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Christchurch Priory Church

Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
+44 1202 488645
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Mrs Pedley

Beautiful church with lots of history. Very interesting. Disabled access which was very good... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Karen P
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Inspirational Priory

Have been singing daily services with a choir in Christchurch Priory. Every day there has been... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michaelperrier49
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Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
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+44 1202 488645
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"steeped in history"
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"miraculous beam"
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"organ recital"
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"stained glass windows"
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"interesting features"
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"bell tower"
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"magnificent building"
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"warm welcome"
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"no charge"
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"volunteer guides"
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"lots of history"
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"free entry"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful church with lots of history. Very interesting. Disabled access which was very good. Although toilet was outside for disabled. This needs looking at for out of season visitors.

Thank Karen P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been singing daily services with a choir in Christchurch Priory. Every day there has been something new to discover. It’s a Cathedral in all but name with 900+ years of history to share with visitors. Excellent place to visit - it’ll captivate the diligent...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here several times whilst growing up and never ceases to amaze me how beautiful it is and what fantastic architecture the church has set in beautiful surroundings!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A magnificent building. Stunning. I was particularly interested to see the chantry chapel for Margaret Pole and the medieval stone carving behind the altar. There's a children's trail which our 10 year old really enjoyed. It's quite tricky and really made him look hard at...More

Thank Annette269
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Christchurch Priory Church is a magnificent building which encompasses a great deal of history. There us much to see both inside and in the grounds. There is a small coffee shop and toilets available on site. Periodically, there are some excellent music recitals, check in...More

Thank Stevew07
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to disagree with some of the views about this priory. We always find it very interesting (visited since the 1960s)the person writing about their dog IE. Barking in the cafe. I wouldn't like to be in the cafe having an enjoyable coffee and...More

Thank Edith H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I decided to visit christchurch with our 2 year old son and 6 month old baby after having been to hengistbury head in the morning. (Highly recommend) We had parked at mudeford quay so drove around 15 minutes and parked at the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely example of Norman architecture, which has been restored well. Upon talking to the knowledgable staff, we learnt that it was the same architect who design Durham Cathedral, (which we also visited earlier this year). It worth picking up a leaflet upon arrival as...More

Thank filthurlow
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I got married in this Church 45 years ago. I had a double wedding with my cousin who lived in the area. At the time my husband and I lived in Bristol but I had all my Dad's relations living there. It is a beautiful...More

Thank Gail F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Maybe it was just the perfect day, clear skies and the sunlight on the exterior, but the Priory just captivated me, you could feel the ancient history just walking around the perimeter. Just a few minutes walk from the harbour, views to die for as...More

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Eoghan B
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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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