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Derby Cathedral

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A gem of Derby

Always impressive, formerly one of the tallest church tower in England, now of course a catherdral... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
GriffCloud
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Derby, United Kingdom
Our trip to town.

This is a must to visit it's a beautiful Cathedral amongst one of the best in the country .the last... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
garybednall1-uk
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Derby, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Always impressive, formerly one of the tallest church tower in England, now of course a catherdral. Beautiful building and inside is truly impressive and worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GriffCloud
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a must to visit it's a beautiful Cathedral amongst one of the best in the country .the last time I was in there was about 50years ago when I was in the school choir .Its such a lovely place and see the falcons...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

Centrally located and always worth a visit as it is very peaceful an interesting. We will return regularly.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 28 December 2018

We went to the BBC Radio Derby Xmas Carol Service, the setting was superb and the service was a very uplifting experience, (although my singing was not very good).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VP371
Reviewed 24 December 2018

9 lessons and carols in this beautiful light cathedral. A warm welcome and great atmosphere. Bess of Hardwick is buried here. The staff were friendly and helpful and the building is warm and compact and very beautiful. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 December 2018

At this year's remembrance service a wreath of ceramic poppies made by Tom Piper was dedicated and presented to the cathedral to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, well worth going to pay your respects.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sam3314
Reviewed 3 December 2018

High quality Cathedral worship in a beautiful setting. Light and airy building unlike many cathedrals. Also good venue for other events including The Life of Brian (film) and Vivaldi 4 Seasons (Concert)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank bobarev
Reviewed 29 November 2018 via mobile

Todays visit was an impromptu visit.. mainly due to the rain! The cathedral is stunning. I had forgotten just how beatiful and peaceful it was here

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Helen R
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Derby's cathedral is not one of those huge gothic spaces but is light and has a feeling of space thanks to large, mostly clear, glass and white painted walls. It became a cathedral in 1927, up to which date it was the town's parish church....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank cdj176
Reviewed 29 October 2018

Unlike other cathedrals we have visited, this cathedral is so light as nearly all the windows are clear glass - none of the heavy stained glass which is a feature of many old churches. We really loved the Bakewell wrought iron screen which floated like...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew L
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marianichola
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.
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C3126YLpaulc
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.
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Alan B
21 March 2015|
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Response from pax1065 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I'm a keen amauter photographer, and love taking photos. Lots of them. I have found that when you are in the UK you can take photos of most places, but no flash photos. I took a lot of photos in the Cathedral.
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