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Always beautiful.

Wonderful Grade 1 listed church. A church has stood on this spot for over 1000 years. Lincoln... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Valerie T
Louth, United Kingdom
Local History

When I first saw this church, I thought it was a cathedral as it has the feel and grandeur of a... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2018
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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“highest spire”(4 reviews)
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6 Upgate, Louth LN11 9ET, England
+44 1507 610247
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 23 July 2014

We recently visited the market town of Louth, right in the heart of the Lincolnshire Wolds. There was a vibrant market in the centre (Wednesday) and lots of lovely "small" shops, far removed from the normal M&S, Bhs, Primark etc. We especially enjoyed our visit...More

5  Thank PostiePat
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Lovley building. Go on a sunny day and see the full hd style cracks and age within the building. Stood the test of time. Nice

1  Thank GoldTA
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Stunning from outside , full of interest inside! Peragrine falcons nesting up on the steple if you visit at the right time of year. Great views across Louth in all directions when you climb the steps up the tower. Cafe under the tower for coffee...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well worth waiting for a guided tour, as the church had an interesting history, including medieval graffiti carved into the pillars. A rather fascinating display of large intricate knitted woollen scale models of various parish churches. Some historic furniture including several very special chests.

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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Unfortunately I visited this church due to a death in the family. But even though I was very emotional I was aware how beautiful the stained glass windows were and there is a community spirit there which is tangible. The Spire is the tallest in...More

1  Thank Pauline M
Reviewed 13 September 2018

Wonderful Grade 1 listed church. A church has stood on this spot for over 1000 years. Lincoln Cathedral has the Lincoln Imp but Louth St James has 4 Louth Imps. See if you can find them. Take a guided tour and find out all about...More

Thank Valerie T
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

This church has an amazing steeple which you can see for miles. What a beautiful ceiling and an abundance of angels which I have never seen before in such numbers. The stain glass windows are lovely. The church has a lot of information on the...More

Thank Lesleyannbarlow4845
Reviewed 13 August 2018

When I first saw this church, I thought it was a cathedral as it has the feel and grandeur of a cathedral. It's spire can be seen across the whole of Louth and is very beautiful. The church has lots of local history including information...More

Thank sona100
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Interesting display and information also on the spire. Knitted churches showing the connection with the wool trade were a nice addition and obviously a lot of hard work. Beautiful church.

Thank Plattypuss52
Reviewed 2 August 2018

We visited the church during a walkabout in Louth and were delighted to be given a brief rundown of it's history by one of the church volunteers. The interior is beautiful and very unusual with a Scandinavian (hard wood) pine roof. Apart from the beautiful...More

Thank Starchild51
Reviewed 16 July 2018

Tallest steeple in Europe lives up to the name. Made a quick stop to check it out one night while a concert was going on, carried the music well. You can take the long walk up to the top but I believe that is not...More

Thank CEJManitoba
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

An extremely fine church with beautiful wooden rafters and plaster angels hovering . Great gargoyles too and hidden behind the beautifully carved font is a great cafe with superb coffee and cakes. We climbed the 198 steps up to the top of the tower and...More

1  Thank LoubyLouBristol
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4 May 2018|
Response from Frostycat | Reviewed this property |
Hi. There are 3 figures in the town, part of Louth Art Trail. They were created by sculptor Lawrence Edwards and writer Les Bicknell - here’s what Les said about the one outside the church: “It’s an everyman, it represents... More
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Response from beinna | Reviewed this property |
In my experience it is open daily but does close for special events; so best to check the website.