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Beautiful historic site

I am lucky enough to live close to this beautiful church from 640 AD. The grounds are lovely... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Morgan J
It was open

I've never made it to the church before, but what a special place. Amazing wall art. Great place to... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2018
Goosey2014
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

I am lucky enough to live close to this beautiful church from 640 AD. The grounds are lovely although relatively unkept, and the graves are very old (obviously) but some markings are visible and its amazing. Inside the church is stunning, and very well maintained...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Morgan J
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I've never made it to the church before, but what a special place. Amazing wall art. Great place to visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Goosey2014
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This 12th century church is stunning, especially inside. The stained glass windows are amazing. The remains of St Eanswythe are kept within a niche near to the altar.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KateHolthamOakley
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The ancient feel is truly wonderful, if you can get to a Sunday service, then you will experience the church (though perhaps not there and then).

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Steve0991
Reviewed 22 April 2018

A beautiful church with regular concerts, and home to the Sacconi Festival in mid-May -- three days of the finest chamber music

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

This is a nice place to take a stroll through the property which is very old historic grounds. Very peaceful

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SCJLA
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is a bit of a hidden gem. It has a beautiful interior, with some lovely religious paintings/iconography. The architecture is interesting and usually too, especially the joinery of the ceiling. It is at the centre of the oldest part of Folkestone, the Bayle, which...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Patternmatch
Reviewed 24 July 2017

lovely old church if your exploring Folkestone town lots history about the place and the grounds are well look at inside is very intresting

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank John B
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is one of the nicest churches in Kent, with a history going back to 670 AD. The current building is dated around 13th Century, still dedicated to the founder St Eanswythe. They still give services on Sunday and have an active support from volunteers,...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank David C
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I love walking through here and often pop my head in if the church is open (non-religious). It's a lovely church and the graveyard is pleasant and interesting. Lovely location. Tranquil.

Date of experience: May 2017
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