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Derby Cathedral

18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
+44 1332 341201
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Beautiful and Peaceful

This is a beautiful and very atmospheric building on the edge of the Cathedral Quarter. A Peaceful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue W
Ilkeston, United Kingdom
A must see if you are interested in architecture

I actually really enjoyed it. I've given it a 5 star review because it's a church and anything less... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tom H
Derby, United Kingdom
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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
+44 1332 341201
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful and very atmospheric building on the edge of the Cathedral Quarter. A Peaceful oasis away from the shops. On certain days you can also take a climb up the bell tower to learn more of the history of the building and...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I actually really enjoyed it. I've given it a 5 star review because it's a church and anything less will probably send me to hell ;)

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Cathedral on a lunch stop in Derby. Lots to look at, especially the area for Bess of Hardwick . Not a lot of stained glass but the building is flooded with light and is lovely in a simpler way. Very convenient to visit...More

Thank Dorothy M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited this cathedral as part of our ambition to visit every cathedral in the country. Very light building inside unlike many cathedrals. Informative guides. Two striking stained glass windows. Contains tomb of Bess if Hardwick.

Thank lighthousesunset
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Derby Cathedral was the parish church until 1927 so it's not so grand as many but its light and welcoming. There are may interesting tombs and memorials and the place is a quiet oasis. The cathedral is only 5 minutes walk from the town centre...More

Thank DerbyGrandad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Derby became a city in 1977 though the parish church became a cathedral in 1927. So it has a more humble beginning than many and it shows in its simplicity. The interior of the building is much lighter than most Cathedrals and it sort of...More

Thank Souliz
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I visited this lovely building recently. Built on Iron Gate it appropriately has an ornate metal screen with much gilded. The interior is very white and light. There are a range of monuments and memorials including local famous people and local regiments. A very good...More

Thank c n
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Call in on Saturday pm found the cathedral very good and bright nothing like York or Durham as it only 90year old but as the feel of one The staff where friendly and helpful Would I call in again yes

Thank colin612016
Reviewed 24 October 2017

I visited Derby cathedral with my daughter (eight years old). The cathedral is so beautiful and peaceful. My daughter commented: ‘It is so good how you can look around the place and you can see Bess of Hardwick’s tomb. You can also see things like...More

Thank Lucretia2017
Reviewed 17 October 2017

A lovely bright and airy cathedral with clean Georgian interior. We had the opportunity to join two other male voice choirs in a great evening concert. Some really interesting exhibits = particularly Bess of Hardwick.

Thank Eastanglian
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24 August 2016|
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Response from Gooner66iw | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee but a donation box. i believe there is a charge if you want to do the tower, i couldn't do it at the time due to a service being conducted.
Paul C
11 August 2016|
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Response from malc1005 | Reviewed this property |
We found it, very inviting, and everyone could sit where ever they wanted, they even supplied tea/coffee and biscuits. The pillars where not a problem.
Alan B
21 March 2015|
Response from Alan B |
hi, I am a keen photographer and I would like to take some inside photos of the chatheral, is this allowed. Thank you