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Derby Cathedral

18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
+44 1332 341201
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Echoes of St Martin’s ….

The cathedral has been re-furbished over the last two years … and it shows! When we visited in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
PJandSJ
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Matlock, United Kingdom
Full of history

Derby cathedral is surrounded by history and quilst the exterior is very traditional the interior... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JBroon
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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18-19 Iron Gate, Derby DE1 3GP, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The cathedral has been re-furbished over the last two years … and it shows! When we visited in mid-August, the sun was streaming in through the windows, the recently-installed LED lights were shining brightly in the highly polished chandeliers, and the lightly painted ceiling –...More

Thank PJandSJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Derby cathedral is surrounded by history and quilst the exterior is very traditional the interior is finished in a modern way which does not detract from it's historical artefacts . Although I am not religious I happened to arrive just at evensong which was delightful.

Thank JBroon
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All Saints is always worth a visit. The 16c tower is one of the tallest in the country, whilst the 10 bell system is the oldest in the world. The body of the church was rebuilt in the 18c, but whilst not awe inspiring I...More

2  Thank Darryl B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

No entrance fee - a change these days. The tower is medieval gothic and has interesting carving but the rest of the building is Victorian and has two modern stained glass windows but the combination of ages works very well. It would be a mistake...More

Thank John A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Derby Cathedral is fairly modern and quite austere. Looks like it was set out in Victorian times with plaques to Florence Nightingale on the walls. Interesting artefact about Derbyshire and the Sherwood Foresters regiment. Not particularly inspiring. One interesting facts that it's Cost circa £1750...More

Thank U411483
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I enjoy stoping in the cathedral for a few minutes of reflection. On occasion I am treated by the choir. Stop in for a few minutes. It won't be time waisted.

Thank rsinks
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I guess I've been spoilt being brought up on Canterbury Cathedral where my sister still works. Derby is a very different beast being very light and modern looking inside and primarily down to the fact they only have two stained-glass windows. It doesn't help that...More

Thank MalcH
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth popping in for a visit if you're passing. Take your time inside as there is a surprising amount to see. Everything from modern stained glass windows to Florence Nightingale.

Thank TravelBugTW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a relatively small and modern cathedral but there is still lots to see, especially the last resting place of Bess of Hardwick

Thank Steve C
Reviewed 6 July 2017

Decided to have a wee quick look at Derby Cathedral, as I try and visit Churches when in a new city / town. I was also look for a little bit of quiet time to myself

1  Thank MickeyRooney77
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marianichola
25 August 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.
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Paul C
11 August 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.
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Alan B
22 March 2015|
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hi, I am a keen photographer and I would like to take some inside photos of the chatheral, is this allowed. Thank you
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