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lovely building and surroundings

As a musician I do get the opportunity to perform in this lovely building. More recently I went as... read more

Reviewed 5 August 2018
Cecil H
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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Lovely church

A great place to visit and especially on a warm summer afternoon. Worth a visit and the surrounding... read more

Reviewed 15 July 2018
Louise2902
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 August 2018

As a musician I do get the opportunity to perform in this lovely building. More recently I went as a member of the audience to a concert there. It is a lovely building with plenty to hold the interest. The grounds are small, but quite...More

Thank Cecil H
Reviewed 15 July 2018

A great place to visit and especially on a warm summer afternoon. Worth a visit and the surrounding areas too- including Fish Street, Grope Lane and Bear Steps!

Thank Louise2902
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

An oasis of calm in the middle of Shrewsbury. It has an unusual painted window which looks very modern although it’s not, there are also some Victorian cast iron windows.

Thank Jacqueline E
Reviewed 8 June 2018

This place is close the the famous bear steps and very old ,dating back to the 1500 I think but such a lovely church and lovely surroundings

Thank garybednall1-uk
Reviewed 9 May 2018

This churches brick work looks different to others with its striking brickwork on the outside. Inside a lot of nice windows and architecture

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Being locals we love to pop into local churches in the centre of Shrewsbury on a Saturday. This one is so peaceful, light and airy. Love the wonderful stained glass window at the far end. Lots of history. Beautiful tubs of Spring bulbs outside. We...More

Thank Wasessa
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Strangely to me, this church comes under the Diocese of Lichfield. It was founded in AD 912, by the daughter of King Alfred. The tower & spire were built in 1475. It has a loo twinned with a loo in Pakistan. Only 2nd time saw...More

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Reviewed 20 December 2017

This striking chuch was consecrated in 1713 and replaced one that fell down two years before! The huge windows, rectangular design and gallery make this Anglican Georgian church almost non-conformist in style - though it pre-dates Wesley by three decades. It is light and open...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 8 September 2017

St Alkmund's, if you can find it, is a delightful old church. From the outside it is one of the best around to look at, and the interior is also a delight, full of surprises.

Thank KevinSadler2364
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Being fairly local I would probably not visit a lot of places as I would if I were a tourist on holiday. Being a musician I do get the opportunity to visit and perform in many churches. Unfortunately I have only been to St Alkmunds...More

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