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St. Nicholas Church

3 Lancasterian Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AG, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9336 0061
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Church Closed, Burial Grounds Open

Unfortunately, I was unable to enter the church as it was closed during the time of my early... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Boynton Beach, Florida
You can see it from all over

Good looking church perched on top of a small hill and with a surrounding graveyard. Was shut when... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
Neil C
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3 Lancasterian Street, Carrickfergus BT38 7AG, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 22 November 2017

Unfortunately, I was unable to enter the church as it was closed during the time of my early evening visit. However, the burial grounds are quite interesting and full of local history. It was the weekend of Rememberance Day, so there were several headstones that...More

Thank backpacker31
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Good looking church perched on top of a small hill and with a surrounding graveyard. Was shut when we visited and couldn't find anything about opening around the site

Thank Neil C
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Came upon this beautiful old church by chance having left a tour of the nearby Carrickfergus Castle recently and was amazed and pleasantly by its magnificent and historic interior particularly its stained class windows along with its memorial to the Chichester family who once owned...More

Thank corrsid12
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Lovely presentation by a lady of this church. Well informed on its' history. Questions from the audience were readily answered.

Thank bettyribble
Reviewed 22 June 2017

One of the oldest churches i have been in. local tour tour guides give free in depth tours which expand ones understanding of the architecture and people.

Thank jim b
Reviewed 17 May 2017

The layout of this church is so interesting. It was fascinating reading all the tomb placards and finding a man who was buried by PA founder, William Penn's father. The large window was mesmerizing.

Thank BonVoyager87
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Took a walk around here on a sunny day in May. Bluebells were growing in certain grave plots. The family headstone including Sgt Wortley from WWI, with his Y.C.V. crest, was bright in white stone. There are many very impressive and artistic memorials here, and...More

1  Thank Steveodo
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Really old church dating back to the 12th century.in summer there are guided tours.its even worth a look when it's closed. Beautiful stained glass windows. A lepers window and old graveyard.a real look at the history of Carrickfergus.

Thank jackieweb
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
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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Jean C
26 January 2016|
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What time are the afternoon tours starting?