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St. Augustine's Church

Palace Street, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7130 8185
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very old church

Was previously a church founded by St Columba in AD 535? Lovely interior and old graveyard. It is... read more

Reviewed 28 October 2017
stephen a
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Newtownards, United Kingdom
Pretty little church and friendly staff

When you walk the wall on top you will see this pretty little church with its mature trees, lovely... read more

Reviewed 9 October 2017
Whiteknight_013
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Toronto
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Palace Street, Derry, Northern Ireland

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Was previously a church founded by St Columba in AD 535? Lovely interior and old graveyard. It is very small and still used to this day. There are staff there to explain the history.

Thank stephen a
Reviewed 9 October 2017

When you walk the wall on top you will see this pretty little church with its mature trees, lovely plantings and old grave stones. The pathway has gorgeous inlaid pieces. The staff were very friendly and we had a lovely chat.

Thank Whiteknight_013
Reviewed 4 September 2017

KNown as the little church on the walls St Augustine's is quaint. Set in beautiful gardens it is an oasis of calm. Well worth a visit

Thank Catherine G
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Attended church service in this quaint church. Very well kept and maintained. Credit to the parishners

Thank busymum09
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

St Augustine church is within the walls surrounding Belfast 1st church of Ireland world worth popping in to have a look.

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 12 July 2017

This little church of Ireland is within the old walled city of Derry and dedicated to St. Augustine .During the troubles the church was damaged on three occasions but each time the damage was repaired.

Thank Ronnie M
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This church, part of an Abby from the 1600s, was an unexpected find as we walked round the city walls. Tucked away in a green, peaceful garden it is well worth a visit and taking the time to enjoy the play of light through stain...More

1  Thank Ailsa009
Reviewed 23 June 2017

St. Columba built his Abbey circa 543AD on this site. He departed from Derry down the River Foyle with his supporters to the Island of Iona in 563AD. I visited Iona off the west coast of Scotland in May 2014. It was a very peaceful...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Walking the wall of Derry is rewarding in many ways, great views out across the city, and fabulous buildings around the walls to marvel. St Augusties and its ground were a nice find

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This may not be a large church or a highly decorated church but it feels a warm and welcoming size. Unlike St Columb's Cathedral there is no suggestion as to what visitors might donate but while I followed the Cathedrals guide I doubled that here,...More

Thank st8sman
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