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Stunning!!

Totally didn’t expect this stunning large church in the tiny village of Tideswell. Lovely on the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CraigE1119
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A hidden gem

What a beautiful gem. A surprise in a small little village in the Derbyshire countryside... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
869dougw
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An historic, grade 1 listed building with in the village of Tideswell. The site has a recorded history approaching a thousand years, the current building approximately six hundred and thirty. The Church is Grade 1 listed (since 1967) as “one of the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Commercial Road, Tideswell, Peak District National Park SK17 8NU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Totally didn’t expect this stunning large church in the tiny village of Tideswell. Lovely on the outside and some of the stain glass windows on the inside are very impressive. Definitely worth a visit if staying nearby within the Peak District :)

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful gem. A surprise in a small little village in the Derbyshire countryside. Incredible remnants of pre reformation art and liturgical statements on the walls Stained glass impressive and special. What an extraordinary item to find in the middle of nowhere. Loved it...More

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Reviewed 15 September 2018 via mobile

Tideswell is a cute little town, so it is astonishing to find such a huge church at the Centre of the town. It is well worth taking a look inside. There is plenty to see and learn from. Loved it.

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Reviewed 13 September 2018

A person interested in history could spend hours in this beautiful church. Its so full of history and still operating as a normal day church.

Thank raymondmccaw
Reviewed 12 September 2018

This is a delightfully impressive and immensely large church for such a small town. Has some excellent stained glass windows. It is a characteristically classic church of yesteryear. Do take the opportunity to pop into this venue as and when you get the chance. It's...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

The stained glass windows are beautiful and the detailed woodwork and stonework make this an absolute gem to look at.

Thank Tracey M
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Fairly austere inside but this reflects history of mill children at nearby Litton Mill who need to be remembered.

Thank Carol C
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

The cathedral of the peak is worth a visit, however it is smaller than a lot of normal churches. A small village with a very nice bread/cake shop serving large excellent rolls, opposite the cathedral.

Thank Richard2369
Reviewed 23 July 2018

I was lucky enough to visit on a day when we could climb the tower. The views were fantastic! The cathedral itself is amazing - lots of stained glass.

Thank Kathy K
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

One of the lesser known options is a guided tour to the TOP of the bell tower, the views from the roof are amazing. Tideswell model village is spread out below you On the way up, learn some of the history of the church, details...More

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