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The Parish Church of St Mary's Chilham

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Midnight Mass

A lovely church on a beautiful English square.perfect for midnight mass,although a little off the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2018
Jackie M
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So pretty

This is a beautiful cobblestone church and inside is very pretty. I just had a quick look around... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

A lovely church on a beautiful English square.perfect for midnight mass,although a little off the beaten track.Traditional surroundings. A friendly vicar and nice service

Thank Jackie M
Reviewed 14 June 2018

This is a beautiful cobblestone church and inside is very pretty. I just had a quick look around inside as the smell of incense makes me feel ill but it was so lovely, I wished I could have spent a bit longer! The outside grounds...More

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Reviewed 12 June 2018

They have a school desk with graffiti on from hundreds of years ago - wonderfully atmospheric - would. recommend.

Thank Beddington210
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

We have a walk in Chilham most weeks and I always visit this church to light a candle . It is so beautiful and peaceful and the church yard is on 2 levels and well worth a look around . A couple of years ago...More

Thank emno49
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were taken here by friends who live in the area to show us what a true English village should look like, and undoubtedly in the not too distant past there were many who resembled this lovely town. The church itself is in the center...More

2  Thank Cocciolino2015
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

Go, if you can, between June and September and between 10.30 and 12.30, when Sue and Rosemary will give you a warm welcome, tea or coffee, cake. And also their unique insights into the church they love. Make sure they show you the 500 year...More

1  Thank Susan R
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This church is beautiful inside with some very interesting tombs. The stained glass windows are lovely, especially on a bright day. Bell ringing takes place in the tower but unfortunately on our visit we did not hear the visiting bellringers as the tower shutters were...More

Thank Onlyjasper
Reviewed 22 September 2017

Very quaint little Church. Beautiful inside and worth a visit. Obviously a well looked after church which involves the local community

Thank Sean F
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Interesting history. Typical country church worth visiting for reflection and prayer. The locals have added a guide around the graveyard mainly of plants. The dead didn't disturb the visit at all.

Thank whadders54
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you like old churches then this ones a must. Some of the carving is exquisite. There's lots of plaques to read so allow yourself plenty of time to wander round.

Thank TootsieBones
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