Down Cathedral, history, highlights, and so much more..

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Down Cathedral, history, highlights, and so much more..

Downpatrick, The Historical Burial Place of Saint Patrick.

Why not visit the Cathedral this summer?

The Cathedral was originally built in 1183 as a Benedictine Monastery in memory of St Patrick. It is now a Cathedral of the Church of Ireland.

Down CathedralHighlights for your visit include:-

  • St Patrick’s Burial Site
  • A replica 8th century St Patricks High Cross (original fragments on display)
  • Rare 18th century organ Georgian Gothic oak case
  • Unusual wooden box pew layout
  • Beautiful stained glass windows
  • Original capitols 14th 15th century

The Cathedral is Open All Year Round during the following times:-

Mon – Sat 9.30 – 4.30  pm

Sun – 1 pm – 4.30 pm

Sunday service 11.30 am

Free Admission to Cathedral  (Donations Welcome)

Coach and car parking on site



For Further Information call: 028 4461 4922 or  or


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