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St Nicholas Church

Market Place, Durham DH1 1JP, England
+44 191 384 1180
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An interesting church

We visited St. Nicholas' church which stands on one side of the historic Market Square in Durham... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2018
John H
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London, United Kingdom
Disappointing

From the outside it looks a lovely church, and so requires a visit. But on entering I was deeply... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Will R
,
Luton, United Kingdom
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Market Place, Durham DH1 1JP, England
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+44 191 384 1180
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Reviewed 26 June 2018

We visited St. Nicholas' church which stands on one side of the historic Market Square in Durham. It is interesting because a large part of it is given over to hospitality with a cafe serving hot drinks & cake. Beyond this, though, are some beautiful...More

Thank John H
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

From the outside it looks a lovely church, and so requires a visit. But on entering I was deeply disappointed in what I saw, it has been refurbished with white paint, and although it was bright it did not fit the place. I walked straight...More

Thank Will R
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Don't mean to speak ill of the church but St Nicholas was super from the outside but locked up so we were unable to enter. We returned later in the day but were still unable to go in. A pity.

Thank Reuben M
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Reviewed 3 December 2017

Ancient church inside, stripped of character inside and now more like a 1970s community centre. Charged 50p for a very small biscuit, fantastic mark-up.

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Reviewed 29 November 2017

My husband and I visited St Nicholas church in order to have a tea and scone. We entered the church at 12 noon and stood behind 2 ladies who were being served. When they were served we said to the man 2 teas and scones...More

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Reviewed 15 November 2017

Very welcoming church right in the centre of Durham. Lovely building inside and out. Great little gift shop too.

Thank Elliot D
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

Lovely warm friendly Church. Worshipping God, in all truth of the scriptures.They put on the spectacular, live nativity in December. Not to be missed.

Thank Liz G
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Reviewed 5 October 2017

A most tasteful renovation internally, retaining the church's beauty but makin it a very functional church too. A nice place to spend a few minutes quietly.

Thank Andrew W
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

This nice church standing in Market Place is a good place to stop between 10.00 and 12.00 and have a morning cup of tea or coffee. Other than that there is nothing special to see.

Thank Kevin F
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Superb from the outside, good inside. Teas served. Pop in to worship or admire. Easily located in the market place.

Thank traveller1926
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