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Address: 18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
Phone Number: +44 1332 341201
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Beautiful Georgian interior

Well worth a visit to see this church which became a cathedral with its beautiful Georgian interior. So much of Georgian and medieval Derby has been destroyed in the name of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
louise d
Montpellier, France
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Montpellier, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit to see this church which became a cathedral with its beautiful Georgian interior. So much of Georgian and medieval Derby has been destroyed in the name of road building. We should cherish the few remaining examples. The peregrine falcons nesting on the tower provide an additional attraction.

Thank louise d
Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

If you're in Derby city centre, it's worth taking a look at this lovely cathedral. It's small in comparison to Lichfield cathedral, but is well maintained and cared for.

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Upminster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was surprised when I entered the cathedral for the ordination of our curate. Unlike darker, older cathedrals, Derby is light and airy due to being a parish church upgraded to cathedral status. An unusual feature is the altar being surrounded by four pillars, surmounted by a temple! Accoustics are good, but seating in the pews is not comfortable.

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Tibshelf, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even though we live nearby we had never visited before. The interior of the cathedral was quite a surprise. I had not expected the neo classical interior from the exterior of the cathedral. There is a magnificent memorial for "Bess of Hardwick". An interesting visit!

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Northamptonshire UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is such a lovely place to visit donation only but buy the guide, you will be given a guide to follow round though brief points out the main points but you need to refer to the guide for further info. Thank you to the two ladies when we called for their help and a super natter, please give generously

Thank trampos
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been living in Derby 7 years and have only just been into the Museum, it's stunning, well worth a visit from young to old. Always light a candle or 2 for family who have passed, I find it very calming. Overall just delightful and worth the time to go and browse

Thank Mintymoo1
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have been here several times in the last week. First purely as a visitor: what a surprisingly splendid building with some fascinating history. Guide book very useful as the guide on duty was not as fascinated by the building as we were ... Other visits have been as part of the wonderful Derby Folk Festival. Brilliant that the Cathedral hosted... More 

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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you visit Derby you must visit the cathedral. Not large and dominating like the famous cathedrals it is nevertheless worth visiting, situated in the centre of the city and a lovely building. Situated behind the cathedral is an interesting statue ( for me as a Scot) of Bonnie Prince Charlie as Derby is as far South as he managed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful building, been there before but well worth a second visit. Very well maintained and decorated

Thank minstrel27
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed the hospitality of the cathedral staff whilst singing at the John Rutter Singing Day. This building is very plain and it's beauty is in the simplicity.

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