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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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A very different cathedral

This is a beautiful 18th century cathedral (albeit the tower dates from the Tudor period) which has recently been redecorated and generally refurbished. It is well worth a visit... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful 18th century cathedral (albeit the tower dates from the Tudor period) which has recently been redecorated and generally refurbished. It is well worth a visit. The acoustics are excellent for concerts too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Alright this is not a grand cathedral like Lincoln, York or Durham but this is nevertheles a cathedral church worth visiting. Inside, the georgian nave is light, almost bright, with cream walls and ceilings recently refurbished. There is an unusual square 'baldachin' over the main altar. This is a square lofty canopy supported by corinthian-styled columns. Dont miss it.

Thank kishere t
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

went here last month! and was surprised at how beautiful the architecture was! not usually a big fan of churches and cathedrals but this is worth a visit!!

Thank HenrrryTr
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The area of Derby where the cathedral is situated is totally different to the other areas. The cathedral is really worth a visit and the tea shops and boutique down the streets are lovely. You can buy hand made silver, up market boutique fashion, books and finish off the day with a coffee opposite the cathedral.

Thank Kokomo2014
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Derby cathedral has been beautifully refurbished and provides a truly spiritual experience. The modern stained glass windows are awesome and the monuments to those who made the ultimate sacrifice on our behalf in conflicts around the world are moving tributes. Well worth a visit.

1 Thank jon d
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my third visit to Derby Cathedral in the past couple of years. If do not live in Derby, but have reason to go there from time to time. If I find myself in Derby on a Sunday, as a practising Christian I head for the cathedral on the Sunday morning, for the 10.45 am Sung Eucharist. I find... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visited the cathedral last Saturday, 17th October, for Kerry, my wife, to do a charity abseil down one face of the tower, to achieve this 189 steps had to be climbed to reach the roof. must go back to do a proper visit to take advantage of the cathedrals history.

1 Thank Martin G
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Derby Cathedral isn't large but is very interesting. Particularly if you've been to Hardwick Hall and learned about Bess of Hardwick, whose tomb is here. There is no charge and the staff are non intrusive. It is a quiet place for contemplation and prayer also of course.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

I like the nice quite ambience. It gives you a feeling of serenity, calmness, love and homey. Nice artwork. clean environment.

Thank Zandra999
Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The Cathedral is a beautiful place of worship, we attend the Christleton Carol service every year and find it to be a truly moving experience

Thank Paul G

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