Visit us

You are warmly invited to visit Newcastle Cathedral – whether you wish to join us for worship, or are seeking some space for peace and quiet, or are interested in exploring the Cathedral’s treasures – all are welcome. Our monuments and stained glass tell vivid stories of Newcastle’s history. Our collection of ledger stones is one of the largest in Western Europe.

Opening Times and Access

We are open:

  • Sunday to Friday from 7.30am until 6.00pm
  • Saturdays and Bank Holidays from 8.00am until 4.00pm.

Entry is free, although donations are requested (we suggest £5 per adult visitor). Times of daily services are available on the What’s On page of this website. Occasional closures for special events are reported on the website’s blog.

The Cathedral has disabled access and is a registered Safe Place.

Things to do when you get here

As you enter the Cathedral through one of the doors under the Lantern Tower you will see the Welcome Desk. Feel free to pick up a freeWelcome leaflet which includes a suggested route to explore the Cathedral and some of its treasures. Browse through our other leaflets and booklets about the Cathedral, and look up events taking place here or find out about the Christian faith.

Dog Leap Café

The Cathedral’s Dog Leap Café is open from 8.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday and serves high quality cuisine with a creative selection and contemporary dishes. All of their ingredients come from the freshest and finest produce, sourced locally where possible.

You can also view a collection of contemporary, locally produced art and pottery. All items are available for purchase which is all available to buy.