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Christchurch Priory Church

Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
+44 1202 488645
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Welcoming and worthwhile visit

This is a wonderful church and well worth time spent in it it has a fascinating history and the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
colin a
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Hereford, United Kingdom
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Stunning building

In the centre of Christchurch this magnificent building has plenty to keep your interest with... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
sueHP4
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
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Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
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"miraculous beam"
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"well worth a visit"
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"steeped in history"
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"organ recital"
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"stained glass windows"
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"interesting features"
in 9 reviews
"warm welcome"
in 16 reviews
"bell tower"
in 8 reviews
"no charge"
in 14 reviews
"volunteer guides"
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"beautiful building"
in 20 reviews
"lots of history"
in 9 reviews
"free entry"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a wonderful church and well worth time spent in it it has a fascinating history and the volunteers obviously have a great love of the building We also enjoyed a great yea & cake in the cafe

Thank colin a
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

In the centre of Christchurch this magnificent building has plenty to keep your interest with stunning stained glass windows and incredible vaulted ceilings. There is a cafe and a gift shop.

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Christchurch Priory is a fabulous place to visit. It is rich in history as well as absolutely beautiful inside and out. There are usually guides on the front entrance and they will give you a leaflet. There are days when you can do a proper...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Mother in Law lives down the road from this church and as we haven't visited it for some time thought that it was worth a return! Beautiful Normandy church and delightful, helpful people to show you around. If you are in the area, do...More

Thank terryrothery
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you are in Christchurch this is a great place to visit. I am not really religious, but love visiting church's to look at the buildings and history. This is a real gem. Unusual layout inside. Well maintained. Look out for the magical hanging beam....More

Thank Howienotts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was shown around by someone there who told me a lot about its history and the miricle there. Its history during the war is not well known. There is a book and gift shop. A cafe is also there. There are choirs, reciltels,exhibitions and...More

Thank suemontague
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

Wonderful Norman church, well worth a visit. Wander around at your own pace. Friendly guides will answer questions about the history of the church. There is a small gift shop and cafe that servers tasty cakes.

Thank Jill L
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Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Parking in the priory car park £1.50 for 2 hours. Christchurch is picturesque and some lovely shops eateries and walks. The priory or church is well worth a visit. A tea shop and shop in the priory to look around and have a cup of...More

Thank Paula P
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Reviewed 12 January 2018

The Priory is a stunning Medieval Church, which also happens to be the longest Parish Chuch in England. Many visitors miss it and head straight to Christchurch Harbour, but is is well worth a visit. A walk around the gardens surrounding it, is particularly lovely....More

Thank Richard R
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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We were walking through the beautiful grounds and saw the door was open for visitors to have a look. We went in and it is magnificent. Such a beautiful building inside and out. Must visit and have a look even if you only have a...More

Thank reviewztrip
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