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Southwell Minster

Church St., Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE, England
+44 1636 812649
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A gem

Southwell Minster is not as well known as it deserves. It is a lovely church with substantial, in... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Chris L
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London, United Kingdom
Atmospheric Architecture

We took a visit one Sunday in February....I'd been before, but my Fiance hadn't - so I wanted to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Susan H
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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Church St., Southwell, Newark-on-Trent NG25 0HE, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Southwell Minster is not as well known as it deserves. It is a lovely church with substantial, in every sense of the word, Norman architecture. The foliage carving in the chapter house is world class and not to be missed. The surrounding area with the...More

Thank Chris L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We took a visit one Sunday in February....I'd been before, but my Fiance hadn't - so I wanted to show him what I think is an awesome building. He was blown away...it is a fabulous treat to walk in (and not be charged entry fee!!)...More

Thank Susan H
Reviewed 1 week ago

We read other reviews before visiting. Southwell is a lovely small town so wouldn't expect a large minster like York as some reviewers expected. The architecture is lovely and if you take the time to explore the carvings you will discover some gems ... like...More

1  Thank Patricia M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful, majestic building bursting with historical interest. Clean and comfortable cafe/restaurant in the grounds albeit a little expensive. Hourly pay car parking opposite the Minster with other car parking facilities around the town of Southwell.

1  Thank micric2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Southwell minster is steeped in history and is a pleasure to visit any time of the year.Plenty to do and a cafe which is always a bonus just soaking up the atmosphere is very special well worth a trip.

1  Thank superheroes56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Minster is a nice building set in pretty grounds in a old English town.It is a good example of English architecture and splender.Worth a visit if in area!

1  Thank chrisworthington48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The leaves of Southwell, some of the finest medieval ecclesiastical stone carving in the UK and contrasting bold Romanesque design. Unlike Lincoln, no pressure to pay but suggested donation. Beautiful educational gardens, interesting exhibition in Bishops Palace.

1  Thank hungryveganfamily
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Is such a magnificent place to see, is more than 1000 years old , actually stepping inside you can fell the ancient history , those walls can say a lot about English history. The church is divided by two part one is Victorian age and...More

1  Thank Marta N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Southwell is a clean nice looking town with some beautiful old buildings, shops and a picture postcard Minster completing the look. A beautiful building inside and out, set in lovely grounds that is well worth a look. This town and Minster is old England at...More

1  Thank DarrenDring
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was here at the weekend for a special service for the ordination of priest .the Minister is exceptionally beautiful an d the choire awsom .well worth a visit if in the area.

1  Thank xxxxgoodstuf21
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