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Worth a visit just for the view.

This was a really interesting church and the climb to the top of the tower gives amazing views of... read more

Reviewed 17 November 2018
deafgeoff26
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Beautiful

Beautiful church and history, wotth a trip up the to the tower, the view is amazing ehen you get... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Extraordinary797611
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This old Cinque Port church (Cinque Ports were the five harbour towns on the south coast which in Medieval times provided the king with ships and men in exchange for trading and other privileges) is a local landmark. Much of today's building dates...more
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Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

This was a really interesting church and the climb to the top of the tower gives amazing views of this medieval town. On the way up the tower you will see the working mechanism of the clock and the bells.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Walking through Sandwich and we spotted this lovely little church and so pleased we did! Climb the Bell Tower history at your fingertips! The church is such a special place - it’s well worth a visit!

Date of experience: November 2018
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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 15 November 2018

Hi Mark, Thanks so much for taking the time to leave a review, really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and the climb up the tower. Hope to see you at another CCT church soon! Rachel

Reviewed 2 November 2018

I always find redundant churches very sad although St.Peter's, like many others, is in the very capable hands of the Churches Conservation Trust. I was interested to find an ancient fire-engine in the church! This was my second visit to St.Peter's as I had been...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 5 November 2018

Hi Peter, thank you for taking the time to leave a review. Whilst St. Peter's could be seen as sparsely decorated, I would highly recommend climbing the tower if you do get the chance to visit again, as the view is really quite spectacular. On...More

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful church and history, wotth a trip up the to the tower, the view is amazing ehen you get there, spiral staircase to get there is fun. Tony p.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Tony, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your visit and the climb up the tower. It certainly is part of the fun climbing the spiral staircase! Hope to see you at another CCT church...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Having been in this Church before for a concert we were intrigued to visit on a quiet day and have a leisurely look around. It is well worth the visit.The attendant was very helpful and it has the bonus of a large book store. But...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Mike, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, I am so glad you enjoyed your visit and the climb up the tower. The view is really spectacular! Hope you see you at another CCT church soon, Rachel M

Reviewed 8 September 2018

I know all churches are not the same ,but was disappointed no stained glass windows etc ,very old and stripped out ,it is free but you can go up the bell tower for a look over sandwich for £3.50 a head ,but worth a visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2018

Hi Tina, Thank you for taking time to leave a review. St Peter's could be seen as sparsely decorated compared to other churches, but like you say, all churches are unique, and the view from the top of the tower there is really something -...More

Reviewed 3 September 2018

Spent a while going round this lovely historic church and it was great to see the inside as well as the outside.

Date of experience: August 2018
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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Penelope, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review, I'm really glad you enjoyed your visit. Hope to see you at another CCT church soon, Rachel M

Reviewed 8 August 2018

visited this church to climb the tower . very pleased with the reception from the ladies that were at the welcome desk. They were friendly and polite and extremely helpful. the view from the tower was brilliantMore

Date of experience: August 2018
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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2018

Hi Debbie, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, I'm really pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the church and climb up the tower. Great to hear about the welcome, too! Hope you see you at another CCT church soon, Rachel...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Fabulous view from the top of the tower. Not too high but bear in mind that the climb is up a narrow spiral staircase. Tgere are written guides to highlight the main buildings once you've climbed to the top. Choose a clear day.More

Date of experience: August 2018
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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Dear LB8-13, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, I'm really pleased your enjoyed your visit and the trip up the tower. The views must have been smashing, with the weather we've been having! Hope to see you in another of our...More

Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Whilst spending two days here we climbed the tower. Really recommend this because if you use the guide provided it is possible to see a 360 degree panorama of a perfect medieval town. Make sure you aren’t on the staircase as the bells chime!More

Date of experience: July 2018
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The_CCT, Public Relations Manager at St Peter's Church, responded to this reviewResponded 3 August 2018

Hi Andromeda86, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, I’m really glad you enjoyed your visit and the stunning views of Sandwich from the tower. We look after over 350 churches across England, each with their own fascinating history, so hopefully we’ll...More

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