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Address: 3 Lancasterian Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AG, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9336 0061

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A pretty 12th Century Church

This Church in Carrickfergus is built at the same time as the Norman Castle in the town. It is a lovely respite on a rainy day with stained glass windows and a crooked isle.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 12 January 2017
Belfast, United Kingdom
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This Church in Carrickfergus is built at the same time as the Norman Castle in the town. It is a lovely respite on a rainy day with stained glass windows and a crooked isle.

1 Thank PatOcarson
Carrickfergus, N Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Beautiful old church in the heart of Carrickfergus. Wonderful stained glass windows and if your lucky somebody will be there to tell you it's history.

Thank briers
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016

Beautiful church steeped in history, very interesting place to visit. stunning stained glass windows, solid wooden seating.

Thank Colette C
Whitehead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Was visiting this church on European Heritage days. I found that it was a lovely church with not only an impressive Sir Arthur Chichester Memorial but also some very beautiful stained glass windows as well as early columns and arches. There were a couple of guides there giving us very valuable and interesting information about the church.

2 Thank Hanni_LR43
Rugby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

As a regular church goer between two parishes back home, I was looking for a place of worship in the area. The owner of the local inn suggested his place. I therefore attended the Holy Communion service on the first Sunday in August - the rest of the month is, I believe, more family oriented. I was greeted by two... More 

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Sugar Land Texas USA
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This church has a common history with the nearby castle, both a product of John de Courcy, an Anglo-Norman knight whose conquests in Ireland 1177- 1204 have been compared to William the Conqueror for England. de Courcy is was not well-received in Dublin and headed north; he is responsible for two castles and the establishment of several religious facilities. We... More 

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Newtownards, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016

This Anglican Church dates back to earliest times and contains a fascinating history with links to Castle. Also some note worthy graves including Sir Arthur Chichester. The atmosphere is fantastic and for people of faith a lovely place to visit and reflect. Strongly recommend.

Thank Dondewande
Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

The Retired Members of the Northern Ireland Telecoms Branch of the Communication Workers' Union voted to include a tour of St. Nicholas Church on their annual outing and they certainly weren't disappointed.The architecture, with its crypts etc. and its history was very interesting in itself, along with the specially created aisle, but some historical figures associated with the church, particularly... More 

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White Rock, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Carrickfergus is known for the castle but St Nicolas Church, to me is more impressive. 800 years old with so much history attached. We were lucky to have a very enthusiastic volunteer guide give us interesting facts of this old building.

Thank DoJeartist
Northern Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

A fascinating interior with many features reflecting worship through the centuries. Be sure to go upstairs to the Gallery.

Thank NiborNorthernIreland

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