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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
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

We first spotted this church on our walking tour and only later went back for a look. Beautiful from all angles, the interior is also impressive. There is a fee for a permit to take photos inside. On principal, we did not pay it, but...More

Thank 17KAG
Reviewed 20 July 2017

My husband and I visited the Cathedral after finding it on a walk around the City of Derry/Londonderry. It is beautifully decorated and a amazingly big, but although we know that circumstances were different when the Cathedral was erected, we could not help but think...More

1  Thank mrst148
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Anglican Cathedral Church within the City Walls of Derry. Beautiful interior with some excellent stains glass windows some of which are replacements for those lost during " the Troubles ". Some interesting memorial plaques around the walls. Most importantly a good place to just sit,...More

1  Thank C7425LRdavidf
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This Cathedral is 400 years old and a lot of restoration work has been carried out. If you visit ask to be showing the video detailing the history of the church. It is now in pristine condition and well worth a visit.

Thank Ronnie M
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Stunning architecture....stained glass par excellence ... ships that carried emmigrants to Canada during famine times returned with Canadian pine that was stained to look like the Redwood ceilings of Guildhall .

Thank Ed I
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Not to be missed within the City Walls of Derry is the St. Columb's Cathedral. Magnificent in its simplicity, it is an oasis of calm within. Running video commentary gives the history of the Cathedral and its place within the City. Rest awhile whilst you...More

Thank DeryckWheeler
Reviewed 30 June 2017

If you like exploring churches, their role in human life and spending some time in quiet reflection this is a good place to visit. The building has history going back to the 1600's, daily prayers still occur that you can join in with as well...More

Thank Ailsa009
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Is a histrorc Cathedral and is the one of the oldest in Derry, inside is great and big. Outside there is the walls.

Thank massimoswitz
Reviewed 27 June 2017

We weren't intending to visit this lovely cathedral. We had been on the City Walking Tour and were revisiting the walls after our free cup of tea. As we neared the path into the cathedral grounds, it started to rain, so a visit seemed like...More

Thank kerilou
Reviewed 12 June 2017

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
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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.
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