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Halifax Minster

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An Interesting Visit with an informed guide and historian.

This was our first visit staying in Halifax so we called in at the Minister where we were met by a... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Lynne S
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Manchester, United Kingdom
Excellent Minster

Free to enter . Donations may be made , Photographers need a £3 permit Interesting Minster... read more

Reviewed 10 April 2018
bennynobrain
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Derby, United Kingdom
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A 900 year old Grade 1 church with extremely fine historic furnishings, fascinating history and wonderful stories
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Causeway | Causeway, Halifax HX1 1QL, England
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

This was our first visit staying in Halifax so we called in at the Minister where we were met by a guide who told us the history of the Minster, where Anne Lister of Shibden Hall is buried and the stone plaques to her family....More

Thank Lynne S
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Free to enter . Donations may be made , Photographers need a £3 permit Interesting Minster Beautiful Stained Glass Windows. Very enjoyable two hours spent here

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Reviewed 9 April 2018

After an enjoyable visit to the nearby Piece Hall we decided to visit the Minster, located just over the road. On our arrival we were warmly greeted and presented with an informative leaflet (for a £1 donation). The Minster is very old and the leaflet...More

Thank czyrkojs
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We visited the Minster with friends. If anyone is interested in history or loves churches, I would recommend a look. It has wonderful stained glass and is just beautiful. Spent time looking at everything and felt calm and refreshed afterwards.

Thank Alison R
Reviewed 20 February 2018

This was beautiful inside with lots of literature to read about the History. There was a little café inside so you could have a nice hot drink if needed

Thank marieball1407
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Was extremely impressed wit the stunning interioir of Halifax Minister. Reminder me of a smaller version of York's. The place was so full of history and so peaceful it was definitely a gem of a place.

Thank Ph1l_Ryan
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

A very impressive building, with some magnificent stained glass windows. Well worth a visit - I was particularly impressed by the hanging don't cover.

Thank gingerjudith
Reviewed 10 January 2018

Christmas Eve qued to sing and experience the Nativity with real donkeys. An emotional time with children dressed as angels, Mary, Joseph, kings and shepherds. We all had a candle to light and Christingle to take home. The Service was delightful with a young people...More

Thank djo708
Reviewed 1 January 2018

went to have a look round as there was an exhibition on of local art and found the stained glass and the military chapel excellent to look at along with the art

Thank hatamoto1
Reviewed 26 December 2017 via mobile

The minster is steeped in history and is a gorgeous building. The stained glass windows are absolutely beautiful especially when the sun shines through them. The volunteers are friendly and helpful . It is a place of quiet in which to escape the hustle and...More

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I’m afraid I don’t know as we only visited there for one afternoon.
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