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Incredible history!

Eyam is well worth a visit and to get a real appreciation of the history of this unfortunate... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MrStorer
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Leek, United Kingdom
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Beautiful

We walked around the huge grounds and looked at the interesting grace stones. Inside the church... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Helen B
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A Place, A People and A Passion Eyam is a place of pilgrimage where Christians have worshipped for 1,000 years and is currently the destination of the Peak Pilgrimage walk (please see website). The church building displays the inspirational story of...more
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Church Street, Eyam, Peak District National Park S32 5QH, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Eyam is well worth a visit and to get a real appreciation of the history of this unfortunate village please go into this church where you will get a real sense of those dark days! Highly Recommend

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walked around the huge grounds and looked at the interesting grace stones. Inside the church was wonderful. We particularly liked the paintings high up on the walls that have been discovered under the plaster and are being restored. There is a huge play area...More

Thank Helen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely village church which is the hub of the village and reflects the story of the terrible events which took place hundreds of years ago. A must see location.

Thank Doug C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited during a fete. Beautiful decorations by locals unfortunately the flowers were dead cos of the heat. Good fun to search the grave yard for plague victims.

Thank stephy254
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely church to walk around, has a Saxon font and beautiful stained glass windows. The graveyard has a lot of headstones from the plague.

Thank Brenda T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What an interesting story this village has to tell! The church was very informative in telling the story of the village during the plague and as a visitor I felt really connected to the people who lived and died throughout this period of history.

Thank lindakr2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were met by a lovely lady volunteer who answered our questions. The church was very old and interesting.

Thank JackyL-J
Reviewed 14 June 2018

The displays about the villages history really capture the detail. The maps available for a small contribution take you on a lovely walk around the village where you really get a sense of the courage and sacrifice the village made. Well worth a trip.

Thank MrsCapable
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Visited briefly whilst having a look round Eyam. Had a quick peak inside the church but there was a school group in there. On the outside wall of the church is an amazing sundial clock and in the graveyard an Anglo-Saxon cross dating back to...More

Thank Karen B
Reviewed 19 May 2018

My wife and I visited the Parish Church of St. Lawrence in Eyam in early May, which dates back to Saxon times. It also played a key role in the Plague that forced the Villagers to cut themselves off to prevent the disease from spreading....More

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