Outdoor Discovery Tour of Southwell Minster

Join us for a tour with a difference!


During the Outdoor Discovery Tour you will explore the local landscape that the Minster sits within. You will discover why the Minster was built in Southwell and how the town’s natural resources drew people to the area.

The tour will also take in the many delights of the exterior of the cathedral, with its ornate carvings and architectural features.

Explore 1,000 years of history from the outside looking in. A unique experience and the perfect accompaniment to the Tour of Southwell Minster.

Booking is essential and tours are limited to a maximum of 15 people, so please book early to avoid disappointment.

Please arrive 10 minutes early and check-in at the Welcome Desk inside the Minster to ensure the tour can start on time. Under 16’s must be accompanied by an adult.

Online bookings close 48 hours before the event. Please click here to book.


£8 adult (aged 16 and over)

Free for people aged 15 and under (a free ticket must still be booked)

Please bring binoculars if you have them.

Event Details

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  • Venue: Southwell Minster