Such a beautiful place well worth a visit. This place is steeped in history and a must see. Anyone interested in the siege of londonderry will find this church beautiful.
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I was fortunate enough to be a part of a group of singers that got to perform in St. Columb's. They allowed us to rehearse earlier in the afternoon before our evening performance and all the staff were such great hosts and hostesses. The cathedral...More
Took a group of friends from Europe here during a walking tour of the city. We were greeted by a tour guide who immediately set about giving us a tour, giving lots of interesting information about the architecture and ancient artefacts adorning the walls and...More
Following the white-on-brown signs, which were clear and helpful from the pedestrian standpoint but would have been illegible from a car, we went to St. Columba’s, the 17th Century Church of Ireland cathedral built to serve the city’s Protestants. It was a handsome Anglo-Norman Gothic...More
While taking a walking tour of the wall, we took a detour to visit the cathedral and its grounds. We caught up with a volunteer who was very knowledgeable and cordial. Photos are not allowed; however, a visit is well worthwhile.
We spent about 30 mins inside this fine church building, looking at the plaques, the flags, and the architecture. Its an old building but very well preserved. The is also a small museum and the highlight is the 4 locks that locked the gates in...More
This is a must if travelling to Derry and interested in History.Its set on route beside the Derry Walls and is steeped in culture.It has been restored and is worth a visit if in the city.
Arrived in the city late in the afternoon after travelling overnight from the mainland and driving from Belfast. I was spending the night in Derry and stopped off to see the famous walls of the city when I noticed the Cathedral open. I was excited...More
First of all may I apologise for this. It should not have happened, We do not charge for admission except in the case of commercial tour groups. For other visitors there is a notice requesting voluntary donations and that's exactly what they should be-voluntary. No...More
This ornate building is magnificent in its architecture and it has quite a detailed timeline of the history of Derry. Some of the original locks are on view in the little museum room of the cathedral. There are quite a number of artifacts here which...More