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A lovely way to spend a couple of hours...

Beautiful location for the church frequented by Queen Victoria and her family when they were at... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
paulnpaula
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Lancashire
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Used by Queen Victoria

A wonderful church which Queen Victoria use to use, not many visitors visit as it’s not advertised... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
shorthaul2015
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This church is only open on certain mornings during the week so we were only able to look at the exterior. The building, which Prince Albert is alleged to have helped to design, is quirky with a central crossing tower. In the churchyard there are...More

Thank Michael C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Beautiful location for the church frequented by Queen Victoria and her family when they were at Osbourne House. It's a lovely church and staff are on hand to answer your questions about the Royal Family and the Mountbatten clan. Excellent great value cafe. Watch for...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful church which Queen Victoria use to use, not many visitors visit as it’s not advertised or known about. It’s not that far from Osborne house. Well worth visiting

Thank shorthaul2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited St Mildreds Church in Whippingham whilst on route from East Cowes to Arreton on a late Saturday afternoon. We were looking forward to looking inside this church with its royal connections to Queen Victoria who used it together with members of her family...More

Thank Stewart C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We attended the 11.15 eucharist- car park had disabled parking with a short distance to the church. This was accessed via a permanent ramp- wise to have help as there are 2 small steps- no more than 2 inches, but hinders pushing yourself. Once in...More

Thank Carole W
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Visited not simply because of the Royal connections but because of a fascination with churches.mmthe stewards were very helpful, extremely engaging, and a delight to talk with. Very knowledgable about their church and it's history. It was a great visit and very worthwhile. There are...More

1  Thank stuartonthemove
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Dedicated to St Mildred, Whippingham Parish Church is just down the road from Osborne House in East Cowes. It is well known as Queen Victoria's local parish church and the parish has created an interesting display of photos and memorabilia to help the visitor understand...More

1  Thank Philmex1
Reviewed 22 July 2018

The volunteers really made this visit. Their enthusiasm for their church was infectious. The information that volunteers shared was a million times better than any guide book. The graveyard is very tranquil and a great place for quiet contemplation. It did take a bit of...More

1  Thank Tracey K
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

Lovely church, well worth a visit. Free parking next door. The church is staffed by friendly and informative volunteers. It is the last resting place of Queen Victoria’s daughter, Princess Beatrice. There are lots of historical photos displayed.

Thank 2012natty
Reviewed 25 April 2018

From the outside the Church looks interesting and the graveyard too. There is a nice Tearoom/Cafe close by and we would like to do a full visit, however its only open Monday to Thursday and during the off season not open at all! As many...More

1  Thank Zuzana K
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Sheila C
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Response from biggavski | Reviewed this property |
hi , if my memory serves me right I would say yes as I believe it had a small ramp , but suggest to confirm with the church visitor centre ( there is a centre 20ft away ) St James Church: PO32 6RL| St Mildreds Church: PO32... More
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jtkt44
26 May 2017|
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Response from John F | Reviewed this property |
I would of thought so closes at 4pm
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