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Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham

Holt Road, Walsingham, England
+44 1328 820255
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Religious marmite - you either love it or hate

The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham is unlikely to appeal to everyone, but objectively it is very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Maidenhead, England
Interesting History

I came across this place whilst waiting for a return trip on the Wells & Walsingham railway... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good22%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“slipper chapel” (23 reviews)
“holy place” (11 reviews)
“peaceful place” (16 reviews)
Holt Road, Walsingham, England
+44 1328 820255
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham is unlikely to appeal to everyone, but objectively it is very well maintained, well presented and the Norton Café is excellent. We enjoyed a very good lunch. There is a heady smell of incense and a it is...More

Thank Shieldsman
Reviewed 1 week ago

I came across this place whilst waiting for a return trip on the Wells & Walsingham railway. Ordinarily, I would probably not have bothered, but I'm glad I did. It is a fascinating place, if un-espectedly modern in appearance for a shrine. The history of...More

Thank Appenazow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The best cheese scones ever! Very pleasant ,helpful staff serving a wide assortment of snacks. In lovely modern , clean surroundings that blend into the historic setting of the religious buildings. Peaceful as set back from the road and village centre ,behind a wall. A...More

Thank Susan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm glad that I visited this place but I did feel that I had stepped back in time to before the Reformation, with saints, relics etc. It was welcoming and colourful. The restaurant is excellent.

Thank KAW687
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most peaceful place set in beautiful grounds. Whether you are a believer of God or not you cannot fail to be moved by the peace in this place. The grounds are beautifully cared for and plenty of places to sit and enjoy them. Nortons...More

Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say that my only reason for going to Walsingham, whilst on holiday in Norfolk last week, was to please my wife, who is a Christian. As a total unbeliever and a dreadful old cynic, I assumed that the whole place would be...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very peaceful and spiritual. The food is great and plentiful, although you aren't supposed to use the salad bar if you have a hot meal and I would prefer salad rather than veg with some meals.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

£5 pp, no concessions, the ruins are a bit sparse but there is a good time-line history in the crypt (if you can find it!). The little museum is interesting and Walsingham village itself is a time capsule. Good disabled access and a small, but...More

Thank DRW44
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I am low church but even though the shrine is very high church it is still a very special place to me and my husband.

Thank blythburgh
Reviewed 17 September 2017

All of Little Walsingham is quiet, peaceful and to anyone with faith, one of the most uplifting places on this planet. Entering the village from any direction you are surrounded by a wealth of evidence of the Christian Faith. The Anglican Shrine to Our Lady...More

Thank jrdo5959
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3 June 2016|
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Response from Al B | Reviewed this property |
Hi. The honest answer is .. i dont know. But knowing the location i think maybe so. I suggest a quick phone call would be best. There is a shop. Visitor centre etc. They would know..hope this helps..butin any case a 5 minute... More