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West Tower Tours

Various dates


Dating from the 13th and 14th centuries, the west tower dominates the Fenland landscape and is well worth the 288 step climb, rewarding you with stunning views over the beautiful, historic city and the surrounding fens. The famous tower features in many well-known literary publications including Tom’s Midnight Garden

This unique experience takes approximately 1 hour and requires a certain level of fitness and mobility.

Adults will need a standard visitor ticket in order to purchase a West Tower Tour.

Days and Times: Friday & Saturday, 11am, 12pm, 2pm & 3pm

Tickets: £10 for adults (in addition to your visitor ticket) and £8.50 for children aged 10 or over. (We cannot accept children under 10 on this tour).

Tour groups remain small with between 2 and 10 people taking part and all adhering to the Cathedral's guidelines on social distancing. Wearing a mask is mandatory.

(Tickets must be pre-booked on line an hour before your visit and all participants must have read the Terms and Conditions prior to arrival. This tour may not be suitable for everyone).

Please meet your guide in the South Transept of the Cathedral, 5 minutes before your tour is due to start, as the tour starts promptly. Our guide will be wearing a face mask.