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Address: St. Nicholas Cathedral St. Nicholas Churchyard, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1PF, England
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+44 191 232 1939
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An oasis of calm

I love visiting this cathedral. Was quiet first thing in the morning and I had a good explore. Very peaceful of tranquil. Exterior is also impressive, particularly the lantern... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
durham05
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Durham, United Kingdom

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I love visiting this cathedral. Was quiet first thing in the morning and I had a good explore. Very peaceful of tranquil. Exterior is also impressive, particularly the lantern tower. A short walk from the central station.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited the cathedral just before a schools' service so it was difficult to see round properly. That said it is an interesting building and worth a look. It's also in a historic part of the City again worth spending time there.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great to walk around, light and candle and take in the beauty of this Cathedral. Would recommend a visit, religious or not.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wandering round the cathedral is pardon the expression a godsend. This cathedral has a lantern tower the only 1 in the UK, the next being in Cologne in Germany.

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Svendborg, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When ever i visit Newcastle i take a break to walk &look through this magnificent Cathedral. Read most interesting Things IE Danish seamens memories section among them.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

I regularly visit this cathedral for a moment of peace in the centre of Newcastle. There are clear information boards explaining the history/relevance of certain aspects of the cathedral. The staff I have encountered have always been friendly and helpful.

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Whitehaven, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

visited on a sunday morning ,when mass was on.was made welcome by the parishers,peaceful place and good location.

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England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017

In the centre of the city, very close to the Castle and Black Gate, this is a fascinating place to visit. It's a tiny Cathedral, built as a medieval parish church, but given Cathedral status in the 1880s. Look out for the monument to Cuthbert Collingwood, hero of the battle of Trafalgar, who was born nearby. There's usually a volunteer... More 

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Washington, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017

Took opportunity while in Newcastle to visit this cathedral - quite small by normal expectations. Links to Newcastle as a port and how used as navigation beacon and heavy industry in area.

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KatieSussams, Director of Operations at St Nicholas Cathedral, responded to this review

Hi there. Thanks for your lovely review and we're glad you enjoyed your visit. Newcastle Cathedral was originally the parish Church for St Nicholas parish so not as architecturally grand as cathedrals which were originally monastic buildings for example, but great things do indeed come in small packages! We're open most days from 7.30am until 6pm (8am - 4pm on... More 

Dartford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The amazing lantern spire advertises the presence of the cathedral despite the lack of adequate signage from the central station. There has been much improvement in the west end of the cathedral over the past decade including the area by the Victorian memorial and the opening up of the South and West end doors. It gives the impression of being... More 

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KatieSussams, Director of Operations at St Nicholas Cathedral, responded to this review

Very many thanks for your review on Trip Advisor. We are always on the look out for welcome stewards as we rely on volunteers to perform this really important role. More details can be found on our website and we are keen to hear from anyone who can spare a few hours a week or a month to support us.... More 

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