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lovely stained glass, embroidered pillows, misercordia (seats for monks when they are meant to be... read more

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lancaster at its best

great place and views lots of Lancaster history to be able to walk round the castle grounds and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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1 Priory Close, Lancaster LA1 1YZ, England
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 29 April 2016

One of Lancaster's hidden gems the Priory used to have coffee shop but now with the Castle entrance being at the front of castle the Priory and the coffee shop have both been forgot and as a result the coffee shop has now closed but...More

3  Thank Tony F
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Reviewed 17 February 2017

Telephoned ahead of my visit to ask if Misericords we accessible for public viewing to be told yes by a very dismissive male . Made a visit only to discover a sign in the choir that Misericords were NOT on display I asked a member...More

1  Thank Glynis T
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All reviews beautiful building the stained glass windows choir stalls saxon times organ pipes christian worship worth taking the time free leaflet welcoming feeling christmas carol service oozes history hill top well worth a visit music venue old building lovely place to visit coffee shop
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Reviewed 3 days ago

lovely stained glass, embroidered pillows, misercordia (seats for monks when they are meant to be standing), very knowledgeable guide, Free attraction, but donations are clearly welcome at this historic AND operational church. Tucked just behind the castle

Thank Eva T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place and views lots of Lancaster history to be able to walk round the castle grounds and see it all

Thank simon n
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wandered round this beautiful church. There was a team busy decorating the church for Remembrance Sunday and Light up Lancaster event. Worth a visit

Thank 766betty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A wonderful place to see and religious or not, you should pay a visit. Look out for the misericords and some beautiful stained glass windows. Just a gem.

Thank Dick G
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

The setting of this church is stunning. Nestling at the side of Lancaster Castle at the front there are beautiful old houses and at the back views across the countryside to the bay. There are a small number of parking spaces at the front of...More

Thank Bluerobin59
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Priory is a beautiful and well maintained church with a lovely little cafe. There are leaflets available giving the history of the building and people are welcome to admire its lovely structure and wonderful stained glass. There are regular services open to all as...More

Thank 873margareta
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Built on the hill top overlooking the city this church has an interesting histiory .Notable features are the carved choir stalls and the pulpit dating from 1619. The regimental Chapel has military colours suspended from the roof -our sad history.

Thank Richard S
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It is such a heart warming church where so many people took part in this service and even though I am not a parishioner I was just visiting my son I was made so welcome. The service was outstanding and so very meaningful

Thank twankers43
Reviewed 25 August 2018

We visited Lancaster Priory Church whilst on holiday. There is a quiet and worshipful atmosphere, and the welcome we received was very warm, friendly and sincere. As a visiting Church and Concert Organist, I was invited to play the Priory's very fine Pipe Organ -...More

Thank William H
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old church with friendly and informative curate. Stunning organ pipes and chapels. History of church well explained

Thank Clare W
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