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St. Edward's Church

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Sheep Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AB, England
+44 1451 830607
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Photogenic little church

as others have said, if your a tolkien fan or not, this church is very scenic and beautiful... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Raymond W
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Wonderful church

We were visiting Stow-on-the-Wold so stopped by and visited this church. After visiting so many of... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
JKLS72
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Waldorf, Maryland
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Sheep Street, Stow-on-the-Wold GL54 1AB, England
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

as others have said, if your a tolkien fan or not, this church is very scenic and beautiful, definitely worth a visit if in the area, and the door is an amazing photo shot.

Thank Raymond W
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

We were visiting Stow-on-the-Wold so stopped by and visited this church. After visiting so many of the large churches and abbeys around England it was a nice change of pace to visit a church that had less grandeur but was still quite lovely. The inside...More

Thank JKLS72
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful church set in a very interesting graveyard, with 'wool bale' tombs, representing the livelihood of the deceased. The church door, whether or not you care about the Tolkien connection, is lovely and very photogenic.

Thank Helene P
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We ducked into the church to get out of the rain and discovered a little gem. There was plenty of printed information for a self guided tour, especially architectural highlights. My husband loved the "Lord of the Rings" doors.

Thank dinabsteiner
Reviewed 23 July 2017

St. Edward's is a one-of-a-kind church deep in the superb Cotswolds...yew trees grown into a side doorway, beautiful stained glass windows, pretty frescoes and sculpture. Perfect little church in a perfect little village!

Thank Larry M
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Construction by nature and man come together to make an interesting scene. The Yew trees nicely frame a side door to the chapel. Worth a look.

Thank 792burtg
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We are not Lord of the Rings movie afficionados. But we heard about this church entrance and how many Rings afficionados think Tolkein was inspired by this doorway. In any case, we found that site awe-inspiring. Inside the church, there is a grave of a...More

Thank carolgerry1
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is such a gorgeous church, a must visit if you are in Stow or near by. I have a lot of memories here.

Thank Lucy M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

As a place of worship for 1,000 years it had certainly aged well. A beautiful and welcoming church in the heart of town...

Thank jas0nc75
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Pretty small church. Lively place with events and local gatherings. You can feel the difference in comparison to churches in Poland. You do feel welcome.

Thank Panhirsch
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Janae H
10 November 2015|
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The church is within a gated compound. However, the gate was not closed when we visited early in the morning before the church doors were open.
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