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Beautiful parish church in the centre of the town!

A beautiful church in the centre of the town. Often open with guides present to answer any... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
gazza6
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London, United Kingdom
Fine building with very friendly and helpful guide and a unique bellringers experience

This is a fine and well restored building in the heart of Dover. The tower is Norman and the... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2018
Jane A
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Mallow, Ireland
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The Sailors' Church, home of the Herald of Free Enterprise memorial window. The closest English Parish Church to mainland Europe. The church is open 1000-1300 Mon-Sat during the summer months. It's within walking distance or a short taxi ride of...more
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Cannon Street, Dover CT16 1BY, England
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Reviewed 2 June 2018

A beautiful church in the centre of the town. Often open with guides present to answer any questions. The chancel window is magnificent and the nativity scene mural near the bell tower is superb, The church is over 900 years old and has gone through...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

This is a fine and well restored building in the heart of Dover. The tower is Norman and the interior was restored in a sympathetic style in the C19th. I went on a Wednesdays and, in addition to enjoying the peaceful atmosphere, had the added...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Came here to see the memorial to the Herald of Free Enterprise ferry disaster and was met by one of the church staff who showed me where it was as well as gave me a brief history of the church and memorial. Well worth a...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017

The church was cool - especially the bell tower that we built during Norman times. The best part was the volunteer - he had lots of great history and let one of our group ring the church bell which made her day.

Thank Kristin H
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This Historic Anglican church is located in the town of Dover. It is an easy walk from town centre to the church. The architecture and amazing stone construction is very impressive.

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Reviewed 27 July 2017

We have attended numerous masses here with the school children during the academic year - strangely peaceful feeling when you enter this particular church.

Thank KarolaRS
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We stopped in to have a look around, and also spent some time in the church yard. It was all quite lovely. We were fortunate enough to find a local guide inside and they went through the architecture and history with us. Quite interesting.

Thank 13pickles
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Lovely church in centre of Dover. It's not big, but it's not small either. You can just sit inside and enjoy the peace and quiet and you can adore the pretty architecture too.

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Reviewed 20 November 2016

400 year old church where wetherspoons restaurant across the road gets it name from, the 8 bells. Lovely architecture and worth stopping to view and read the history. Sadly it was closed due to the rain

Thank thewillow
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We visited the church almost by mistake while walking from the station to the castle and it was a very pleasant surprise. It is small church with ancient arcades and a bulky tower and though it has a very long history there is nothing outstanding...More

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