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Address: Church Street, Usk NP7 5ND, Wales
Phone Number: +44 1834 858787
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The Church, described as the "Westminster Abbey of Wales",...

The Church, described as the "Westminster Abbey of Wales", attracts thousands of visitors each year who come to view the fine collection of historic monuments, medieval carvings or simply to seek a quiet place for contemplation and prayer.

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A lovely parish church, in a lovely little town. Worth a visit whilst in Usk. Nothing outstanding in the church worth a mention.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 August 2016
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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Chepstow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A lovely parish church, in a lovely little town. Worth a visit whilst in Usk. Nothing outstanding in the church worth a mention.

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Shenzhen, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Can't comment on the inside as there was a funeral. The outside is very impressive. Good condition building. Nice grounds. Good photo opportunity

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016

Free to visit, and the volunteers very enthusiastically give an individual tour with lots of information on the history. The collection of sarcophagus (monuments) we were told is the biggest in Wales! Beautifully looked after. For an Australian visitor, a great introduction to our Wales trip.

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Tenbury Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Nice place to visit with excellent adjacent parking which costs only £1 for 2 hours. Easy access to the town centre too.

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

Incredibly preserved graves, tombs, and other medieval artifacts, including a church bell from the 1300's. Free admission, but please give a donation if you can, as they upkeep everything at their cost.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

What a lovely church with so much history, would recommend a visit when in Abergavenny. The volunteers there are extremely helpful and its right by the tourist centre.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

Lots of history inside and beautiful church. Nice and close to the centre of town and cafe just opposite.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016

One of the few priories not destroyed during the reformation and dating back over 800 years. Entrance is free although donations are encouraged. The very friendly guides offer a lot of help in understanding all of the mediaeval relics and a guide pamphlet is available (free) along with other guides that you can buy. The 14th C Jesse carving and... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

The tombs and the carvings have to be seen to be believed. The huge carved oak is magical. The graves set in the floor, the memorial plaques on the walls, and the very ancient bell are so poignant. How did this place escape Henry VIII malign influence?

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2015

A stunningly preserved church. The building has been cleaned to good effect & reflects the sunlight so that it actually feels warm, despite its spaciousness. It holds the fascinating Jacob's Tree, has some of the finest bells in the UK & an organ that's first rate for playing Bach.

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