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Down Cathedral

Downpatrick, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4461 4922
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Downpatrick, Northern Ireland
+44 28 4461 4922

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Cathedral is in a beautiful setting and has a history to tell. We were fortunate enough to hear a lady docent give us a review of the history including St Patrick's influence. There is a grave marker in the church cemetery, but history says...More

Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We had friends down from Derry so wanted to show of our town took them to lots of places but they really enjoyed the down cathedral for its beauty and history behind it great place we to check out

Thank Tarapetdog4389
Reviewed 25 March 2017

Really pretty church on the inside and knowledgeable tour guide. The burial site of Saint Patrick is in the cemetery on this site.

Thank AimeeLally
Reviewed 17 March 2017

No visit to Ireland would be complete without a visit to Down Cathederal and a visit to st Patrick's grave which is situated on a mound to the right of the front door of the Cathedral. There are numerous other St Patrick sites in the...More

1  Thank Hubert A
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

There was the loveliest lady as docent when I popped in the day before St. Patrick's day. A gentleman joined her, I think they were conferring on the next days festivities. These two were warm, friendly and interested in sharing stories. They made this American's...More

Thank Michele R
Reviewed 5 March 2017

My wife an I took our three young grandchildren here to visit on a day trip outing. There is a very large stone resting flat on the grassy verge beside the Cathedral, which is well worth a visit. We told the children that St. Patrick...More

Thank TerryHolywood
Reviewed 20 January 2017

Down Cathedral offers more than just your typical restored centuries-old church because not only do you see the Bishop's Throne, the Judges' Boxes & the old boxpews, but on the grounds is the final burial place of the remains of St. Patrick, St. Brigid &...More

2  Thank cmb2
Reviewed 24 December 2016

I wanted to see the replica Downpatrick High Cross outside the Cathedral after seeing the real thing that has now been housed in the museum. After looking at the replica cross outside, I popped inside. It is a small cathedral. The nicest things in it...More

Thank CelticRoseTravelling
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Supposedly the place where St Patrick is buried. The cathedral itself is not that interesting but the small town is well worth a visit especially if it's combined with using the ferry to cross the loch. Take care if you're hoping to visit the museum...More

Thank oldboyIpswich
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

We visited this point of interest on May 13,2016 as part of a tour stop. Being Catholic, I felt touched to visit the grave of the Patron Saint of Ireland. So, my trip was a little more than historical. The cathedral is a beautiful work...More

Thank Roberta A
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