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Charming little gem of a Church with great views and a porch with a lovely wrought iron shepherds gate.

The small picturesque Church of St James is situated above the village of Buttermere at the... read more

Reviewed 15 December 2018
Maryport, United Kingdom
Stunning little church!

What a gem of a church in such a stunning setting, Even if you're not spiritually inclined your... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
Chertsey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 15 December 2018

The small picturesque Church of St James is situated above the village of Buttermere at the junction of Honister and Newlands passes. The original chapel was consecrated in 1507 during the reign of King Henry VII, while the present building dates from 1840, and was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

What a gem of a church in such a stunning setting, Even if you're not spiritually inclined your soul will be uplifted here!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

It is really worth strolling up here to see the beautiful, little medieval church and the spectacular views.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Love this gorgoeus little church and pop in and donate every time we are in buttermere m. Signed the guest books over the years too nice to look back on. The stainglass windows are amazing and the view to haystacks is sublime. That moving a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 13 June 2018

A small Church just above the village of Buttermere at the junction of the Honister Pass and Newlands Pass with a wrought iron "Shepherd's Gate" at the entry to the porch. There is a stone tablet set below one of the windows as a Memorial...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

Situated at a significant road junction with overflow (free) parking on the Newlands road, this church is in a very prominent position

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Popped in here after a walk around Buttermere. Beautiful views and a lovely memorial to Wainwright. Windows worth a mention.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SwindonMoomin
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This Church is on the hill from Sykes Farm. It’s beautifully kept and obviously still in use. It was decorated with lots of fresh daffodils and looks well kept by its parishioners. The views are fantastic when you come out the front porch . A...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Went and viewed this little quaint church in Buttermere after finishing our lake walk around Buttermere. Well presented on the side of the fell at the road junction.

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

You must spend a moment or two visiting this wonderful little gem of a chapel in the hear of Buttermere. There is the memorial plaque to AW Wainwright with a lovely view up to Haystacks. This is an idyllic place, very quiet and calm chapel.

Date of experience: September 2017
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