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St. James' Church

Church Street, Chipping Campden, England
+44 1386 841927
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spend some time here

as you walk around you will come to St James - a church within a wall...the graveyard reveals the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Wayne M
Lower Hutt City, Wellington, New Zealand
Lovely church

A most peaceful church, very quirky in a beautiful setting. A must for visitors to Chipping... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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This stately church, built in the 1400s, is the town's famous Perpendicular wool church, which can be seen from miles around.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good39%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Church Street, Chipping Campden, England
+44 1386 841927
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Reviewed yesterday

as you walk around you will come to St James - a church within a wall...the graveyard reveals the history and inside - again you sense all that has gone on here before you...over centuries...

Thank Wayne M
Reviewed 4 days ago

A most peaceful church, very quirky in a beautiful setting. A must for visitors to Chipping Campden.

Thank CheeryB50
Reviewed 1 week ago

We love visiting churches, large and small. Since Chipping Campden was one of the more important villages in the Cotswolds, they have a little larger church with some impressive marble statue/tomb structures for their VIP's.

Thank ellenofthelake
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have a book entitled "England's Thousand Best Churches" by Simon Jenkins, from which we pick a suitable one to visit which, hopefully, is also in or near an interesting town or city. St.James in Chipping Campden is rated with 4 stars, but despite it's...More

Thank LaitCyprus
Reviewed 7 May 2017

You can almost feel the presence of the parishioners who have worshiped in St. James for hundreds of years.

Thank schoolmarm225
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Lots to see here. Excellent small church Gothic architecture, ancient embroidered vestments and altar hangings, tombstones in the floor, tombstones in the churchyard, even a ring necked pheasant strutting about.

Thank rambleyat
Reviewed 25 April 2017

What an impressive Church from the outside and inside and such a large one for a small town. It is quite stunning as you walk in, especially when you see the canopied tomb of Sir Thomas Smythe in the side chapel and memorials to other...More

Thank vivEngland
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

This is located near Broadway Tower and is worth a short visit when one has the time. Although already 500 years old, it is still pretty well preserved.

Thank JustLoveToFly
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

It was just me for 15 whole minutes - I loved the calmness. What is it about beautiful old English churches that creates an inner peace?

Thank Dreams-of-Aldeburgh
Reviewed 5 April 2017

Tip--the brasses in the chancel floor are what make the church really special. You may miss them if they are covered up with heavy red carpeting--the church wardens didn't object when we delicately raised the carpets to see the 15th Century brasses underneath. Just replace...More

Thank Peter S
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Anna M
What time is it open on Saturdays in May
2 May 2017|
Response from VillagePeople6 | Property representative |
10 till 4.30.
What time are visitors allowed to enter the church on Sunday's?
1 August 2015|
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Response from John R | Reviewed this property |
I went during the week, believe it closed at 5 pm.