In this audio tours section you can listen to guides about aspects of St. Peter’s, Monkwearmouth.

These audio files are in MP3 format. This is a standard format sound file playable on most personal computers, mobile phones and tablets/iPads. When you click on the audio link it should play in your computer/device’s default player.

This tour is designed for people to walk around the church building – but they also act as an interesting insight for those who want to find out more before making an actual visit to this important historic site.

Please select from the audio tour sections below.

1 – Welcome (about this audio guide)

2 – Introduction

3 – The Monastic Site

4 – The Twin Monastery

5 – Excavating the Monastic Church

6 – St. Peter’s Church

7 – The Daily Life of the Monks

8 – End of our Tour (including other places to visit and do)