). Sundays are closed for visitors and tourists but open for services and worship, which need to be booked on to in advance.

**COVID-19 UPDATE - Please check direct before visiting. Bookings must be made in advance. Opening times may vary and are subject to change**

As a living church, access is restricted during services and opening times may vary at short notice especially at Easter and Christmas. Please remember to check for last minute changes prior to your visit as some events, such as funerals, are only arranged at short notice.
Further information about our opening times for Worship, The Magna Carta, the shop, restaurant and tea rooms can be found on our website.

The Close
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Call direct on:

Tel01722 512156



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Recent Reviews:

  • Neil H
    Epsom, United Kingdom
    Better than the usual tourist church visit.
    5 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 17th November 2020
    This is more than just the usual church visit. There are descriptions of its history and the Magna Carta exhibition was very interesting. Guided tours are not possible currently but the guides are... Read full review
  • 0sarahv
    Salisbury, United Kingdom
    Christmas tree trail. Beautiful place in our city whether during the day or in the evening.
    5 of 5 stars
    Saturday, 12th December 2020
    Love living near the cathedral. A beautiful building all times of day and times of year. Lots to see for all ages. Read full review
  • Broadhurst
    Basingstoke, United Kingdom
    Pleasant time in a quiet cathedral
    4 of 5 stars
    Monday, 14th December 2020
    We had not booked in advance, just turned up and paid on the door. Very few visitors, a great chance to take in the peace and serenity of the space. The staff are very friendly, welcoming and... Read full review


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