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St Nicholas 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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42/44 Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1PF, England
+44 191 232 1939
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The St Nicholas Cathedral is a church of Anglican Communion pretty much in Newcastle City Centre. I came as a tourist and found the church very welcoming. Visitors are free to walk in, have a look around and entrance is free. I as lucky enough...More

Thank macedonboy
KatieSussams, Director of Operations at St Nicholas Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you so much for your kind review. We love our gorgeous Cathedral and hope others find a sense of peace and welcome here as well as some incredible history. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful cathedral with a refreshing attitude to casual visitors. No turnstiles or entry fees but collection box and scanner to give electronically. We always prefer to give this way instead of entry fees and did so. What was nice, apart from the building and...More

Thank MarkySparky16
KatieSussams, Director of Operations at St Nicholas Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Many thanks for your lovely review. We do aim to give a great welcome in the Cathedral, whether people want to walk around looking at the fabulous building or just sit quietly to find some peace. Thank you for your donation too - it's amazing...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a beautiful building inside and out. Like the glass cut out of WW1 soldiers and was lucky enough to hear a sung eucharist. An excellent choir.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the cathedral church of St Nicholas. Inside it is very peaceful in contrast to the bustling town outside. Typically ornate, there are plenty of interesting interior features and relics to see. I was lucky - when I visited there was a service in...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We we're lucky enough to hear the choir practice, they sounded lovely. The cathedral is full of history and beauty well worth the visit.

Thank Brian K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely welcoming peaceful church in the middle of busy Newcastle. They have good signs explaining the various relics, such as stained glass windows, effigies and some modern pieces of sculpture. The volunteers offered tea or coffee (for a donation) and many people...More

Thank Shan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. Nicholas Cathedral is a beautiful place to visit. The first church on the site was rebuilt in stone in the late 1100's and had major improvements in the 13th and 14th centuries. You can just feel the history by standing within.

Thank hsbvim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the seat of the Bishop of Newcastle and the Cathedral for the Church of England. It stretches from the River Tyne to the River Tweed and is a very prominent landmark of the city. The spire, a sight to behold, was a navigation...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went as a church home group to Sung Eucharist. Fabulous experience. Met some of the Ministers there who were very welcoming and informative.

Thank john R
Reviewed September 13, 2018

One of our smaller cathedral churches but also one of which has a lovely atmosphere, from the initial welcome from one of the helpers there to the last look down the aisle before exiting. The place like most of the city is vibrant and looking...More

Thank Philip R
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