In line with Welsh Government regulations

St Davids Cathedral is open for visitors from 10am to 5pm Monday to Saturday, and 1pm to 5pm on Sundays
We have daily services see here
In accordance with Welsh Government legislation, all adult visitors must fill in a Track and Trace form when they arrive.
During busy times please be aware you could be asked to wait before you are allowed entry into the Cathedral.

Everyone entering the Cathedral must wear face-masks, unless they can show an exemption certificate or other authorisation.
Evening Prayer is daily at 6pm
Sunday Eucharists or Mattins at 8:30am and 11:15am, Sunday Evening Prayer at 6:00pm
The choir are now on Summer holidays, no choral services until September

NB: Due to a private event The Cathedral will be closed on Saturday July 31st from 12pm to 3pm


Books in St Davids Cathedral Library

St David's Cathedral Library is the only Cathedral Library in situ in Wales. The present Collection dates back to the 16th Century and the Reformation. We have copies of some of the early Bibles in Welsh and early Bibles in English.

Find out more about what we do and the services we offer using the links below. 

Join us for an introductory tour of the Library and the Collection by the Dean of St Davids, The Very Rev'd Dr Sarah Rowland Jones.

Find out more about St Davids Cathedral library



During the current pandemic there is no general public access to the Library. Support is still being provided to researchers whenever possible.

From 17th May 2021 the Cathedral is re-opening for general visiting. From early June 2021 visits to the Library can also be booked on EventBrite. Further information will appear here shortly.  

Online events and lectures have been held during 2020. These are available on the links on this website and on the Cathedral YouTube Channel. Virtual visits to the Library have been held for particuar interested groups. Arrangements for visits during 2021 will be available on this website and on the Twitter account @StDavCathLib which is also available on this page.

Please send any enquiries to  


We are very grateful to everyone who feels able to support St Davids Cathedral Library with a donation. 

Please click on this link to go to our Donation page. - Please donate here 

The Donations page will direct you to a Gift Aid Declaration, if you are a UK Taxpayer and would like us to claim this back from the UK Government. 

We use our income to conserve the books and to maintain a safe environment in the medieval Iibrary room. We try and maintain a continual programme of assessing and conserving the books. The humidity and temperature of the Library are continually monitored. Access to the unique Library Collection is provided, including with two display cases in the Cathedral Treasury where books from the Library Collection are on public display whenever the Cathedral is open.  General public access to the Library has not been possible since March 2020.

Many thanks for your support / Diolch i chi gyd.

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