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Newcastle Cathedral

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The Cathedral is free and open to all, whether you wish to join us for worship, for peace and quiet, or to explore our treasure of monuments, ledger stones (we have one of the largest collections in Western Europe) and stained glass. The Cathedral...more
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St Nicholas Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1PF, England
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Reviewed today

Lovely and tourists friendly historic Cathedral Church you shall not miss when you visit Newcastle. The staff is very helpful and informative. This church is very tentative and even provides introductions in both traditional and simplified Chinese. Inside structure and decoration are beautiful, amazing and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago

i absulutely love the crown top of this cathedral. its worth a look inside the cathedral because its beautiful.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Newcastle cathedral is small and understated from the outside, only its ‘lantern tower’ hinting at its importance. In terms of size it is not much more than a large parish church, heavy and dark with the weight of its gothic architecture. Look a little closer,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Yorkshirecritic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not the biggest by a long way but its free to go in and quite nice inside. History goes way back. Interesting connection to Admiral Lord Collingwood who took over from Nelson on his death at Trafalgar.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Allan L
CatherineM5077, Marketing & Communications at Newcastle Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Allan L Many thanks for your kind review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again. We are very excited that the Heritage Lottery Fund are investing in us in order to help us completely re-order and...More

Reviewed November 21, 2018

Two of us joined a group led by Pam Walker. She certainly brought the cathedral to life passing on lots of information about the identities of the people represented by carvings and memorials. She also gave us lots of information on the beautiful windows. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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CatherineM5077, Marketing & Communications at Newcastle Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi carole w Many thanks for your kind review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit - Pam Walker is fabulously knowledgeable guide and her enthusiasm and interpretation really does help to bring the stories of the city and local people associated with the...More

Reviewed November 15, 2018

St. Nick Cathedral definitely is not as impressive as other cathedrals, but I still enjoyed the quick visit. It has a nice atmosphere, a calming presence. I enjoyed looking at the memorials and taking it all in. Stop by for a drop in for a...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SaraBourque
CatherineM5077, Marketing & Communications at Newcastle Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi SaraBourque Thank you for your kind review. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit and found it calming and peaceful. Safe onward travels and we hope to welcome you again in the future. Best wishes, Newcastle Cathedral

Reviewed November 13, 2018

I sing in the choir of a local school, which uses the Cathedral for christmas services. This is an amazing building and singing there is a salutary experience. If you are visiting Newcastle yuo have to visit...it is the jewel in the crown of a...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dave C
KatieSussams, Director of Operations at Newcastle Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Thank you! we love our amazing building and work hard to work with all those partners who come and put on lovely events at any time of the year including Christmas. Our website has all our programme of events on it. Enjoy your singing and...More

Reviewed November 10, 2018

Very nice, One of the most interesting planes in Newcastle. It you happen to be there, you should visit it.More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank henya888
CatherineM5077, Marketing & Communications at Newcastle Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi henya888 Many thanks for your kind review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again. We are very excited that the Heritage Lottery Fund are investing in us in order to help us completely re-order and reinterpret...More

Reviewed November 1, 2018

We had enough time on our last morning in Newcastle before our train journey home to visit this very interesting cathedral. It's great to find such a beautiful place being easily accessible to all without an entry fee (although you can make a donation, even...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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CatherineM5077, Marketing & Communications at Newcastle Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi One_of_the_BOFs Many thanks for your kind review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again. We are very excited that the Heritage Lottery Fund are investing in us in order to help us completely re-order and reinterpret...More

Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

Was visiting the nearby Newcastle Castle and walking round the nearby buildings and decided to visit as I pass it so often but never been inside Absolutely beautiful inside and out. A surprising find was a weird looking bat/cat/rabbit statue on a building round the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank ndw78
CatherineM5077, Marketing & Communications at Newcastle Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi ndw78 Many thanks for your kind review. We are very pleased you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back again. We are very excited that the Heritage Lottery Fund are investing in us in order to help us completely re-order and reinterpret...More

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