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Holy Trinity Church

70 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LF, England
+44 1904 613451
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Superb!!!!!

This little church was a great surprise and one of the oldest around, it was so atmospheric and a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JaxB123
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Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Full of atmosphere

This is a wonderful space with its undulating floor level, its box pews and its remarkably... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stephen C
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London, United Kingdom
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Holy Trinity Goodramgate has the air of a hidden treasure. It stands in a small, secluded, leafy churchyard, with the Minster towering behind, tucked away behind Goodramgate - one of York's busiest shopping streets. To visit, you pass through an 18th-century archway tacked on to buildings that served as artisans' workshops in the 14th century. The church itself is full of character. The floors and arcades are charmingly uneven. Light filters through the windows, illuminating honey-coloured stone. The east window especially has marvellous stained glass that was donated in the early 1470s by the Reverend John Walker, rector of the church. On sunny days, transient gems of coloured light are scattered on the walls, and various Medieval faces stare out from the windows.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hidden away” (28 reviews)
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70 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LF, England
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+44 1904 613451
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This little church was a great surprise and one of the oldest around, it was so atmospheric and a real surprise in so many different ways, it was really old and it was just as it was which was really lovely to see.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a wonderful space with its undulating floor level, its box pews and its remarkably well-preserved stained glass windows. It is hidden away behind a busy shopping street but it rewards exploring many times over. The volunteers there are also friendly and helpful.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This beautiful old church wasn't too hard to find and is welcoming to visitors during most hours. It's hard to describe it adequately - the place has a lovely old aura of a place of worship that has been used for centuries. It is really...More

Thank SueMPA
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Such a beautiful church where my partner and I both lit candles for our past fathers,family and friends,it was free when we was there and well worth a visit to this hidden gem.

Thank garybednall1-uk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Someone directed us to see this (otherwise we would not have found it). It did seem to be hidden and was such a wonderful find. Box pews and all inside authentic. Very good and informative guide gave us information. A definite highlight.

Thank SharonSCalifornia
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Walking down the pathway you come upon this church and peace and calm descends. Be careful of the pathway, it can be slippy if wet. Nice to meet a volunteer inside who can tell you about the church otherwise you can miss so much. Shame...More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 8 September 2017

This is the one with the Lantern on the roof. It was also a sanctuary church and has a sanctuary door knocker. Lovely atmosphere and good to go in for a few quiet minutes to sit and recharge.

Thank meadowsweeteve
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This little church is tucked away so avoids the crowds which is not too common in York. I have never seen a church set out the same way with the little booths inside, very interesting to see! The garden outside the church is lovely and...More

Thank zoebrowne26
Reviewed 20 August 2017

We went on a tour around York with Neil who we encountered outside the art museum. He's part of the volunteers who do free tours of your leaving at 10.15 and 2.15 I think. Anyways we visited this old church that has the old timber...More

Thank carmelo u
Reviewed 13 August 2017

A beautiful old church in the centre of the city, step through the gates and leave the noise behind you, a beautiful place to visit.

Thank Andrea W
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EnglandCath
15 June 2015|
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Response from CCT_York | Property representative |
Hello, It should take you around 10 minutes to reach us on foot from the station. The easiest route would be to turn left out of the station, cross the river, and keep walking straight on towards York Minster. When you... More
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