Linking the Past & the Future

Trail Map

Walk in the
Footsteps of Pilgrims

Follow in the steps of pilgrims and celebrates the Christian heritage of the city of Derry˜ Londonderry with visual arts.

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Who Was St. Columba?

Who was St. Columba?

St Columba is the patron of Derry˜ Londonderry and one of three
patron saints of medieval Ireland.

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How to
get there

Find out how to get on the trail...

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  • St. Brecan's

    St Brecan’s is the only surviving medieval church in Derry˜ Londonderry, it's 16th century ruins are complemented by surrounding modern artworks...

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    St. Columba Statue
  • First Derry Presbyterian Church

    There has been a Presbyterian church here since 1690 when Presbyterians received a grant from Queen Mary in recognition of their part in defending the city during the siege.

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    First Derry Presbyterian Church
  • Carlisle Road Methodist Church

    Methodism came to Derry˜ Londonderry in the late 18th century, and the founder of Methodism, John Wesley visited the city on four occasions...

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    Carlisle Road Methodist Church

The St. Columba Heritage Trail Links the past with the present and provides an opportunity to reflect and heal the division and hurt in our community. Embark on an educational and historic journey through a new chapter in our city’s history.’

Board of Directors, The Churches Trust

About The Churches Trust

The Churches Trust is an interdenominational organisation representing Churches standing together to improve the situation of those in need.

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