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Church of the Holy Cross

Church Lodge Lodge Lane, Ilam, Peak District National Park DE6 2AZ, England
+44 1335 310216
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Lovely!!

The church was open so we could have a look around, it was lovely and full of character, lots of... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
rachH73
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Open during the day and free to walk around

This lovely old Church in the grounds of Ilam Park is free to walk round and is kept open during... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2017
Fleckney
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Leicestershire
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Church Lodge Lodge Lane, Ilam, Peak District National Park DE6 2AZ, England
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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

The church was open so we could have a look around, it was lovely and full of character, lots of history to read about on the displays, very peaceful and tranquil

Thank rachH73
Reviewed 29 July 2017

This lovely old Church in the grounds of Ilam Park is free to walk round and is kept open during the daytime. There are pictures around the walls with text about the history of Ilam.

Thank Fleckney
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

From J Boy of Derby Wow this church is simply stunning with its tombs and monuments. Of particular interest is the mural on the walls of the nave giving a complete history of the area from Anglo Saxon times to the present era. The church...More

Thank John B
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The church along with the beautiful cottages which surround it an Ilam Hall Country Estate are what fairytales are made of. I have visited the area a few times now when on my way to Dovedale and I'm always glad to introduce others to the...More

Thank NJH91
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The perfect start to Christmas at Ilam Hall. Nice simple service that the children enjoyed. Candle light service. Lovely atmosphere.

Thank katharinehillerby
Reviewed 16 December 2016

A splendid church with an intriguing mixture of styles of Architecture. Like most churches the interior is beautiful, interesting and has a wealth of memorials to past patrons over many centuries. The exterior is fascinating and I wonder if the architect responsible had a mischievous...More

Thank jrdo5959
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Very attractive church in spectacular setting with lovely marble sculptures. Pat of Peak Pilgrimage trail. In winter seasons and on cloudy days this church can feel very cold- real chill, so need to be wrapped up. Has impressive 2009 village mural along both nave walls,...More

1  Thank 1949etwall
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This is a church that has witnessed many changes which are reflected in its many layered history ... From the story of Saint Bertram, a hermit, whose tragic love story is told on the panels of the Saxon font, and whose grave is in the...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 18 April 2016

We didn't go inside, but looking around the outside in was unlike any other church we have seen. Unusual architecture.

Thank Coopper29
Reviewed 23 March 2016

I got a real feeling of history and a spiritual sense when I stepped foot in this stunning little church. This a very special place in a beautiful location.

Thank Nicola E
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