Ripon Cathedral is open for private prayer

Ripon Cathedral is open for private prayer with a number of measures in place to assist with physical distancing guidelines and the maintenance of public health.

  • Opening hours are 10am-4pm every day
  • Public acts of worship are prohibited but continues to be streamed online via: link
  • Groups arriving together at the Cathedral are limited to a maximum of 6
  • Staff and clergy will be on hand to welcome you
  • You must wear a mask during your visit, unless you have medical reason for not doing so
  • Track and trace forms are in operation alongside the NHS QR code
  • We are introducing a one-way route around the building
  • Hand sanitiser will be provided at appropriate points

Any questions? Please contact the Cathedral Office on 01765 603462.

Entry remains free to all

Ripon Cathedral does not receive any regular government support. We rely on the generosity of donations from our visitors to sustain this great cathedral so that we can continue to provide care and support to everyone in this community.

A praying community

Throughout the pandemic, our clergy have been praying for our community and the whole world. You too can leave a prayer using the link below.


We’ve introduced a route around the building to ensure everyone has a safe visit. Due to our automatic doors, you need not touch anything at all during your visit.

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