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St Botolph's Church (Church of England)

Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA, England
+44 1223 363529
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Simple style historical church dating back to 1320

This ancient church is in Trinity Street, not far from King's College. The interior style is fairly... read more

Reviewed 17 September 2017
BroLucius
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Winchester, England
Simple little Anglican church

It's always nice to find a quiet wee spot in a busy city. A church like this combines a quiet space... read more

Reviewed 8 April 2017
UlsterFryNo1
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Built around 1320, this church was dedicated to St. Botolph, the patron saint of travelers in medieval times.
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17 Sep 2017
“Simple style historical church dating back to 1320”
8 Apr 2017
“Simple little Anglican church”
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Trumpington Street, Cambridge CB2 1QA, England
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Reviewed 17 September 2017

This ancient church is in Trinity Street, not far from King's College. The interior style is fairly simple but attractive, involving a lot of wood. The stained glass behind the main altar is worth a close look. No entrance charge is made, unlike at least...More

Thank BroLucius
Reviewed 8 April 2017

It's always nice to find a quiet wee spot in a busy city. A church like this combines a quiet space with an opportunity to sit and reflect on life... I can't be sure but it has all the look of a church that used...More

Thank UlsterFryNo1
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this church this morning. In the University area of town. The altar depicts the Crucifixion and the stained glass window above shows the ascension. There is an organ on the north side of the chancel which is divided from the nave by a rood...More

Thank Nigel G
Reviewed 27 July 2016

Called in whilst in Cambridge and what a lovely church this is. It was very peaceful and cool after walking around the hot busy streets of Cambridge. Lovely stained glass windows and there are books to buy on an 'honesty tin' basis. Very relaxing.

Thank helenh462016
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We found this church and were very pleased that it was open for visitors. Just wandering around the interior is a very relaxing experience after all the bustle of the city centre. We sat for several minutes, enjoying the serenity of the building.

Thank mjc404
Reviewed 27 August 2015

Time spent in St Botolph's provided a welcome respite as we explored Cambridge's streets. We always take the time to go in when we come across an open church door and in this case, we weren't disappointed. The interior was calm and peaceful, the stain...More

Thank Dr Bob H
Reviewed 19 July 2015 via mobile

A truly quaint and beautiful place. Had a easy stroll around and kids enjoyed the age and history of the place. Free to enter. Bought a book on sale. Your trusted to just pay on exit if you took a book which I did and...More

Thank Adrian S
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Not an outstanding presence in the street but as the door was open we stepped in through the entrance which is in the tower which is 15th C. St. Botolph is the patron saint of travellers. The interior is quiet and peaceful, just the place...More

Thank Hackford
Reviewed 2 August 2014

We were walking in Cambridge and past St. Botolph's and the name intrigued us as we were not familiar with this saint nor of the church. On a return, we decided to stop in and found a peaceful church dedicated to the patron saint of...More

Thank NJTravellingfool
Reviewed 27 March 2014

It is very close to one of the city gates, and it met travelers entering the city. It has much older foundations and has some very nice carvings as well as a fairly old font. It has always been closely associated with Queens College

Thank Owenthomas
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