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Derby Cathedral

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Old and well maintained cathedral

The Derby Cathedral can be called the centre of attraction in Derby with its high tower and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Roshni S
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Absolutely stunning.

Derby Cathedral is without a shadow of a doubt one of the most famous and easily recognisable... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The Derby Cathedral can be called the centre of attraction in Derby with its high tower and impressive architecture. The cathedral has been built and rebuilt several times, but still maintains its old word charm. The inside is full of natural light, airy and peaceful....More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Derby Cathedral is without a shadow of a doubt one of the most famous and easily recognisable landmark structures in Derby. Known as Cathedral Of All Saints ,the tower dates from the 16th Century, stands at 212 feet high ,most of the rest of the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful peaceful place with a marvellous history. Medieval tower, Georgian nave, Wrought iron chancel screen, Bess of Hardwick's tomb and Joseph Wright memorial slab. All complemented by vivid blue and yellow modern stained glass. A truly Enlightenment Cathedral, bathed in light.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Alan F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visit it often.pass it every week. Last visit was Christmas service week before christmas.Quite modern but beautiful inside. Holds some events like displays of archive photos of the city etc

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ladyjane_10
Reviewed February 12, 2019

Always impressive, formerly one of the tallest church tower in England, now of course a catherdral. Beautiful building and inside is truly impressive and worth a visit.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank GriffCloud
Reviewed February 12, 2019

This is a must to visit it's a beautiful Cathedral amongst one of the best in the country .the last time I was in there was about 50years ago when I was in the school choir .Its such a lovely place and see the falcons...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank garybednall1-uk
Reviewed January 5, 2019

Centrally located and always worth a visit as it is very peaceful an interesting. We will return regularly.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018

We went to the BBC Radio Derby Xmas Carol Service, the setting was superb and the service was a very uplifting experience, (although my singing was not very good).

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank VP371
Reviewed December 23, 2018

9 lessons and carols in this beautiful light cathedral. A warm welcome and great atmosphere. Bess of Hardwick is buried here. The staff were friendly and helpful and the building is warm and compact and very beautiful. Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MimW63
Reviewed December 7, 2018

At this year's remembrance service a wreath of ceramic poppies made by Tom Piper was dedicated and presented to the cathedral to mark the centenary of the end of the First World War, well worth going to pay your respects.

Date of experience: December 2018
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August 24, 2016|
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Response from Gooner66iw | Reviewed this property |
There is no entrance fee but a donation box. i believe there is a charge if you want to do the tower, i couldn't do it at the time due to a service being conducted.
August 10, 2016|
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Response from malc1005 | Reviewed this property |
We found it, very inviting, and everyone could sit where ever they wanted, they even supplied tea/coffee and biscuits. The pillars where not a problem.
Alan B
March 21, 2015|
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Response from pax1065 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I'm a keen amauter photographer, and love taking photos. Lots of them. I have found that when you are in the UK you can take photos of most places, but no flash photos. I took a lot of photos in the Cathedral.