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St Laurence's Church

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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My namesake church!

Lovely church right in the centre of Ludlow, we approached it from a tiny unassuming alleyway which... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Wokingham, United Kingdom
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Lovely church with lovely staff

I recently visited St Laurence's to take photographs of the church for my dissertation. It is a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Laura C
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'The Cathedral of the Marches' 'Very fayre and large and richly adorned and taken for the fairest in all these quarters.' John Leyland One of only 18 churches given a FIVE STAR rating by Simon Jenkins in England's Thousand Best Churches.
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2 College Street, Ludlow SY8 1AN, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Lovely church right in the centre of Ludlow, we approached it from a tiny unassuming alleyway which made its sheer scale even more surprising! Beautifully maintained, although the temporary (I think) generator for the heating system seemed a little at odds with the surroundings, even...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I recently visited St Laurence's to take photographs of the church for my dissertation. It is a truly beautiful and fascinating church. I would like to thank the staff for being extremely welcoming and insightful. I will definitely be visiting again!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Laura C
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were really surprised when we went into this church, it was magnificent. Be prepared to be blown away. It was as ornate as a cathederal but simple at the same time. Would have loved to have attended a service but only on holiday sadly.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This wonderful church is a must for anyone interested in history! SO much to see and appreciate and helpful guides more than willing to answer any questions.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very historic church with stunning stained glass windows and very interesting information about various past times. Peaceful and quiet inside too.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 11 February 2019

Visited Sunday 10th Feb. The bell's were chiming which added to atmosphere. Very busy inside with local people enjoying coffee and other activities. All church pews had been removed so space looked huge. We were informed that the church having a few changes and renovation...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 February 2019

A surprisingly large church that reflects on the significance of Ludlow in past centuries, with choir stalls that could easily be imagined in a cathedral. Very friendly greeting on our entrance and a quick chat to orient ourselves set us up for an enjoyable visit....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 24 January 2019 via mobile

A friend had recommended we pop inside this spectacular church whilst visiting Ludlow because it was such a wonderful building to see. They are having work done to the floor so you are a little restricted when trying to see some areas, however there are...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

So much to see in this stunning medieval church. They were removing the pews when we visited to open up the space for concerts. We will return to see the finished effect. Helpful and friendly guides. Plenty of variety in nearby shops.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 January 2019

I had been here on a very brief visit some time ago, so was pleased when asked to play in a concert here just before Christmas. It is a lovely building with many fine features. Even more, it has good acoustics for classical music.

Date of experience: December 2018
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