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Visited about 20 years ago, a beautiful location and very historic place. Well worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Freedom M
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London, England, United Kingdom
Festival of Song each year

Two voice teachers come here once a year to lead a Festival of Song. It's a special place, steeped... read more

Reviewed 15 September 2018
GiloUK
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Dorset, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Visited about 20 years ago, a beautiful location and very historic place. Well worth a visit, interesting to learn about St Cedd too.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Freedom M
Reviewed 15 September 2018

Two voice teachers come here once a year to lead a Festival of Song. It's a special place, steeped in Celtic/Saxon history, and resonant with ancient atmosphere. During the day, pilgrims and walkers make their way a mile or so up the pilgrims' path -...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018

tucked away on the wild edge of the essex coast. St peter's chapel makes a great little historic stop along the coastal walk or on the way to the beach. Beach was pretty deserted - hence its unoffical naturist status (turn left, and beyond the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

A lovely walk from Bradwell Marina to the chapel, then a circular walk back to the Marina taking in the Cricketers on the way

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

I have been to St Peter's Chapel on many occasions its such a lovely place . We have always found space in the car park then its usually a windy walk to the chapel as its very exposed .once your there this little chapel is...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

If in the area of the Dengie this is a place to visit if looking for nice places to walk around, look at and chill for a bit. Located on the coast of Bradwell on Sea St Peter's Chapel is a Gem of History.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank SevensUP
Reviewed 20 May 2018

Such an important and old church and yet we nearly missed it. Well worth the half mile walk from the car park and on the way you can do some bird watching as it's set on the sea. Amazingly this church is still in use.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Julie P
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

It never ceases to amaze me about the treasures England possesses with its rich Anglo Saxon history. St Peter's on the Wall is yet another example. Founded by St Cedd - who was educated at Lindisfarne - his chapel was built on the walls of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank J-L-B
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Atmospheric building and coastline with good walks A remote and spiritual 7th c building which must be unique

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank davidox2018
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This chapel, built on the ruins of an old Roman fort in the 600s, is a place for contemplation. Though only a mile away from civilisation this spot on the Essex coast takes you back to a bygone age. If you go there don't hesitate...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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It was founded in 654 by St Cedd (one or four brothers who were Catholic priests in Lindisfarne). It was close to the ruins of the abandoned Roman fort. It's believed the current structure was most likely built around... More
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