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Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul

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Lovely welcome

We had a lovely welcome when we tried out the local church for the first time, heard a heartfelt... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2018
Rachel M
Clare, United Kingdom
there is something about a local church

there is something about any local church they're great. they cover so much history they are always... read more

Reviewed 27 June 2017
Tom P
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Reviewed 12 August 2018

We had a lovely welcome when we tried out the local church for the first time, heard a heartfelt sermon and to top it all when they found out we were music readers they invited us to participate in their one-off Evensong that evening. It...More

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 27 June 2017

there is something about any local church they're great. they cover so much history they are always so peaceful and this church is no different well worth a visit to see the fabric of a town

Thank Tom P
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Obviously well cared for, large church. "Honesty box" traidcraft and other cards and souvenirs available. Very interesting to look round, with a simple guide sheet available near the entrance

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Reviewed 18 April 2017

A small village with a parish church of "cathedral like " proportions. Like so many other East Anglian churches they were built with the profits of the medieval wool trade. In those days it was accepted by the wealthy merchants hat the bigger and higher...More

Thank Derek V
Reviewed 18 April 2017

A real gem of a church. Very light and airy with beautiful stained glass windows, traditional pews and a peaceful atmosphere. The volunteers I met there were helpful and friendly and the Easter Sunday service I attended was welcoming and joyful. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

A real gem so beautiful and everyone we've visited we been made to feel so welcome an learnt about local history

Thank JulieDon67
Reviewed 5 December 2016

Right in the middle of the village lovely stained glass we were lucky and visited as the Christmas market and fair were opening but well worth a visit at any tme

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is a very impressive parish church set in the centre of the old part of Clare. The church is well cared for and in very good order. There are lots of very interesting historic things to look at and enjoy in the church. It...More

Thank copletuna
Reviewed 12 August 2016

We took friends on a tour of Suffolk villages and started with Clare. They all have imposing "wool churches" built by rich wool merchants around the 15th - 16th centuries. This one in Clare is no exception. It is very attractive and very large for...More

Thank Diane H
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This church is very large when you consider teh size of the village. It was obviously once a very ornate building internally, but due to the Puritan's destruction not a lot of the wood or glass is left as it was. This actually leaves a...More

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