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Cathedral Church of Saint Mary and Saint Boniface

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Not really a tourist attraction as such

I am not a christian myself but do like cathedrals and made this my first stop on a day in... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2016
sheepygold
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london
Well supported.

Busier recently than a decade ago. Steady stream of migrant workers particularly Poles including... read more

Reviewed 19 September 2014
Izzy B
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11 Mar 2016
“Not really a tourist attraction as such”
19 Sep 2014
“Well supported.”
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Reviewed 12 March 2016

I am not a christian myself but do like cathedrals and made this my first stop on a day in Plymouth. The surrounding area is not very inviting and I did get some slightly unfriendly looks from a couple of worshippers so after a quick...More

Date of experience: March 2016
2  Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 19 September 2014

Busier recently than a decade ago. Steady stream of migrant workers particularly Poles including families. Lot of locals too. Very pleasant feel to the services.

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank Izzy B
Reviewed 27 June 2014

Surprised and a bit confused by the previous review. When the RC chose to reorder its churches for liturgical purposes it drew the congregation more closely to the action. It has no disadvantage for concerts either. Anyone who has sat in a box or a...More

Date of experience: June 2014
3  Thank Josie W
Reviewed 22 June 2014

The interior is striking with some beautiful features. Somber stations of the cross contrast with the vibrant stained glass in some of the windows. There are some striking mosaic panels and the seating in the chancel for choir and clergy is starkly attractive.I imagine that...More

Date of experience: June 2014
5  Thank Lilyanda
Reviewed 4 November 2013

One of the less uplifting spiritual filling stations in the city. Attracts a moderate crowd though. Many Eastern Europeans who often outpace the locals with a sense of determination and commitment as well as gregariousness.

Date of experience: November 2013
5  Thank Terry C
Reviewed 14 August 2012

Bit downbeat compared with our expectations. Some internal modernisation or re-ordering. Medium turnout on the Sunday morning we visited.

Date of experience: July 2012
5  Thank Crow M
Reviewed 2 July 2011

Built in the late 1850s as the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Plymouth and the seat of he only Bishop of Plymouth. This is a simple limestone structure with a narrow spire and occupies the higher ground in northern Stonehouse amidst some...More

Date of experience: August 2010
8  Thank Jannerbloke
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