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St. Andrew's Church

Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2TR, England
+44 1752 661414
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Peace

An amazing church, full of history, but also a place to sit in quiet contemplation and gather your... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sarah B
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Plymouth
A parish church called a minster with cathedral proportions

A beautifully cared for vibrant building in the centre of the city. The space is open, modern... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Howard B
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Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2TR, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing church, full of history, but also a place to sit in quiet contemplation and gather your thoughts.

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 30 June 2017

A beautifully cared for vibrant building in the centre of the city. The space is open, modern, lively. Stunning John Piper windows, altar, side chapels. I would love to have head the organ played with its separated pipe groupings.

1  Thank Howard B
Reviewed 18 June 2017

This church is huge and has an impressive presence when you walk in the door. It s not old or has special decorations aside from the wonderful modern stained glass within the East windows. On a sunny day the light from these is breath-taking.

1  Thank sheepygold
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Quite impressed by the recently installed statue of St Andrew casting his net. I fear for the net itself which must be at risk of distortion or vandalism within a few months but I hope that its relevance and quality may put off even the...More

Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I almost gave 5 stars for this church in Plymouth. Wow, what a history this church has. And you can see read and hear all about it in the church. We had a great conversation with one of the people there. He already could tell...More

1  Thank FORZA7777
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Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

Went to the church on Sunday 23rd April. with my husband. While in Plymouth. Everybody in the congregation were so welcoming Thank you all for making our visit meaningful, even though on a sad occasion. You helped us get through the day !!!

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Visited St Andrews on a rainy day in Plymouth and glad we did. Knowing nothing about the church we were glad that one of the guides in the church took it upon herself to explain the history of the church following its bombing during a...More

1  Thank Bill P
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Attended a Sunday Family Service. There were a lot of children who went off to their activities. The service only lasted an hour but was just what we needed on a weekend away. it seemed quite a friendly place with lots going on.

1  Thank lesnoless
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The motto over the door, erected after total destruction by enemy action in WW2 sums up the importance of this church to the city's morale in the darkest days of war, and the commitment to peace. Very interesting exhibitions: new, modern stained glass; and a...More

1  Thank GillyPNorthEastCoast
Reviewed 21 November 2016

The minster church is a lovely church, we went in there for a large meeting it was lovely and warm and the members hospitable, tea and coffee on arrival. It is a beautiful church and a great place to worship

1  Thank susan952
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Before matins Sunday morning, at least one night a week and sometimes before weddings. I've always though that it would be good if the very best was put in for a funeral but apart from a single tolling bell I've not noticed... More
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