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St. Columb's Cathedral

London St. | Londonderry, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 7313
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Majestic, neo-Gothic Church of Ireland (Anglican) Cathedral, built between 1628 and 1633. St. Columb's is the oldest and most historic building within the walled City of Londonderry. It has recently been extensively restored. The Chapter House Museum displays artefacts from the Siege of Londonderry in 1689 and also many other interesting items.There is an audio visual display which tells the visitor the history of the Cathedral and there are guide leaflets available in 8 Languages. Admission is free - donations are welcome.
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London St. | Londonderry, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 7313

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We didn't have a guided tour of this historic cathedral but thoroughly enjoyed walking around, both inside and outside. It's an integral part of the city's history and well worth a visit.

Thank Alec L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a wonderfully built Cathedral. It was a pleasure visiting this Holy Place. Being smaller than many of the other Cathedrals in the UK it was, despite its still considerable size, more intimate.

Thank rodgask
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to the cathedral because my 4xgreat grandparents were married there in 1813. It has changed quite a bit since then but much of original facade still exists. The videotape at the front left area is worth watching and was informative and gave depth...More

Thank hollyspeed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking into St Augustines Church had been welcoming, so I was disappointed when I didn't feel the same when walking into St Columb's Cathedral. Inside are shown four videos which together help the visitor to understand the Cathedrals view of the troubles. Not the warmest...More

Thank st8sman
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a beautiful place well worth a visit. This place is steeped in history and a must see. Anyone interested in the siege of londonderry will find this church beautiful.

Thank Johnny W
Reviewed 18 May 2017

I was fortunate enough to be a part of a group of singers that got to perform in St. Columb's. They allowed us to rehearse earlier in the afternoon before our evening performance and all the staff were such great hosts and hostesses. The cathedral...More

Thank BonVoyager87
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Took a group of friends from Europe here during a walking tour of the city. We were greeted by a tour guide who immediately set about giving us a tour, giving lots of interesting information about the architecture and ancient artefacts adorning the walls and...More

Thank RyanParchie
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Following the white-on-brown signs, which were clear and helpful from the pedestrian standpoint but would have been illegible from a car, we went to St. Columba’s, the 17th Century Church of Ireland cathedral built to serve the city’s Protestants. It was a handsome Anglo-Norman Gothic...More

1  Thank Sandy S
Reviewed 29 April 2017

While taking a walking tour of the wall, we took a detour to visit the cathedral and its grounds. We caught up with a volunteer who was very knowledgeable and cordial. Photos are not allowed; however, a visit is well worthwhile.

Thank Peter_01039
Reviewed 12 April 2017

We spent about 30 mins inside this fine church building, looking at the plaques, the flags, and the architecture. Its an old building but very well preserved. The is also a small museum and the highlight is the 4 locks that locked the gates in...More

1  Thank Ashley A
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Hi there, I was wondering if any one can confirm if there is a kids club and when it runs from to ?
27 February 2015|
Response from Fawkirk1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you are on about here? It's a Church that is open to the public you can take your children with you supervised.