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Catholic Church, Hills Road, Cambridge

A very large church that stands majestically along the Hills Road leading into the centre of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
paulsymonds
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Haverhill, United Kingdom
A beautiful church

A beautiful church, with very high ceiling, lovely windows and walls, if you like to visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ItaiGreif
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Built in 1890, this magnificent neo-Gothic structure features a 214-foot spire, stained-glass windows and murals, and a 16th-century wooden statue of the Virgin Mary.
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Catholic Rectory Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 1JR, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 3 September 2012

This is the Main Roman Catholic Church in Cambridge commanding a central position at the junction of Hills Road and Lensfield road. The building is substantial with many interesting carvings on the outside. The interior is very spiritual and relaxing with beautiful stained glass and...More

4  Thank geoff_grayton
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Reviewed 29 July 2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very large church that stands majestically along the Hills Road leading into the centre of Cambridge.

1  Thank paulsymonds
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful church, with very high ceiling, lovely windows and walls, if you like to visit churches, then you should definitely visit here.

Thank ItaiGreif
Reviewed 1 September 2018

This was a most wonderful experience. This church and its congregations well cared for. This was most evident at the point of entry where the notice boards were neatly kept ; up to date. At the back of the church there is a table with...More

3  Thank Frank2510
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Truly exceptional and breath taking architecture. Must see sight if you are in Cambridge! It looks smaller in the pictures that it really is.

Thank Viktorija K
Reviewed 8 June 2018

Although this church is off the beaten track it's worth a detour to see some fabulous stained glass windows and the beautifully carved 'Stations of the Cross'.

Thank Kath C
Reviewed 21 April 2018

This is almost like a Roman Catholic cathedral. The church is open for visitors, although it's obviously a place of prayer and worship. I love it as a building and also as a place of worship.

Thank 339,334
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Large, imposing and full of history. Rather dim lighting if photos wanted. The many side altars impress as well as the stained glass windows. Not far from the Grand Arcade so worth the walk.

Thank Marie M
Reviewed 3 September 2017

This relatively new Catholic church has many notable religious artworks. Most impressive were the stained glass on a sunny day. The church was packed for Sunday services.

Thank MikeN660
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Impressive church at the start of hills road on a busy junction. Its a shame it is so busy and on the corner of a main street. Good architecture worth seeing.

Thank noseygeorge
Reviewed 12 August 2017

We were informed that this is the largest parish in the diocese of East Anglia. Over 2,500 people worship here including the communities in Cambridge, Sawston, Camborne Ditton, and Bar Hill. Sacraments are performed here like Baptism, Confession, Marriage, Holy Orders, ,Anointing of the Sick...More

Thank ranjanapathak
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mash66
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Response from MikeN660 | Reviewed this property |
Open daily - no special tourist hours.
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MaggieCrewe
23 October 2017|
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Response from MikeN660 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was 8AM & 12:15PM on weekdays. But you could check their website. They also had other services.
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