The most-visited attraction in Derby, the Cathedral has recently undergone extensive renovation and is now attracting even more visitors. Visitors are appreciating the building, its monuments and history, undertaking tours of the Tower and enjoying the calm reflective environment of the Cathedral.


Derby Cathedral Tours

Visitors are welcome to visit the Cathedral, look around or sit and reflect in their own time. Guide books are available to purchase and floor plans are available free from the Ministry of Welcome desk.


Guided Tours

A tour of the Cathedral can be pre booked, for a group, organisation or club, with an experienced guide. The Cathedral Guide will provide information on the history of the Cathedral and monuments, providing insight into the Cathedral at work. £4.50 per Adult, £2.25 per child.

 Derby Cathedral Nave


Tower Climbs

There is the opportunity to climb one of the tallest church towers in England, at 212 feet and having 189 steps. Festive climbs are available, to include mince pies and mulled wine, on selective dates. Also dates are available during the year to climb the tower as a standalone experience, or maybe combined with a tour of the Cathedral. Children must be over 8 years of age. Requires suitable footwear and general medical fitness.

Derby Cathedral Tower


Discover the Cathedral’s Silver Treasures

View and discuss the history of the Cathedral’s treasures, with the Keeper of the Treasures. 30 minute talk, can be added to a tour of the Cathedral, or standalone talk for a minimum of 10 people, at a cost of £1.75 per person.


Bridge Chapel Visit

Visit the Bridge Chapel, the Chapel of St Mary on the Bridge, a five minute walk from the Cathedral, with an experienced guide. £1.75 per person.

A tailor made programme can be developed to meet the needs of your individual group. Please contact the Visitors Officer,, for further information, or to discuss your requirements.

Refreshments can be arranged, or a table reserved.

Derby Cathedral Bridge Chapel


Find Us

Contact Us

Derby Cathedral
Centre 18-19 Iron Gate, 

Cathedral Office: 01332 341201

Cathedral Bookshop & Café : 01332 227660


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