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Beams of a Rainbow

While recently visiting Derby we went along to St Mary's Church after seeing the Cathedral. St... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Caroline B
Chichester, United Kingdom

This Pugin masterpiece is approached from the city across a pedestrian bridge over a busy highway... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Paul S
Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

While recently visiting Derby we went along to St Mary's Church after seeing the Cathedral. St Mary's architect was Augustus Pugin who completed his final designs on March 17th 1838. The foundation stone was laid on Queen Victoria's Coronation Day on July 28th 1838. In...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Caroline B
Reviewed 16 May 2018

This Pugin masterpiece is approached from the city across a pedestrian bridge over a busy highway. It makes a dramatic approach. Entering the church, I am met by two very friendly welcomers who obviously love their church. What a difference good welcomers make! But this...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 28 August 2017

A Pugin Masterpiece this is a beautiful church which has been well restored .It is Pugin before he got all serious and all the better for it .The whole thing is an airy delight and is a pleasure to visit .Although being cut off from...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank sknock
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Catholic Church of St Mary's is on Bridge Gate Darley Lane Derby,it's Architect is Augustus Pugin, he also designed Big Ben Tower at the Houses of Parliament.the church it self is beautiful,with beautiful stained glass windows at the back of the nave ,and on...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Angela D
Reviewed 19 November 2016

What a awesome architectural building this is, with a lovely road bridge to go over, with the church in full view all the time. I would recommend to all, to visit this church.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank malc1005
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Designed by Achitect Pugin (responsible for the clock tower 'Big Ben' at the palace of Westminster in London), St Marys is an oasis of calm in the city centre. Just a couple of minute's walk from the Cathedral, the beautiful vaulted interior is bathed in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Viv W
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Stumbled upon this church by going for a walk through Derby city centre. Tucked away over the road bridge, very pretty church. A kids club was going on when we visited but we were still allowed to wander around at our leisure.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 682geraldinef
Reviewed 31 July 2016

I discovered St Mary's on my first visit to Derby. Someone was playing the organ and it was very soothing. It is a superb church. The lady Chapel has just been restored and is worth a look. The church was supposed to be the cathedral...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank segolkeith
Reviewed 18 May 2016

St.Mary is a lovely church. Impressive stained glass all around. Very good attendance. Friendly congregation

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Maria S
Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

This Catholic Church is well worth a visit . It has easy access from Derby City centre with an imposing entrance from the Bridgegate foot bridge. Pugin ' s architecture never disappoints & I think Derby should make more of this. The interior is as...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Scarlet P
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