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Widest church

This is the widest church in England. I had a lovely walk round & it’s stain glass windows are... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2021
Alison T
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United Kingdom
Beautiful Stained Glass

It will make your visit more interesting if you pick up one of the leaflets which will guide you... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2021
vivEngland
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Preston, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 November 2018

The weight of time falls lightly on this really old church. Such a contrast to the many magnificent cathedrals that soared above our heads. Humble yet elegant with many beautiful features. Great parking area (for a fee) to explore the town and walk along the nearby river.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

This enormous church is a must see for any church crawler. Lovely stained glass but with a light and airy feel too, and an active ministry.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Although it was raining, we wanted to visit Kendal. We were not dissapointed. Nice to visit. The church was pretty on the outside, didn't go in however.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank E M
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Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Walked past this awesome Church a few times and each time stoped in awe of it! Really really lovely church would recommend going to have a look

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

Having walked up the hill to see the castle built by Queen Catherine Parr's grandfather William, we returned to the town to visit the Parish Church to see where he was buried. Have to say that his tomb was rather unimpressive, but the Church is well worth the visit in itself.
We were told that it is probably the third widest parish church in England, and wider than even Carlisle Cathedral, a fact that we can well believe, as it's vast and rather breathtaking. Due to it's construction it's very light inside too, not a gloomy old church at all and well worth a visit

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jeff W
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