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Peaceful holy shrine

Having visited this historic Church & fallen in love with it you should do so! Rescued from closure... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
frankrZ6848OU
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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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Beautiful church.

Lovely church, lots of history. I might be a bit biased as I live so near but it is worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2016
MaryCfromWallasey
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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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24 Aug 2016
“Peaceful holy shrine ”
7 Aug 2016
“It's a church,not a restaurant”
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Welcome to the Dome of Home, architecturally ambitious, little altered 1935 Catholic church, monumental in scale, baroque in its spatial conception, its hem-spherical dome seen from afar. This well-loved landmark, established as a Shrine Church in...more
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7 Atherton Street | New Brighton, Wallasey CH45 9LT, England
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+44 151 638 6822
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 4 May 2015

Situated high above New Brighton, you'll spot this historic landmark thanks to its majestic dome. During the Second World War the church was nicknamed The Dome of Home by seamen as a sign of hope that they were nearly home. Today, it's a shrine church...More

7  Thank PJL F
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

The only thing you can eat here is "the communion bread thing"...it's not a restaurant.It's a church

1  Thank DavyPick
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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Having visited this historic Church & fallen in love with it you should do so! Rescued from closure and now being restored it is an iconic building with a unique history. Guided Tours are available & if you miss the Mass said in Latin you...More

1  Thank frankrZ6848OU
Reviewed 7 August 2016

The only thing you can eat here is "the communion bread thing"...it's not a restaurant.It's a church

1  Thank DavyPick
Reviewed 3 August 2016

Lovely church, lots of history. I might be a bit biased as I live so near but it is worth a visit. Right on top of the hill looking down on New Brighton.

1  Thank MaryCfromWallasey
Reviewed 23 July 2016

never knew the history of why this was called the dome of hope quick visit but just dropped into to see what it was about

1  Thank Jacqui K
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

The headline doesn't adequately describe what this church means to me. Bill and I were married here in 1976 - yikes - and continue to be joined at the hip...well, most of the time! We ended up living very happily in St George's Park for...More

2  Thank Reet594
Reviewed 26 April 2016

this is St peter and pauls church in new brighton,on the wirral,it was closed down but was refurbished and is open again.it is now some sort of community centre as well as a church.nice to visit,just to see the beautiful stained glass windows and the...More

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domeofhome, Priest at Dome of Home, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Thank you for the nice report! God bless you, Canon Montjean.

Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

I was baptised in this church. When it was just merely ss. Peter & Pauls. Nothing special. You will not miss anything if you do not go there and pay your respects.More

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domeofhome, Priest at Dome of Home, responded to this reviewResponded 28 April 2016

Dear George, I am glad to know you have visited this beautiful church where you have been baptised. If you would like a tour off the building (there is a lot to say about it), please contact us, we would be happy to help you....More

Reviewed 13 November 2015

My friends funeral was held at this church so I decided to take a few moments to myself and pay it a visit. It was a lovely chilly winter day with blue skies. The church was open so I was able to go in and...More

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Reviewed 11 June 2015

This is the huge parish Church of Saints Peter and Paul and Philomena that dominates the New Brighton skyline with its spectacular views over the River Mersey and Liverpool. It is open all day (from early in the morning till the evening) so you can...More

1  Thank Jake-from-Liverpool
Reviewed 20 May 2015

I came across this unique place purely by chance when I found myself in the area, and decided to take a closer look. I was amazed at what I discovered. This is truly a precious jewel, situated within easy reach of all amenities in the...More

1  Thank JOHN M
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