Time of year
AFWool wrote a review Aug 2019
London9 contributions1 helpful vote
It’s well worth a visit to this ancient little church tucked away in the countryside. It’s a rare survivor from a much older time.
Date of experience: August 2019
JSB1958 wrote a review Aug 2019
London, United Kingdom63 contributions13 helpful votes
A true jewel, oasis of calm in the very Garden of England. History under your feet, beautiful stonework
Date of experience: July 2019
Julie C wrote a review May 2019
18 contributions9 helpful votes
St Nicholas Barfrestone 1180, is a very ornate Norman church. Unusual to find such an elaborate style in a small hamlet.
Date of experience: April 2019
maggieyaxleysmith wrote a review Aug 2018
Canterbury, United Kingdom364 contributions111 helpful votes
As there are lovely walks around Barfrdstone, a great pub and a wonderful church to see, this is well worth a visit.
Date of experience: August 2018
David-from-the-Lane wrote a review Dec 2017
Canterbury, United Kingdom8 contributions13 helpful votes
This early Norman building is just exquisite, a real spiritual uplift after seeing the corporate cynicism and general unpleasantness of Canterbury Cathedral. The decoration is amazing, a stunning tribute to the skill and devotion of craftsmen working nearly 1000 years ago. The timpanum and spoke-eating gargoyles, as well as a multitude of incredible animals and people carved into the fabric of the walls, were an unending source of delight to all of us. Do try and come on a bright day when the light brings out the depth of the carvings and the rich colour of the stone. And don't forget the donation box!…
Date of experience: December 2017