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St Mary Magdalene Church

Lanercost Priory, Lanercost, Brampton, England
+44 16977 2478
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Close connection with local school gives it a very benevolent feel

How can I describe a church? Holy? Spiritual? Apart from the architecture and stonework, which is... read more

Reviewed 21 January 2018
Hugo M
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Wonderful place of peace and serenity.

Not only is the church wonderful so is the surrounding area and the vicar even let us take our... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
05132015
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Lanercost Priory, Lanercost, Brampton, England
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+44 16977 2478

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Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

How can I describe a church? Holy? Spiritual? Apart from the architecture and stonework, which is beautiful ; apart from the warmth of the welcome ; Lanercost parish Church is full of colour with lots of work on the restoration eg embroidery done locally (with...More

Thank Hugo M
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Not only is the church wonderful so is the surrounding area and the vicar even let us take our little dog in.There had been a WI meeting going on but everyone made us so welcome even offered us coffee and cake.

Thank 05132015
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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

If you visit Lanercost Priory, don't miss out on a visit to this church. Admission is free and it offers peace and tranquility away from the hubbub of the outside world. With Gregorian Chant in the background you step back in time. There is some...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

Our first view was the impressive West front of the church, presumably because it was the entrance to the medieval Priory church. After entering the church the first thing that strikes you is the view of the ruins of the East end of the Priory...More

Thank Rex06
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Reviewed 15 July 2017

We visited here while visiting Lanecost priory. It was free admission, though donation were welcomed.Parking available on site. On entering we were met by one of the volunteers who worked there who had a wide knowledge of the church and area. There was plenty of...More

Thank Helen L
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Reviewed 10 June 2017

A lovely little church set in the middle of the former abbey. Lovely stained glass windows and lots of information about the church. Small donations, I am sure, are always welcome in the collection box.

Thank Dave B
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Reviewed 7 June 2017

It's not a big church but it's serene. The location is jus next to the Lanercost Priory ruins. The entrance is free.

Thank Solodam J
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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

This church and the priory were probably the highlight of our day. The windows were gorgeous and we were shown the William Morris designed altar cloth by the most informative lady. The church is clearly active and there are some nice things to buy, along...More

Thank sbizzle
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

It was very beautiful and restful setting with the priory ruins as a back ground through the alter windows

Thank John L
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

Originally we stopped to see the Priory next door. The church was open so we went in to explore. It is a very interesting church in the way of its architecture. It is not built like a normal church and seems a bit off center....More

Thank kaptin8
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