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St Bega's Church

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Mirehouse Grounds, Bassenthwaite Lake, Keswick, England
+44 17687 76198
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Music Video

We produced a small music video around this little church, and found it very interesting. We met... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Carlisle, United Kingdom
A very interesting little church

We visited this church whilst walking near Bassenthwaite. We found it very interesting and it had a... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Nick O
Bradford, United Kingdom
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“dodd wood” (5 reviews)
“car park” (8 reviews)
Mirehouse Grounds, Bassenthwaite Lake, Keswick, England
+44 17687 76198
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We produced a small music video around this little church, and found it very interesting. We met the local vicar who spoke to us about the history of the church. Parking can be a bit restricted, and the church is a little way from the...More

Thank crusey12017
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We visited this church whilst walking near Bassenthwaite. We found it very interesting and it had a very calm & peaceful atmosphere.

Thank Nick O
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We were looking around Mirehouse and gardens but while on our walk around the grounds we followed a route that took us over a field of sheep, and accompanying poo(!), towards this quaint old church. There were some starlings nesting in the entrance and inside,...More

Thank travellinglights
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A strange title you say, well this little church is a bit like a desert oasis as it sits surrounded by fields, which are populated by sheep. The sea you ask, well it's next to Lake Bassenthwaite, which is the only lake in the Lak...More

Thank Danny C
Reviewed 5 June 2017

From the Osprey viewing Dodd Wood car park. an easy walk by the side of Mirehouse gardens or after visiting the house and gardens.The Church is usually open.

Thank Mrs Ann Valerie A
Reviewed 27 May 2017

A beautiful little church in a superb location will make you feel at peace with yourself and the world. It has beautiful stained glass, an interesting pulpit and just look at the main door catch, a work of art. Outside take in views of Bassenthwaite...More

Thank Dick G
Reviewed 15 April 2017

One of the most beautiful serene places in Cumbria - been coming here since I was a small child - holds so many beautiful memories!!! A little off the beaten track an not that wheelchair friendly however do check this church out if your nearby

1  Thank Tony163Mills
Reviewed 6 April 2017

I had heard of Bega, the daughter of a seventh century Irish chieftain, who fled Ireland to escape an arranged marriage, but had never visited the church named after her which sits on the shores on Bassenthwaite Lake. I visited there one pleasant Sunday afternoon...More

1  Thank KeithWalton
Reviewed 24 January 2017

I have already reviewed the grounds of Mirehouse. `it would be a crying shame to visit them and not the lovely little `Norman church. How many Norman churches are there is the `lake District? More then you'd think, and this is one of the best.

3  Thank richardhamilton4
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Highly recommend a walk to this fabulous little church - regardless of your faith (or lack of it) this spot will replenish your soul.

1  Thank janetsC4757SK
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