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St Oswald's Parish Church

School Lane, Ashbourne DE6 1AN, England
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Beautiful and impressive Parish church

The scale of this church is unexpected in a small market town, but it is beautiful and very well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
John S
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Bedford, United Kingdom
Magnificent parish church

From J Boy of Derby A beautiful large parish church near the Ashbourne tunnel. It is more like a... read more

Reviewed 10 November 2017
John B
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School Lane, Ashbourne DE6 1AN, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The scale of this church is unexpected in a small market town, but it is beautiful and very well maintained - not as a show piece but a place of worship. Worth adding to your itinerary.

Thank John S
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby A beautiful large parish church near the Ashbourne tunnel. It is more like a cathedral due its size with background music adding to the ambience of the place. Magnificent stained glass windows, one describing a sad story of a church...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 5 October 2017

We have been to Ashbourne many times but never visited St Oswalds. This is a very old and very beautiful church and well worth a visit. We will certainly go back as they were preparing for an important visitor and so our time was limited....More

Thank Pippalil05
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Not really "into" churches but St.Oswalds is a gem of a church, almost a cathedral in it's size and architecture. Approached from the Leisure Centre Car Park along a hidden path and past a row of almshouses, quite popular in Ashbourne, with magnificent gardens thrice...More

Thank SilverNomad04
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We entered the churchyard past the alms houses and were struck immediately by the history and tranquillity of this wonderful English setting. The slightly quirky interior architecture with the pillars down the centre is quite charming but the Penelope Boothby sculpture is as heart breaking...More

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

A true beauty. This church is beautiful inside & out. We strolled through the graves first & enjoyed the sea of daffodils that surrounded us. The church holds such beauty & the stained glass windows are magnificent.

Thank Curlypops1980
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Visited to ring here last tear and was made so very welcome on the Wednesday evening I attended practice last year.

Thank the-crofties-32
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is a large parish church for Ashbourne with a lot of history for those interested. It is warm inside

Thank Al-Shumba
Reviewed 18 December 2016

This is a great piece of architecture, definitely a must see. Nice location in a historic market place, easy to find. The surrounding graveyard is kept as a wild meadow and quite a view during the spring.

Thank JustynaAnnaGmiterek
Reviewed 2 December 2016

We got married in St. Oswald's church some 45 years ago so are quite attached to it. The church is fairly large and has a host of interesting features including some very good memorials and superb stained glass. The Boothby tombs stand out and the...More

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