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Derby Cathedral, Derby
(4.2/5 based on 360+ reviews on the web)
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  • Walk in beneath the 16thC tower and you will be struck by how bright, airy and small Derby Cathedral is compared with our more ancient cathedrals. Most of the building is Neo-Classical in design and i...  more »
  • An architectural treasure. The Tudor tower is, I think, the tallest pre-modern Perpendicular church tower in the world. The visual links of the main building with St. Martins in the Fields (Trafalgar ...  more »
  • One reviewer said "it's not Durham". I know both, Majestic, Large, Awe-inspiring Durham and Small, Gloriously light, Welcoming Derby. The contrast is total, but both are to be enjoyed. If you are a lo...  more »
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  • The Cathedral is a light and airy neoclassical building. We found the welcomers very friendly and there is a children's quiz available. The highlight of the building is the tomb of Bess of Hardwick, who built Hardwick Ball and Chatsworth House.
  • One reviewer wrote about being able to see kestrels. Of course, they meant the world's fastest living thing - the Peregrine Falcon. Yes, this bird has nested since 2006 on a special platform on the east side of the tower (visible from Full Street/Cathedral Green), but birds remain around Derby Cathedral all year round. Google 'Derby Peregrines' to find the four webcameras. One of them lets you hear the bells ringing too!
  • It's a cathedral - what more do you want? Lovely part of Derby and they have a nesting kestrel.
  • Bizarrely my school used Derby Cathedral as a venue to perform a play, so I can't review it in a religious capacity. But I can say that it is a stunningly beautiful building in a very lovely part of Derby city centre. Fans of gothic architecture and ghosts (apparently the apparition of a nun haunts the grounds...) should really give this place a visit.
  • Wonderful interior with wrought iron railings and gorgeous religious artifacts. Great place to reflect in the middle of a busy city.