Your Visit

We are delighted to announce that the Chapel reopened to visitors once again on May 18th.  Choral services will remain closed to members of the public until a later date.  More information can be found below.

GARDEN TOURS AVAILABLE WITH OUR HEAD GARDENER, STEVEN COGHILL. Click here for more info...

 

What the Visit Includes

Among the Chapel's many facets you will see an exhibition of the history of the College, the world's largest fan vaulted ceiling and the Adoration of the Magi by Rubens.  In addition, outside you will be able to view the wildflower meadow on the back lawn, which was established in 2020, as well as the Xu Zhimo stone in the memorial garden.

All visits are self guided, and you are welcome to walk at your leisure.  We kindly ask that you respect the space of others during your visit.

Exclusive Garden Tours

Kings' College's Head Gardener, Steve Coghill, will take you on a 1.5 hour tour through the wildflower meadow, the College Provost's private garden, and the Fellow's Garden. The Provost's Garden and Fellows Garden are not normally accessible to the public, so this is an opportunity to enter private areas, and join Steve on an exclusive tour.

The tour will start at 11.00am, and end in the Fellows Garden at 12.30. At the end of the tour, you will be welcome to enjoy the Fellows Garden at your leisure.

If you would also like to visit the Chapel, which is included in your fee, please arrive at 10:30.

Tours are available on July 21st and 28th, and August 11th.  To book, please click here.

We regret that this is not available to children.

Guided Tours

Guided Tours are offered in partnership with certified Cambridge City Blue Badge Guides.  To check when these are operating, and to book a tour, please take a look at the Visit Cambridge website.

Admission Prices

Self-guided Visits

Admission Fees for the Chapel & Grounds:

Ticket Type (per person) Fee  
Adult £10.00 Book here
Child (6-17yrs) £8.00 Book here
Child (5 and under) Free Book here
Student (with valid ID) £8.00 Book here
Cambridge University Member Free Book here
Annual Pass Holder Free Book here
Resident's Card Holder Free Book here

 

We encourage you to purchase tickets in advance online.

All visit slots are subject to availability, and we are not able to guarantee that tickets will be available for purchase on the day.  If you wish to purchase tickets in person, please visit King's College Visitor Centre (opposite King's College).  Visitor numbers continue to be limited to ensure social distancing can be adhered to.

Accessibility

To access the temporary disabled route wheelchairs or mobility scooters must not exceed 26 inches (66cm) in width. The temporary disabled access ramp has a weight limit of 300kgs or 660lbs.

We regret that wheelchairs and mobility scooters are not able to access the exhibition. 

Please see below for the Accessibility Guide.

Getting to King's

King's College is on King's Parade, in the centre of Cambridge. There is no public parking for cars or coaches at King's College.

Information about travelling to Cambridge can be found here.


 

Customer Charter

Thank you for your interest in visiting King's College Chapel. At present safety is our highest priority and the visit around the Chapel has been reviewed to minimise risk whilst not compromising your experience.

Please take a moment to read through our Customer Charter below so you know what to expect when visiting:

• If you are feeling unwell or have any of the following COVID-19 symptoms: a fever, a new and persistent cough or a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste, please do not enter. Please do not put our students, staff, or other visitors at risk.

• Please remain in your visiting household group and keep children close.

• Hand hygiene is essential. Please make use of the hand sanitising stations located at the entrance and exit of the Chapel.

• Face coverings must be worn when visiting the Chapel. If you do not have one, they will be available free of charge at the entrance. Entry into the Chapel will not be permitted without a face covering on, unless you are medically exempt, or are under the age of 11.

• Entry and Exit will be via the North Entrance at Trinity Lane (Clare Gate). 

 

The Chapel Fund
Where can I buy tickets? Can we attend Evensong? Do you welcome group visits? Read our frequently-asked questions.
King's is occasionally closed to visitors so please do check the opening times calendar before you plan to visit!
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From choir concerts to organ recitals, there are regular occasions to come and enjoy wonderful music at King's.
Members of the public are warmly welcomed to join us for acts of worship including daily Evensong and sung Eucharist on Sundays.

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