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Majestic, neo-Gothic Church of Ireland (Anglican) Cathedral, built between 1628 and 1633. St. Columb's is the oldest and most historic building within the walled City of Londonderry. It has recently been extensively restored. The Chapter House...more
London St. | Londonderry, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 7313
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All reviews donation box worth a visit take photos highest point beautiful interior entrance fee small museum visit st steeped in history on display stained glass city walls of derry within the walls lots of history guided tour siege alexander
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were made very welcome to the church and provided with the relevant leaflets to guide us. The museum in the chapter house was interesting with some unusual artifacts and items on display. A lot of fascinating in the area.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ecaad
Reviewed 2 days ago

The staff were only too keen to tell you all about the history of the Cathedral, from when it was built, when changes were made, the history of the flags that adorn its walls and anything else you wanted to know.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tom C
Reviewed October 28, 2018

A beautiful cathedral with all the history still in place. Set at the city wall with cemetery surrounding. Geneologist on site found original baptismal record of husband. Still very active congregation. Wonderful combination of history and modernity. Felt the family connection.

Date of experience: September 2018
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Went to see the exhibition about the life of Mrs Cecil Alexander hymn writer great exhibition well laid out and vert informative. While there got a guided tour of the Cathedral the place is steeped in history well worth a visit . One of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank william n
Reviewed September 22, 2018

We saw this church walking the Derry walls. We decided to go in and were glad we did. It is lovely and very old (15th century I believe). It has a lot of history for the walled town of Derry and the church's place within...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 2018

There are differing views as to whether or not it really is the “mother church”. Construction began in the early 1600s and it’s beautiful foundation stone is visible just within the entryway.. It’s a lovely cathedral and worth viisiting

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful big Cathedral. Colourful big windows. The ceiling and decor were interesting. A good place to say a prayer. The grounds of the Cathedral were well kept.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank moloneythreasa
Reviewed August 29, 2018

This was the first cathedral build after the Reformation and it is an essential place to visit if you are in Londonderry. Very good audio visual presentations, beautiful stained glass and a lovely friendly but Holy atmosphere.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lizzie056
Reviewed August 8, 2018

We popped into this cathedral while circumambulating the city walls. Nice building and pleasant grounds.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Nicole B
Reviewed August 6, 2018

This is well worth a visit the interiors are beautiful maintained and the audio visual elements outlines the historical background very well.it was also nice to Hear about the musical link to well known hymns.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Response from Fawkirk1 | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what you are on about here? It's a Church that is open to the public you can take your children with you supervised.