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Christchurch Priory Church

Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
+44 1202 488645
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Wonderful Norman architecture

The Priory guides are very knowledgeable and helpful. The museum above the Lady Chapel is well... read more

Reviewed yesterday
suslikWiltshire
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wiltshire
a must to see this church

The church is beautiful and has a lovely history.A pathway inside the church takes you to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Krishna Kirti M
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London, United Kingdom
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Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
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+44 1202 488645
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"steeped in history"
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"miraculous beam"
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"well worth a visit"
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"organ recital"
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"stained glass windows"
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"interesting features"
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"bell tower"
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"warm welcome"
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"beautiful building"
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"no charge"
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"volunteer guides"
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"lots of history"
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"free entry"
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"walk around"
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Reviewed yesterday

The Priory guides are very knowledgeable and helpful. The museum above the Lady Chapel is well worth a visit. The settinf is also wonderful

Thank suslikWiltshire
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The church is beautiful and has a lovely history.A pathway inside the church takes you to the otherside where there is a quay and behind the church runs a river/stream with lovely ducks. i did not book a tour as i did not have time...More

Thank Krishna Kirti M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the priory! Such a beautiful, spiritual place. I have yet to get to the top of the tower but I am told the views up there are quite breathtaking. Such a wonderful building which has stood the test of time in the most magnificent...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were married here in 2015 and our baby was Christened here in 2017. We absolutely love The Priory for both it’s beauty and it’s history. It’s a must see in Christchurch

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a look around inside as are the grounds outside which run down to the river. Check out the history of its construction and the mystery beam! Must book a tour next time to learn more.

Thank Tim K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

For many years I’ve looked over at the Priory from Hengistbury Head while my wife told me how she’d frequently been dragged around it as a child (don’t think she was a fan). So having decided to spend a weekend in Christchurch a visit to...More

Thank Martin C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our visit to Christchurch Priory could not have been on a more beautiful day! The sun was shining and the building looked absolutely stunning surrounded by spring flowers, resplendent in its beautiful setting beside the water. The staff in the cafe were more than helpful...More

Thank Julie A
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was late and not sure we would get in, but we did. The building looks good from thr outside but it is magnificent on the inside. The detailed stonework is a tribute to the Masons. We were very lucky to hear the organist”practising “....More

Thank Sondonduo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a stunning church, beautiful architecture in lovely grounds, close to lovely places to eat, the river and some great ruins. If you enjoy looking around churches or taking architectural photos you should definitely visit, it’s an absolute beauty.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The weather wasn't great as we ambled around Christchurch so we stumbled into Christchurch Priory. Partly hoping the café was open, but were told it's not open on Saturdays. That wasn't a problem, we looked around and we very lucky that a member of staff...More

Thank Helene d
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