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Christchurch Priory Church is absolutely magnificent in its splendeur. Thursday during the summer... read more

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
Stunning priory

This is a beautiful priory full of history. It was open till 5.30pm on a Sunday. So many... read more

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All reviews steeped in history miraculous beam well worth a visit organ recital stained glass windows interesting features bell tower beautiful building lots of history no charge volunteer guides warm welcome take photos free entry gift shop high street great place to visit
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Reviewed yesterday

Christchurch Priory Church is absolutely magnificent in its splendeur. Thursday during the summer period are particularly special. In the early afternoon there is a free recital by wonderful musicians. The Priory has some interesting history associated with it and there are many volunteers there who...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DJR101
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful priory full of history. It was open till 5.30pm on a Sunday. So many interesting parts to see and read about. It’s a Christian church. We lit some candles and for 20p you can see the model of the priory lit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JC-the-organiser
Reviewed 12 December 2018 via mobile

Beautiful building with lots of interesting events from organ recitals to concerts Very peaceful to walk around the priory and the nice walks outside by the river too

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank peterday
Reviewed 23 November 2018

Lovely oldb religious building stunning grounds with interesting historic buildings best visited on a good day when you can enjoy a stroll and take in the ruins

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 222CarolM123
Reviewed 21 November 2018

This church is packed to the rafters ( literally ) with history but it is worth a visit just for the story of the miraculous beam alone.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Sunnywin
Reviewed 14 November 2018

Spend some time here when in Christchurch. Lovely, cared for church and priory. Amazing architecture. Lovely walks around the grounds and along the stream. The people who assist in the church are friendly and very helpful. They have lots of stories to tell about the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barb R
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Beautiful Priory, great fun finding the Miraculous Beam, lots of volunteers to tell you all about its history.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Erica T
Reviewed 7 November 2018

If anyone is visiting Christchurch a visit to this church will not disappoint. It has a lovely history and is worth a wonder around. I am not religious but love going to this church and the cafe is very clean and well priced. There is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Thecatsatonthemat
Reviewed 7 November 2018

Peaceful place to visit with lots of history and great cafe and grounds to enjoy a coffee or lunch. In the heart of Christchurch with many music and service events going on. Well kept treasure.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Louise S
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

I was trying to find the rest of the family. They were somewhere inside. I found a fresco and monument to Percy Bysshe Shelley. It mentioned his mother Mary. Appropriate as it is two hundred years since she wrote Frankenstein. The Priory is a much...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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2 November 2017|
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Response from BarbieMegaTraveller | Reviewed this property |
I have info for you but as TA are difficult about sites, I can't list it directly but I think you'll get the idea. To answer your question - yes, actually they have a few and some other interesting musical services, check... More
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