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St James Church

6 Upgate, Louth LN11 9ET, England
+44 1507 610247
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Tallest steeple in Europe lives up to the name. Made a quick stop to check it out one night while... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
CEJManitoba
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manitoba
Don't miss seeing this church!

An extremely fine church with beautiful wooden rafters and plaster angels hovering . Great... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
LoubyLouBristol
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Bristol
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6 Upgate, Louth LN11 9ET, England
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+44 1507 610247
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"peregrine falcon"
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"highest spire"
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"visited louth"
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"lovely stained glass windows"
in 3 reviews
"coffee shop"
in 4 reviews
"live feed"
in 3 reviews
"lots of history"
in 2 reviews
"light a candle"
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"allow plenty of time"
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"tallest spire in england"
in 2 reviews
"friendly volunteers"
in 3 reviews
"guided tour"
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"cake"
in 4 reviews
"lincolnshire countryside"
in 2 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 4 reviews
"cup of tea"
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"sunny day"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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

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Reviewed 6 days ago 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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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very friendly and nice people in there and nice and clean and things for young people to play with and sum beautiful picture in there and lots of information about the town and other areas which his very helpful

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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here with the kids primarily to watch the live feed of the peregrine falcon chicks that have recently hatched and were rewarded by one of the parents returning with a recent kill and feeding the chicks. But there’s also plenty to see in this...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

I spent a wonderful 90 minutes touring St James yesterday, along with Anne the tour guide. Firstly what a lovely lady Anne is and so knowledgeable on the Church history and architecture. The stained windows are so colourful as if the were installed yesterday. My...More

1  Thank Patto40
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Reviewed 30 May 2018 via mobile

A very beautiful church, definitely worth a visit and a climb up the spire (narrow spiral staircase) to see Louth from the top. I love visiting when I can! Staff are always very polite and helpful too.

1  Thank 97poppy
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Reviewed 23 May 2018

Such a lovely church right in the center of Louth. It's a great landmark to get your bearings as you walk through the town. We walked around the church and admired all of the lovely stained glass windows and the ceiling, and we're lucky enough...More

1  Thank MissPea1978
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Reviewed 2 May 2018

As you approach the town of Louth you can see the spire Of St James Church towering from at least three miles away. the church itself lies just behind the main town center and is impressive on the outside with its enormous steeple reaching up...More

1  Thank edwardbear80
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Visited Louth on Friday 20th April and after wandering out of centre of town we stumbled upon this rather large looking church. It is nice to see that it is open all year round (churches in the town I live don't do anything like that...More

2  Thank special4christopher
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Visit the church quite regularly but it is magical at Christmas time the light though the beautiful stained glass windows is breathtaking

1  Thank Pam M
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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.
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