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

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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... read more

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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
Belfast, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
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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170 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
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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10 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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328 reviews
186 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 655 helpful votes
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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103 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
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 

Thank Adam H
Sugar Land Texas USA
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27 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 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 

Thank PIC2Psychologist
Newtownards, United Kingdom
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 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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9 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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 

Thank Michael S
White Rock, Canada
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67 reviews
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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

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