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First Derry Presbyterian Church

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Upper Magazine Street, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 1550
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A new building showcasing the Apprentice Boy's History. It is a pity that you can not always... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Philomena S
Historic church inside the Wall

The only Presbyterian church built within the Walls…the First Derry Presbyterian Church. There has... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Linda B
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Upper Magazine Street, Derry, Northern Ireland
+44 28 7126 1550

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A new building showcasing the Apprentice Boy's History. It is a pity that you can not always access the old building, however the new building and exhibition is a welcome addition.

Thank Philomena S
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The only Presbyterian church built within the Walls…the First Derry Presbyterian Church. There has been a church on this site since 1690. This one dates back to 1780.

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 12 June 2017

This Church has been extensively renovated and the results are wonderful. What is particularly interesting is the fact that when it was 're- consecrated' a few years ago the Catholic Bishop of Derry assisted in this ceremony. Derry is leading the way in the slowly...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Just been over for a family wedding here, first time inside. Lovely building inside, Very bright and such a big church. Very peaceful inside.

Thank snoopy37
Reviewed 24 November 2016

First Derry Presbyterian Church was closed for worship for many years and it re-opened in May 2010 when it was restored to it's former glory. At the opening service it was attended by the two communities and several dignitaries including Deputy First Minister. This Church...More

Thank hotsunlady
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Although not one of the most important things we wanted to see in Derry/Londonderry we popped in to visit and it was well worth it. As we came in through the door the host said, 'Sit down and you'll have a treat'. The treat was...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 1 October 2016

There are no signs of damage done to this church during The Troubles. Contributions from many sources, including Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness, were utilized in a careful, faithful manner. We were serenaded by an elderly church member who sang several hymns , taking advantage...More

Thank emmmyjay
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Located right next to the walls around Derry, the First Presbyterian Church is a great place to visit IF you have the same guide we did. We also had a moving talk by the minister, Rev. Latimer, but this was because we were part of...More

Thank harpsncats
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

First Derry Presbyterian Church well worth a visit fabulous stain glass and general refurbishment of what was almost derelict a few years ago.

Thank Raymond D
Reviewed 3 August 2016

The history we were brought up with said it was the Catholics at war with the Protestants. But whilst doing historic sight seeing in Derry we were assured that it was the fault of the Presbyterians from Scotland . Marvelous "spin" but dont you just...More

Thank Jaybee022
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