Cathedral at Christ Church
Christ Church has been a site of religious worship since the seventh century. The present cathedral was built in the twelfth century, and contains the shrine and tomb of St Frideswide, Oxford's patron saint. Free guided tours of this ancient and fascinating building are available in English on weekdays at 10.15am, 11am, 2pm & 3pm.
Daily choir services are held at 1800.
Sundays 14.00 - 16.15
Last entry 16.15
Closed Christmas Day
The information given is intended for guidance only. Opening hours are subject to functions, examinations, conferences, holidays etc., and charges are subject to review.
You are advised to check opening times and admission charges in advance by visiting the Christ Church website.
1 September 2014 - 31 December 2014 Standard rate entry price includes an illustrated guide to College and Cathedral with details of other events taking place at Christ Church, many of which are open to visitors. (Admission is discounted if there is no access to Cathedral or Hall.)
In July and August Standard rate entry price includes an illustrated guide to College and Cathedral with details of other events taking place at Christ Church, many of which are open to visitors. (Admission is discounted if there is no access to Cathedral or Hall.)
Large parties may be split. Advance booking is not required, except for special 'behind the scenes' tours, for which an additional fee is payable.
- Disabled toilets
- Gift shop
- Facilities for conferencing
Self-Assessed Accessibility Details
- Steps to the main entrance
- Ramp to entrance
Main visitor entrance - via permanent ramp. Alternative level entrance - via Tom Tower arched entrance over cobbles. Quads - Level and ramped. Hall and Picture Gallery inaccessible. Cathedral - ramped.
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