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The Parish Church of St Mary's Chilham

| The Square, Chilham, Canterbury CT4 8DB, England
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Beautiful inside and out

We were taken here by friends who live in the area to show us what a true English village should... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Cocciolino2015
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Perugia, Italy
Beautiful church, very informative leaflets.

Go, if you can, between June and September and between 10.30 and 12.30, when Sue and Rosemary will... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
susiehelenround
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Marlborough, United Kingdom
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| The Square, Chilham, Canterbury CT4 8DB, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were taken here by friends who live in the area to show us what a true English village should look like, and undoubtedly in the not too distant past there were many who resembled this lovely town. The church itself is in the center...More

Thank Cocciolino2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Go, if you can, between June and September and between 10.30 and 12.30, when Sue and Rosemary will give you a warm welcome, tea or coffee, cake. And also their unique insights into the church they love. Make sure they show you the 500 year...More

1  Thank susiehelenround
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This church is beautiful inside with some very interesting tombs. The stained glass windows are lovely, especially on a bright day. Bell ringing takes place in the tower but unfortunately on our visit we did not hear the visiting bellringers as the tower shutters were...More

Thank Onlyjasper
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Very quaint little Church. Beautiful inside and worth a visit. Obviously a well looked after church which involves the local community

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Interesting history. Typical country church worth visiting for reflection and prayer. The locals have added a guide around the graveyard mainly of plants. The dead didn't disturb the visit at all.

Thank whadders54
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you like old churches then this ones a must. Some of the carving is exquisite. There's lots of plaques to read so allow yourself plenty of time to wander round.

Thank TootsieBones
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This place is nearly 1000 years old and it is wonderful. The setting, in the heart of the village is perfect; the churchyard is glorious. Don't miss out on spending thirty minutes wandering around this lovely church and it's surroundings. There is also some very...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 14 June 2017

nice old church with special atmosphere of silence. beautiful coloured glaswindows. take the time to become quiet and peaceful.

Thank jeanloup1
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Lots of interesting pieces of history and stories spread across hundreds of years. Picturesque and quaint village church.

Thank 40forty
Reviewed 3 June 2017

From its entry in the Domesday book to the prayers written by the village children, this church is a potted history of England. There are two amazing monuments within it - the one about the beloved wife, written in the 17th century, had my girlfriend...More

Thank WDForty
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