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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
All reviewsstained glassceltic crosswell worth a visitanglo saxonlovely villagegrave stonesbeautiful buildingplague victimstelling visitorsinteresting featureslots of historyon displayinformation boardssmall villagesteeped in historynational trustpeak district
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
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.
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.
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
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