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Shrine of St Augustine

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Church of architectural and religious significance

Despite that, we had the place to ourselves for the hour or so we were there. Nice information... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
zchug
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Stunning

Absolutely beautiful. The stations of the cross are phenomenal and really portray the grief of the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Marianne L
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Augustus Pugin - best known for designing most of the Houses of Parliament - radically reformed cityscapes around the world. Pugin built this church as his model of construction, and called it "my own child". Out of all the buildings he built, this...more
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St. Augustines Road, Ramsgate CT11 9PA, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Despite that, we had the place to ourselves for the hour or so we were there. Nice information centre and friendly guide. Impressive decorative features.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful. The stations of the cross are phenomenal and really portray the grief of the resurrection. The shrine is kept in beautiful condition by the volunteers and the priests and it really is an amazing place to visit regardless if you a Catholic or...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018

This national important shrine is all it should be. It is beautifully and prayerfully situated inside the Pugin's amazing church. When visiting the shrine of St Augustine we were delighted to find that the building was opened just before its advertised opening. On our first...More

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Reviewed 15 June 2018

First visit today. Very friendly and helpful volunteers manning the visitor centre. Audio guide very easy to use, informative, and reasonably priced. Map of building provided with numbers to use on audio guide. It would be helpful if these numbers also appeared on the actual...More

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Reviewed 14 June 2018

The church has been lovingly restored and the exhibition is excellent.lovely graveyard.New organ planned.

Thank John W
Reviewed 7 April 2018

If you visit the Shrine then you need to visit the Grange next door.Its truly a spiritual place and has calming qualities

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Reviewed 23 January 2018

We were staying at The Grange and wanted to visit the site of his burial and we were not disappointed. A fantastic church, good displays explaining the development of the site and why Pugin chose Ramsgate. Unfortunately it was too cold to visit the outside...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

this amazing little church was designed by the architect that Designed the Houses of Paeliament. there is aan abby across the road and a tunnel between that the monks used to use

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We visited St Augustine's today for the second time. It was worth it. You can always find out more of interest. The architecture is wonderful. The newly refurbished part makes access easier and the explanation boards help. Everyone who visits ~Ramsgate should put this on...More

1  Thank Monica W
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This is next door to Pugin's house, The Grange, and the two sites make for a fascinating afternoon, if you're interested in the Gothic revival. (The Grange is open to the public only on occasional open days, so check.) Pugin designed much of this church...More

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Augustine P, Manager at Shrine of St Augustine, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for such a positive review, Porcophile. As you say, there is much to fascinate here. We are adding new interpretation and audio guides to our visitor experience over the coming months, too!

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Joseph3355
27 April 2017|
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Response from Augustine P | Property representative |
Hi Joseph3355, The Visitor Centre serves light refreshments to visiting groups who have booked their visit, though we don't operate as a café or pub. There are cafés and pubs nearby, though, and our Volunteers would be... More
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regulus2016
18 June 2016|
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Response from Augustine P | Property representative |
Hi Regulus2016, There is a café just around the corner called "The Lookout". There is also the Churchill Tavern (a pub which serves food), the Royal Harbour Hotel, La Magnolia, and Bon Appetit all within easy walking... More
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regulus2016
18 June 2016|
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Hi Regulus2016, There is a café just around the corner called "The Lookout". There is also the Churchill Tavern (a pub which serves food), the Royal Harbour Hotel, La Magnolia, and Bon Appetit all within easy walking... More
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