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St Nicholas Cathedral

42/44 Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1PF, England
+44 191 232 1939
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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 is open Sunday to Friday from 7.30am until 6.30pm, and on Saturdays and Bank Holidays from 8.30am until 4.00pm. There is no charge for entry – although donations are requested (we suggest £5 per adult visitor). Times of daily services are available on our website. Occasionally we are closed for special events. This information can also be found on our website. The Cathedral has disabled access and is a registered Safe Place. The Cathedral’s Dog Leap Cafe is open from 8am to 4pm Monday to Friday and serves lunches, light bites, home-made cakes, teas and coffees.
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42/44 Mosley Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 1PF, England
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"light a candle"
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"beautiful building"
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"old church"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I walked by this cathedral on the way to the Quayside and the Tyne Bridge, from city center. It is a lovely piece of architecture, even from the outside. Just stand and look at it, thinking of entering it when it was first built!More

Thank Helen A
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KatieSussams, Director of Operations at St Nicholas Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Hello Helen. Thanks so much for your review and I have to say we love our building too! It is amazing to think it's been here for centuries and all the monuments and memorials on the walls reflect the fabulous history of this city, from...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

It was refreshing and a lovely gesture to be greeted by the chaplain. He gave us some good pointers to see and walk around. The film Atonement was filmed in and near here . We were particularly drawn to the numerous plaques on the walls...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Nice cathedral in Newcastle city centre. Quite plain on the inside, though the stain glass windows are pretty. Worth a flying visit if passing by.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Pretty from the outside. Inside it was not much. Dusty old church that I am sure is historic, but lackluster curation did nothing to pique interest.More

Thank wandaMPa
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Clare M, Member of the Clergy Team at St Nicholas Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi WandaMPa, Thank you for your review, and we are sorry if you found the Cathedral disappointing inside. Most of our visitors are fascinated by the history which is related in the "Illuminating Stories" banners around the building - and we are very excited that...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely visit and building and some great photographic opportunities. central location and so walking inevitable. short visit material but worth it.. a part of the newcastle story

Thank Paul M
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Clare M, Member of the Clergy Team at St Nicholas Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your kind review, Paul! We are very proud of our Cathedral, and are always delighted when others appreciate it too. Do come again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From outside the cathedral seems quite compact, slotted among other buildings but in fact there is a lot more to it than first meets the eye

Thank Jan W
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Clare M, Member of the Clergy Team at St Nicholas Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jan, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Cathedral! Do come again soon!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Open from 8am this is a spendid cathedral to wonder, meditate and pray. Lots of local history about the north of England and quite a few famous burials. Traditional and very large. Has its own cafe.

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Clare M, Member of the Clergy Team at St Nicholas Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Speigal, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Cathedral! Do come again soon! God bless you on your travels.

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Reviewed 9 May 2018

St Nicholas Cathedral is one of Newcastle’s lesser known treasures. It is an oasis of peace in the heart of the city and deserves to be much better known and visited. Enjoy this historic building as a place of worship. The music and choirs are...More

Thank JMartin1944
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Clare M, Member of the Clergy Team at St Nicholas Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear JMartin, Thank you so much for your very positive review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Cathedral, and are delighted that you had the opportunity to visit during worship, when our choir was singing. We may be a small Cathedral...More

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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Steeped in history lovely old building worth a visit and plenty of information boards when inside the cathedral to explain it's history which was very helpfulMore

Thank Robin R
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Clare M, Member of the Clergy Team at St Nicholas Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Robin, Thank you so much for your very kind review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit to the Cathedral and that you found it interesting. The Cathedral is embarking on a £5M Heritage Lottery funded re-development project soon - so its fascinating...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Historic place, nice and welcoming Vicar. May not be the largest or most historic church or Cathedral in the UK, but it is obviously alive and active for a downtown parish.

Thank Thomas G
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Clare M, Member of the Clergy Team at St Nicholas Cathedral, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Thomas, Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so glad you felt warmly welcomed on your visit to Newcastle Cathedral! Do come again soon!

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