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Halifax Minster

Open Now: 10:00 - 16:00
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Wonderful Minster

Visited the Minster for the first time, the interior is much more impressive than the exterior... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
JennyLS48
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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We came as part of a short break staying at a hotel at the edge of Halifax. Found out about a free... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2017
spr_in_yorkshire
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Yorkshire, 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, Halifax HX1 1QL, England
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Visited the Minster for the first time, the interior is much more impressive than the exterior would suggest. Some of the most beautiful stained glass I have seen anywhere. We had a lot of help from the volunteers, lovely people. Beautiful carved pews, gorgeous. We...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We came as part of a short break staying at a hotel at the edge of Halifax. Found out about a free organ concert at Halifax Minster and spent the whole day in the town. We were welcomed by a friendly lady who not only...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Dates from 15th Century, but with Monastic connections of much earlier times. A helpful lady attendant provided us with a self guided tour leaflet, which was very useful. Take a little time out to visit this historic and peaceful place in the City Centre.

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Reviewed 4 August 2017

This building is well worth a visit. It is only minutes away from Piece Hall and is very old and unusual. The architecture and history of the church are remarkable. Helpful attendants in there too.

Thank Jancrow4
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Helpful, friendly guides and worth a visit as a lot of history. Look round at the windows, monuments and the gravestones.

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

Not a lot to say the minster is steeped in history, stands in tree shrouded gardens within walking distance of the town centre

Thank sportster56
Reviewed 24 May 2017

been here a few times as a wedding photographer, the building is stunning, very beautiful architecture, and steeped in history, friendly verger couldn't help us enough.

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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Halifax Minster has a darkened exterior due to centuries of industrial smoke but venture within because treasures abound. The Duke of Wellington's Regiment Chapel contains many of their old colours (flags) which saw action in many historic battles. Look up to the ceiling and see...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2017

I was particularly interested to see the old Minster as my Grandparents were married in this church, It was getting ready for Easter Sunday celebrations.

Thank DeniseF2786
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We'd been to see the War Memorial to the north of the Minster so as we meandered back towards Church Lane the Minster was open so we thought we'd take a look in. It's a magnificent building and beautifully cared for.

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