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"England's Thousand Best Churches" gives this church five stars so we were determined to visit it... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Michael C
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Derby, United Kingdom
Do visit if you have the chance

A guide gave us an excellent, clear pamphlet of the many attractions/points of interest to be found... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Clare G
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London, United Kingdom
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All reviews steeped in history miraculous beam well worth a visit organ recital stained glass windows interesting features bell tower magnificent building warm welcome no charge volunteer guides lots of history take photos free entry walk around gift shop high street
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Reviewed 5 days ago

"England's Thousand Best Churches" gives this church five stars so we were determined to visit it in order to decide whether we agreed. The building s basically Norman with an enormous 14c carved, stone reredos. The choir stalls have some gorgeous misericords, and there are...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 5 days ago

A guide gave us an excellent, clear pamphlet of the many attractions/points of interest to be found in this church. Actually, we sat down for 10 minutes first just to soak up the atmosphere. What a wonderful church with an amazing organ. The ladies in...More

Thank Clare G
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Priory church is a very large and impressive building situated just off the centre of Christchurch town. When I visited we were shown around by an official guide. It is very close to the river and has a nice walk area around it. Well...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on a very wet weekend. Beautiful building with loads of history. Really helpful guide that had a wealth of knowledge. So many different periods to see. Really recommend even if it’s not really your type of thing.

Thank memphis40
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loverly building. Walked in when a large four were practising - loverly. I may be biased as 1 was married here in the 90s

Thank Si S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is amazing steeped in history and with lots people to help and was pram friendly for my young son

Thank SimonH1882
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A wonderful place to visit, The choir pews tell a wonderful story, when visiting try and include a trip up the tower which is chargeable but well worth it, with fabulous views

Thank Richard N Eliza... A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A quaint church that is worth a visit. Piles of history is loaded into this little church and it’s grounds, worth a visit even if you have no faith.

Thank waldorf53
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the oldest and most historical buildings you will ever visit could have spent hours investigating

Thank john f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beautiful church well worth a visit. Splendid architecture and beautiful stained windows. Can be reached via a beautiful green walkway.

Thank Anja B
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EoghanB17
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I have info for you but as TA are difficult about sites, I can't list it directly but I think you'll get the idea. To answer your question - yes, actually they have a few and some other interesting musical services, check... More
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Wendy C
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