St. Columba's Church (Long Tower), Derry
(4.7/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
St Columba's Church Long Tower is a Roman Catholic Church in the Diocese of Derry. It is located in the heart of the city of Derry in Northern Ireland.

The present church is built on the site of Roman Catholic worship which goes back as far as the 12th century. The current Long Tower Church began life in 1783 in a much smaller scale than seen today. Father John Lynch, a parish priest in Derry started action to raise funds for building the Long Tower Church and he received finance not just from Roman Catholics but also Protestant people in Derry at the time. The church was opened in 1788.
Our Derry trip itinerary builder makes visiting St. Columba's Church (Long Tower) and other Derry attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
Source
map
Create a full Derry itinerary

Plan your trip to Derry

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Plans in Derry by other users

35 days in Northern Ireland BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 30 days in Ireland, Derry & Belfast BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 12 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 24 days in United Kingdom & Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Northern Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, romantic, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 5 days in Northern Ireland BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS February, popular PREFERENCES: February ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 31 days in Northern Ireland BY A USER FROM PORTUGAL November, outdoors, popular PREFERENCES: November, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 12 days in Dun Laoghaire, Dublin & Northern Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 11 days in Northern Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Northern Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, fast-paced, hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 8 days in Northern Ireland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 5 days in Northern Ireland BY A USER FROM CANADA February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, fast-paced, popular PREFERENCES: February, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans
Reviews
TripAdvisor
  • I love visiting this Church, the alter is one of the most beautiful I have seen. Well worth a visit, such a sense of history and serenity - you will not be disappointed. 
  • This church is one of the loveliest churches in Irreland. It is medium sized but the sense of history envelopes you as a soon as you walk inside. The paintings, mosaics and altars are all beautiful. I...  more »
  • This little church is one of the most beautiful churches I've been in and I've been in a lot, you won't be disappointed when you visit st Columba's church