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Blackburn Cathedral is one of England's newest cathedrals, yet it is one of the country's oldest places of Christian worship. For many centuries, this has been the Parish Church of Blackburn dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin. It continues as a place...more
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I went to a Women’s Day in the Cathedral. It’s a lovely building with an amazing lantern over the altar. Depending on the time of year, when the sun shines thro’ the glass, there are shafts of different coloured lights - enchanting. It also has...More
Have visited cathedral for choral evensong which was lovley. Have also been for a look around. The cathedral is well looked after and is so peaceful and impressive.
There is a coffee shop and eatery,there is also a cathedral shop.
Car parking is handy too.
Blackburn C, Owner at Blackburn Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded June 19, 2018
Thank you for your review. We are glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back to the Cathedral again soon
This is a very holy place to pray to god with STUNNING architecture. Very peaceful place to reflect. It’s not suitable for un holy people that don’t believe in god as this is Gods house. If your Christian or want to explore another religion this...More
Very ordinary by comparison to others. Quite small and relatively new. Stations of the Cross ( modern art paintings around the walls). No charge, suggested donation £3, but £5-10 is not unreasonable. Excellent café with all the freshly prepared meals, snacks and drinks ; all...More
The majority of this cathedral appears to have been built in the early 19th century. However your own substantial additions which appear to have been added in the late 20th century. In our opinion the two styles married together very successfully to create some interesting...More
Blackburn C, Owner at Blackburn Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded May 26, 2018
Thank you for your review of the Cathedral. The oldest part of the Cathedral dates back to 1826 which was part of the parish church before we got cathedral status in 1926. Building works then started to extend the building with the addition of the...More
I had hoped to attend Sunday Choral Eucharist from my lodging in Lancaster, but was foiled by the train timetable! I managed to arrive before the end. The cathedral is adjacent to the railway station, and is a very attractive structure. It is very new...More