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Review of St Marys Painswick

St Marys Painswick
Ranked #2 of 5 things to do in Painswick
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Prenton, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“This is a place to visit”
Reviewed 21 June 2014

The church is located in this picture book village, when you enter the grounds you will be met by numerous ewe trees all around the church yard and grave yard.
The interior of the church was interesting with many stain glass windows.
If you do also have the chance have a walk through the village it is really nice.

Visited June 2014
Thank Bert J
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
383 reviews
141 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 160 helpful votes
“A very interesting church and worth a visit”
Reviewed 26 May 2014

During a visit to Painswick for coffee we decided to visit the parish church with its incredible display of ewe trees in the surrounding church yard. A very well maintained church which dominates the village.

Visited May 2014
Thank robert W
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85 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“a heaven on tranquility”
Reviewed 21 May 2014

We were passing by the yew trees on a rainy day and decided to walk in and explore the garden and the church. It was so calm with just us in there. We wandered about seeing the numbered yew trees and went inside the church as it suddenly started to pour heavily. there was a lovely old lady and we chatted a bit. The church interior is also beautiful and as I understand it is a place where the locals gather for a social sunday. If you are in the area do visit.

Visited May 2014
Thank Guddi72
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Stourbridge, England, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Fascinating church and church yard.”
Reviewed 1 April 2014

Church is open for visitors to explore with simple explanatory notes which explain the different functions of the building and furnishings.The Church yard with its ancient yew trees is one of the most fascinating in the country with ancient grave stones and memorials. Painswick has its parish records on line so for ancestors hunters its a real treasure.

Visited March 2014
Thank BadgeronAcid
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Houston, Texas
Level 6 Contributor
115 reviews
93 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
“Well kept church and grounds”
Reviewed 22 March 2014

We enjoy visiting and viewing European churches and for a few days we saw this one on a regular basis. We spent a week staying in a lovely cottage behind the church grounds using Painswick as our home base to travel out into the Cotswold countryside and villages. There was no parking for our cottage so we generally parked in the church parking lot and walked through the church grounds each day getting to and from our cottage. Most of the time we were returning in the late evening and walked thru the yews surrounding the church in the dark. I love the fascinating story of the 99 yew trees but actually was unaware of it at the time. St. Marys is easy to find since it is right on the main road going thru the center of Painswick. Painswick itself is a lovely and quaint Cotswold village.

Visited October 2013
Thank CPaM68
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