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St Laurence's Church

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lively atmosphere

Due to the ongoing parent and toddler group taking place this Church felt alive and useful. My... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
holidayseekers
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cork ireland
A stunning local church

A church steeped in history with a overly atmosphere. Superb cuter piece and lovely stained... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
russell55530
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Bedworth, England, United Kingdom
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'The Cathedral of the Marches' 'Very fayre and large and richly adorned and taken for the fairest in all these quarters.' John Leyland One of only 18 churches given a FIVE STAR rating by Simon Jenkins in England's Thousand Best Churches.
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2 College Street, Ludlow SY8 1AN, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Due to the ongoing parent and toddler group taking place this Church felt alive and useful. My husbands mobile also started to work properly for the first time in days, during the visit!

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Reviewed 5 days ago

A church steeped in history with a overly atmosphere. Superb cuter piece and lovely stained windows. The hour stallsuperb medieval carving and a few stunning tomb effigies. One can imagine how important in the 1500'si itwas in the Welsh Marches. Certainly worth a visit. Easy...More

Thank russell55530
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love visiting English churches, but sometimes you get the feeling that you are intruding in a holy space and not welcomed at all. Well, this one is special, I really really like this church. Not only is it spectacular in structure with its belltower...More

Thank geckopoo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our U3A from Bromsgrove visited yesterday for a guided tour and afternoon tea.One of the best days out we have had, informative guided tour followed by an excellent afternoon tea. Nothing was too much trouble.

Thank Exploration233050
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most magnificent churches in U.K. Our friends from USA loved it. The pews are slowly being removed to make it more of a Community Church which can be used for a variety of events. We attended a Gala Dinner in...More

Thank fitzhamon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

St Laurences is reputedly the largest Parish Church in Britain. It is of Cathedral stature. Visitor's are always made to feel welcome, it is always warm inside too. There is nearly always something on display of local or historic intrest. Visit the Church shop, situated...More

Thank Gregg S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have popped into St. Laurence's quite often and always take our visitors there as part of our 'Tour de Ludlow'. The whole of the church is stunning and a must see and I'm not really a religious person. However one cannot help feel something...More

Thank miketwell
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful church, very large for a small town. Midnight mass on Christmas Eve is lovely and the service on Christmas morning is really involving with the participation of the congregation. Really worth going to these services even if you only normally go to church for...More

Thank carolinegradford1971
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a beautiful church but it is also community centric. Such a wonderfully inviting admosphere. This year there was an 'Ale Wife' event which I know some did not agree with, but we went to support it and had a lovely evening listening to...More

Thank Les T
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

A lovely church with very welcoming helpers. Very informative. Beautiful building and a lovely gift shop

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