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Address: 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
Phone Number: +44 1332 341201
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We visited the cathedral Tower and surrounding area including some of the underground caves and it was fascinating and a couple of hours well spent. Thoroughly recommended.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the cathedral Tower and surrounding area including some of the underground caves and it was fascinating and a couple of hours well spent. Thoroughly recommended.

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Thank Mike M
Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tomb of Bess of Hardwick the most important of several interesting memorials but I didn't get the feel of a Cathedral, rather a large church. Worth a visit, though.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Full of history about the Devonshire family. Georgian style and very beautiful with wonderful modern canopy in the Roman style. Everything sparkled and well kept and kind volunteers with information

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Derby Cathedral is a brilliant place to visit whether it be for an extra location whilst passing through or for one of the many services held. The bell ringers do a fantastic job and the majesty of the building adds to the sense of the Cathedral being a special place both advancing the aesthetics and allowing prayer and communion.

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Newmarket, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm from Derby originally and whenever I visit I always try to get to the cathedral. It's such a beautiful building both inside and out. When we last visited there was a quartet rehearsing for a musical performance and it was astounding. I just wish we had been there to see the actual show. Definitely worth a look for travellers... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The cathedral is very accessible and is very bright and light inside. It is not particularly large but has some interesting history. It is an ideal concert venue also with good acoustics.

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Thank djbloodworth
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walk in beneath the 16thC tower and you will be struck by how bright, airy and small Derby Cathedral is compared with our more ancient cathedrals. Most of the building is Neo-Classical in design and it was built as a parish church, only becoming a cathedral in 1927. Don't miss St Katherine's Chapel, a tiny, peaceful space down some narrow... More 

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Thank Curlew2016
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An architectural treasure. The Tudor tower is, I think, the tallest pre-modern Perpendicular church tower in the world. The visual links of the main building with St. Martins in the Fields (Trafalgar Square, London) are obvious to the architectural scholar. Small as English cathedrals go but set in an historic part of Derby with other things to see and good... More 

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Worcester
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

One reviewer said "it's not Durham". I know both, Majestic, Large, Awe-inspiring Durham and Small, Gloriously light, Welcoming Derby. The contrast is total, but both are to be enjoyed. If you are a local to Derby and have not been do go - it is lovely and beautifully looked after.

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Montpellier, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Well worth a visit to see this church which became a cathedral with its beautiful Georgian interior. So much of Georgian and medieval Derby has been destroyed in the name of road building. We should cherish the few remaining examples. The peregrine falcons nesting on the tower provide an additional attraction.

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