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St. Nicholas Church

3 Lancasterian Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9336 0061
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Worth the effort

One of the oldest churches i have been in. local tour tour guides give free in depth tours which... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
jim b
William Penn's Father was X

The layout of this church is so interesting. It was fascinating reading all the tomb placards and... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
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3 Lancasterian Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9336 0061
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the oldest churches i have been in. local tour tour guides give free in depth tours which expand ones understanding of the architecture and people.

Thank jim b
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The layout of this church is so interesting. It was fascinating reading all the tomb placards and finding a man who was buried by PA founder, William Penn's father. The large window was mesmerizing.

Thank BonVoyager87
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Took a walk around here on a sunny day in May. Bluebells were growing in certain grave plots. The family headstone including Sgt Wortley from WWI, with his Y.C.V. crest, was bright in white stone. There are many very impressive and artistic memorials here, and...More

1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Really old church dating back to the 12th century.in summer there are guided tours.its even worth a look when it's closed. Beautiful stained glass windows. A lepers window and old graveyard.a real look at the history of Carrickfergus.

Thank jackieweb
Reviewed 12 January 2017

This Church in Carrickfergus is built at the same time as the Norman Castle in the town. It is a lovely respite on a rainy day with stained glass windows and a crooked isle.

1  Thank PatOcarson
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Beautiful old church in the heart of Carrickfergus. Wonderful stained glass windows and if your lucky somebody will be there to tell you it's history.

Thank briers
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Beautiful church steeped in history, very interesting place to visit. stunning stained glass windows, solid wooden seating.

Thank Colette C
Reviewed 16 September 2016

Was visiting this church on European Heritage days. I found that it was a lovely church with not only an impressive Sir Arthur Chichester Memorial but also some very beautiful stained glass windows as well as early columns and arches. There were a couple of...More

2  Thank Hanni_LR43
Reviewed 25 August 2016

As a regular church goer between two parishes back home, I was looking for a place of worship in the area. The owner of the local inn suggested his place. I therefore attended the Holy Communion service on the first Sunday in August - the...More

Thank Adam H
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This church has a common history with the nearby castle, both a product of John de Courcy, an Anglo-Norman knight whose conquests in Ireland 1177- 1204 have been compared to William the Conqueror for England. de Courcy is was not well-received in Dublin and headed...More

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Jean C
26 January 2016|
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What time are the afternoon tours starting?