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Blackburn Cathedral

Cathedral Close, Blackburn BB1 5AA, England
+44 1254 503090
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Very surprised, what a wonderful cathedral, full of interesting things

We went to a Christmas do in the Cathedral and were amazed, at this stunning location. The lighting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Old outside modern inside

We went into Blackburn Cathedral for a look much renovation is going on the sandstone facade but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lee S
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Blackburn Cathedral is one of England's newest cathedrals, yet it is one of the country's oldest places of Christian worship. For many centuries, this has been the Parish Church of Blackburn dedicated to St. Mary the Virgin. It continues as a place of prayer and worship and is now at the centre of the Diocese which takes in almost the whole of Lancashire.
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  • Average8%
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Cathedral Close, Blackburn BB1 5AA, England
+44 1254 503090
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to a Christmas do in the Cathedral and were amazed, at this stunning location. The lighting was ethereal the layout of the tables fantastic, then going down into the crypt, for drinks and dancing, just amazing.

Thank james1849
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went into Blackburn Cathedral for a look much renovation is going on the sandstone facade but the inside is very modern looking, yes they have the organs and stain glass windows but the alter is modern as above the alter. There is a coffee...More

Thank Lee S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been to the cathedral many times, with friends, with Blackburn People's Choir, and taking classes of KS2 children. There is a lot to see, it is a lovely space to be in and the acoustics are beautiful. If you ever have the opportunity to...More

Thank archduchess
Reviewed 15 July 2017

first ever visit to Blackburn cathedral and I really enjoyed. Very modern as opposed to other cathedrals but it as a sleek welcoming feel. I really loved the ceiling and the statues. Nice place to spend a little solitude time.

Thank IAN O
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The Cathedral is a little oasis of peace in a bustling city centre. The old Parish Church was extended by the modern East End, with a stunning Lantern, casting wonderful coloured light on the central Altar. Beautifully maintained, it is clean and bright, and the...More

Thank davidholroyd
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We went in for a quick look around and were impressed by the work done, an old building but everything inside brand new and a modern edge to it all, even the organ is new, pipes and all, it was being played and what a...More

Thank 80marines
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

As old Blackburnians, long absent from the town, we visited the cathedral, little expecting to see such a transformed building. I was enthralled by what had been done, so imaginatively and well. There was no charge to visit, though contributions were most welcomed. The grounds...More

1  Thank nigelh777
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Blackburn Cathedral,is stunning inside + outside.Plenty to look inside,and loads of other things to do.Also it has a great little café if u would like to try.

Thank simonardern
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A friend and I went along to evensong on 30th April. We had never been before so we didn't really know what to expect. On street parking was easy enough to find and it's free on Sundays. The cathedral is the newest cathedral in the...More

1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Car Park or Street Parking. Easy wheelchair access. The Ground floor 'Crypt' serves Snacks & Hot/Cold Drinks. Lots to see In + Outside of the Cathedral.

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Response from Christina I | Reviewed this property |
lovely basement cafe, not sure what vouchers you mean