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The Cathedral of the Peak

Commercial Rd, Tideswell, Peak District National Park, England
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Attractive but a bit messy in places

This is quite a striking building in the middle of Tideswell, and it has a lovely double line of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Will1957
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

We visited when It was 'Tidza Wake' week. This is when the well dressing takes place plus all sorts... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chris P
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Commercial Rd, Tideswell, Peak District National Park, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is quite a striking building in the middle of Tideswell, and it has a lovely double line of trees leading upnto the entrance. Inside it has some beautiful stained glass, some interesting exhibits on the work done by the church. The only drawback for...More

Thank Will1957
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited when It was 'Tidza Wake' week. This is when the well dressing takes place plus all sorts of other festivities. Tidza is the local nickname for Tideswell and apparently 'Wakes weeks' are from the same origin as a funeral wake, when tradtionally an...More

Thank Chris P
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This church is massive! The town of Tideswell is quite small it's quite a contrast. The church dates from 1300 and is very interesting and well maintained. We went to look at the well dressings in Tideswell and two of them were in the churchyard....More

Thank sparkyju
Reviewed 19 June 2017

We visited one sunny Sunday afternoon. Tideswell was a lovely little village, and the Church had a flower show (it was also well dressing time in the Peak District). They were also serving tea and cakes behind St John the Baptist, so we stopped for...More

Thank seagullrob
Reviewed 5 June 2017

If you don't go anywhere else in Tideswell be sure to visit this church. It really is lovely place to spend some time,

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 30 May 2017

As another reviewer has said "worth the 5 minute detour from the main road" Light, airy, and well kept, this magnificent building is obviously well loved and used. The approach path is almost a green tunnel of trees from the gate to the south-west porch....More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed 16 May 2017

tideswell is a beautiful little village the centrepiece of which is the magnificent church which dominates the whole village centre.well worth the 5 min detour of the main road.

Thank olly47
Reviewed 19 April 2017

The setting is lovely right in the centre of this beautiful village. Great large stained glass windows and ornate carvings.

Thank missbrowneyesxx
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This Village is worth a modest diversion. Largely unspoilt and a place to meander just for a while. The Church tower and its structure was of interest.

Thank Outofthelaw
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Looked around this old church and discovered that boxes of 'bits and bobs' were left all over the place. This detracted from the whole experience.

Thank itsNick2
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