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Well worth a visit.

This church is well worth a visit if only to see the marvellous roof. Looked round for at least an... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Swaffham, United Kingdom
St Peter and St Paul church Swaffham

A spectacularly beautiful example of a 15th century church. We didn't intend to see the church... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
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Mangate Street, Swaffham PE37 7AB, England
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

This church is well worth a visit if only to see the marvellous roof. Looked round for at least an hour.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank daisydo698
Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

A spectacularly beautiful example of a 15th century church. We didn't intend to see the church during our short visit to Swaffham, but our elderly dog pulled us towards it. The exterior is typical of the churches in Norfolk. As soon as I walked in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Raven JJ G
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We live in East Dereham, which is only 10 miles from Swaffham, but sometimes the nicest places are right on your door step. We planned to visit a flower festival in Swaffham which was being displayed in the local church – never been before but...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

Nice Old Church, Large, Well Kept,Worth A Look, No Charge But Leave A Donation,Coffee/Tea & Cake Available Saturday Mornings.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank john s
Reviewed 15 March 2018

Beautiful old church with Hammerhead beam ceiling containing 192 carved angels. These can be seen clearly in a mirrored trolley. There are some wonderful carvings at the pew ends. The Pedlar of Swaffham and his dog being amongst them.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kathryn Anne G
Reviewed 10 August 2017

This church is very old and was built when Swaffham was a very important wool town. One gets the impression it could seat the whole population of the town today. The nave has a very spectacular hammer beam roof. There is a large portable mirror...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 5 June 2017

Having looked up some information on this church it did not disappoint.We were welcomed by a gentleman who had full knowledge of the church and its history. He was keen to point out the automatic glass doors inside the church which are an excellent idea....More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank John S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This church is a "must see" when in Swaffham. Whether you are religious or not, the interior of this church is stunning, especialy the hammer beam roof, one of the largest in the county. Using the wheeled mirror in the nave you can easily admire...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank mgsnorwich
Reviewed 11 May 2017

lovely we often go there to pray and join in at the various festivals it has a lovely display at christmas

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 107ronaldr
Reviewed 11 December 2016

Absolutely beautiful church with its hammer beam roof and stained glass windows. There are many items of interest in this church. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: December 2016
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