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Saint Thomas the Apostle, Harty

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Address: Harty Ferry Road, Harty ME12 4EJ, England
Phone Number: +44 1795 880205
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A hidden gen

This church is a hidden gem which is off the beaton path but worth the effort. It's a very quiet place with some lovely views of the coast and countryside and the inside of the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 October 2016
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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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Hornchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

This church is a hidden gem which is off the beaton path but worth the effort. It's a very quiet place with some lovely views of the coast and countryside and the inside of the church is well worth a visit. Loved the stained glass owl.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Once you find the turn-off on Sheppey's road system (look for a small sign which can be difficult to see -There is a biking trail which also goes all round Sheppy) and you turn towards peace & tranquillity of the Nature Reserve - leading to this quaint little church, Nature Reserve and the Ferry Inn. It is a lovely drive... More 

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Thank Pamela B
Rochester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 June 2016

This is a nice stone built church on the way to Harty Ferry Inn. Worth taking time out for a look. Nice area very peaceful.

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Thank David B
Rochester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2016

couldnt go in as there was a service being held, but lovely small church though, very quiet, very small headstone for the graves, very sweet.

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Thank helenbarlow67
Sheerness, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

The church is a slice of history and is well worth a visit. The Harty Ferry Inn is even more remote and seems to open as and when it likes. The food there in neither good or cheap

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Thank David S
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2015

This could just be the perfect destination for a day out. Once through the hustle & bustle of Sheppey's poor road system you turn towards peace & tranquility. Keep your eyes peeled for the turnoff though as it can be difficult to find. Once found, it's a lovely drive through fields swarming with birdlife to arrive at one of England's... More 

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KENT
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Beautiful ancient church in an unrivalled setting overlooking the River Swale across to Whitstable on the mainland. The ancient wooden chest is now restored to its rightful place after being stolen several years ago. Whilst fairly remote, it is certainly worth making the effort to visit.

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Thank christinekelly07
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

No electriity - this tiny church has a very special feel. Also available by donations was jams and chutneys.

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Thank Debra L
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2015 via mobile

Stumbled across this church a couple of years ago. No electricity, gas or water! So calming both inside and out. Loved it so much we got married there. Well worth a visit no matter how young or old you are.

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Gillingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

I have been visiting the area for the past 10+ years as I have a holoday home in Lyesdown. My partner had read about the church so we decided to visit. It is an interesting place and inside you can feel the history. The benches at the rear of the church have a great view over the Swale and the... More 

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