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Derby Cathedral

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Address: 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
Phone Number: +44 1332 341201
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Beautiful Cathedral

It's strange because when I visit any other city whether England or Europe, I always take a trip into the churches & cathedrals. The last time I visited Derby cathedral before... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

It's strange because when I visit any other city whether England or Europe, I always take a trip into the churches & cathedrals. The last time I visited Derby cathedral before this, was when I was at Primary school, so was well overdue a visit and I only work down the road! I was shocked how beautiful it was and... More 

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Kent
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Open to the public but being redecorated so very little to see. Warm welcome by volunteer at door, but nothing else to say. The history of the building is very mixed - medieval tower, the rest is all fairly modern - best thing are the 1960 pop-art stained glass windows. But don't go just to see these, they're not that... More 

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Amarillo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Be advised the cathedral is closed for viewing until August. Signage is posted at the front door . Regular services are scheduled and posted at the door. Book shop is located across from cathedral and is open.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Derby Cathedral is such a peaceful place amid all the hustle & bustle of a busy city. I suppose I am bound to be biased, as this is where I was confirmed many years ago by Cannon Miller. I quite often take my grandchildren & we always see something new every time. It's steeped in history dating back to the... More 

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

It is open at weekends whilst renovations continue. The iron work by Robert bakewell 1725 is done and looks great if you like that sort of thing but the place is full of scaffolding. Got if you are around at the weekend or check the website in September

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

I understand that this is a beautiful Cathedral, unfortunately on the bright sunny day I made a special trip to visit...it was shut! Try doing renovation work in the winter!

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

A Beautiful Small Cathedral. Very friendly congregation. The building is steeped in history dated back to the 13th Century. Bess of Hardwick is buried here.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

lovely building with an interesting history. Guide book leaflets are printed at the entrance to the Cathedral in a wide range of languages, all with detailed information about all aspects of the Cathedral. Opportunities arise to climb the Cathedral Tower at certain times of year.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Yeah it's free to walk round, but no trips upto the top, no-one on hand to talk to about the history of the place, or what makes it special. The organ's good, and they put on a decent carol service once a year (if you can get tickets), but it's not up there with Lincoln et al. Took our foreign... More 

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Swansea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Access is easy from the main pedestrianised area of the Cathedral Quarter. The Cathedral is not as grand as many of the older churches in Derbyshire but is steeped in history and the Catherine Chapel is exquisite in its simplicity. Most definitely a place to spend an hour or two in, and across the road is the Cathedral Bookshop and... More 

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Additional Information about Derby Cathedral

Address: 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
Phone Number: +44 1332 341201
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Derbyshire  >  Derby
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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