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Bridlington Priory Church

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Address: Church Green, Bridlington YO16 7JX, England
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Beautiful priory

Beautiful building,great for kids to follow the mouse man trail in the priory ,friendly staff who are willing to share all the history of the priory with you

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 December 2016
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Driffield, United Kingdom
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Driffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Beautiful building,great for kids to follow the mouse man trail in the priory ,friendly staff who are willing to share all the history of the priory with you

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

the church is only open certain days to go inside you will need to check when you go inside you will be impressed the stained glass is fantastic as is all the interior of the building unlike many churches these days outside the graveyard is kept immaculate and as we have family buried here it was easy to walk round... More 

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Thank frances292
Warrington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Bridlington Old Town is fascinating. The late C18 and early C19 buildings of Westgate and High Street (of 'Dad's Army' fame) are delightful and may be unique. The suggested 'tourist route' ends at the Priory Church,which is worth a visit in itself. It is a church with an interesting history told in a 'Bayeux' tapestry along the north aisle.

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Thank EdMac2013
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

A delightful church with a lovely interior. Apart from the services of worship one would expect there are often concerts and artistic or historical displays going on.

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Thank tramman2016
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stopped off in the Old Town Bridlington and walked across to the priory as we spotted a church open sign. We were greeted by a very friendly lady who welcomed us to the church explained a bit about the history and gave us a leaflet with more information. We were left to have a walk through the church and... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

From towering outer to delicate inner, Bridlington Priory is heritage at its best. An ancient building that tells so much history, well presented.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

The original building(s) must have been very impressive indeed. The Church that still stands is magnificent and has some beautiful stained glass windows. It was also deeply satisfying to see the Church being used for an award ceremony on a Saturday - so often you wander into these magnificent buildings and they are only used for Church services. It is... More 

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Thank Jak Jak G
Nottingham UK
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

Been visiting Bridlington for years and have never got beyond the town along the beach. This outstanding church is jaw dropping, so, so striking. If you have time (and can walk as it isn't that close to the Bridlington most people know) you must visit. Look for the mice and the Charles & Camilla corbel.

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Dudley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016

A striking building, well worth a visit. The enormous west window is one of many beautiful features; the guide leaflet pointed out the external features (which, as it was cool and breezy, we did not explore) as well as the inside, and the amount of historical interest is fascinating. There were two very knowledgeable and sociable ladies on duty in... More 

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Bridlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Bridlington Priory Church known in Bridlington as the Priory Church of St Mary. It was founded as an Augustinian Monastery in 1113 by Walter de Gant. Inside the Priory there are huge columns and stained glass windows. Restoration of the Priory began in the 20th century. There is a 4 manual Anneessens Organ which is used from April - September... More 

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