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Christchurch Priory Church

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Address: Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
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+44 1202 488645

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Beautiful and serene.

A quite place to visit. Available to all. Nearby local parking to help those needing disabled parking. home of the "miraculous Beam".

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A quite place to visit. Available to all. Nearby local parking to help those needing disabled parking. home of the "miraculous Beam".

Thank Marko2012
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given a warm friendly welcome on entering. Allowed to wander around at own pace to wonder at the 900 year old building.

Thank Alastair F
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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67 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A charming, welcoming priory with lots to see. The monument to Percy Bysshe Shelley and his wife Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley are a must see. Look out for the story of the wooden beam. Sweet little shop!

Thank Heather_May_Stanley
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an beautiful Church to visit. Stunning inside. The guides were very informative. Well worth the visit.

Thank teddy454
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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A great place for a leisurely stroll, walk through the Quomps, and the harbour then past the Priory and on to the High Street for Lunch of a coffee in one of the many restaurants or cafes. There's something to suit everyone's taste from the traditional greasy spoon to up to date cafes with some fantastic cakes and great breakfasts!

Thank Bernard R
Aldershot, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We visited here today, and thought the scenery was lovely. We parked in the budgens car park which was 2 mins walk if that into the town centre which led to the church. The church was lovely and definately worth a visit.

Thank Jenny M
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134 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Close to the harbour and on the end of the high street it is worth a stroll around if you are into gravestones and churches.

Thank Tony C
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

A must to see ! steeped in history, and the dont build them like this no more, you will be glad you took this in !!

Thank rossline
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21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The unique delight of the Christchurch Priory Church is not merely the wonderful building, beautiful from without as well as from within, but the wider surroundings of the grounds and gardens which provide for a spectrum of waterside walks, picnic park and grass with sitting places, lovely fruit trees....in season..and bits of ruin, all right next door to the waterfront.... More 

Thank petersL830TM
Berkhamsted, Herts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

A very impressive priory church steeped in a thousand years of history. In a beautiful setting with lovely walks through to harbour. Friendly and knowledgeable volunteers and peaceful corners for contemplation and to soak in the glorious surroundings.

Thank AlindaHow

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