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Christchurch Priory Church

Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
+44 1202 488645
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Sudan visit

Lovely place to visit, very interesting history,has some great musical events, recommended. In the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Andrew D
via mobile
Great old building

Wonderful old church in a lovely location. Sadly,we didnt have enough time to fully explore the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
kenneth d
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Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Lovely place to visit, very interesting history,has some great musical events, recommended. In the centre of christchuch,

Thank Andrew D
Reviewed 2 days ago

Wonderful old church in a lovely location. Sadly,we didnt have enough time to fully explore the building. We will return.

Thank kenneth d
Reviewed 4 days ago

The priory has been there for over a thousand years with several additions and lots of subtractions (mostly courtesy of Oliver Cromwell) Lovely high altar and misericords where Cromwell apparently scattered fodder to feed his horses. Fabulous organ and an unusual nave ceiling above which...More

Thank octogenarian2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walk around the grounds at night after dinner it's a beautiful peaceful oasis in the middle of town. TIP look out for evening events like Welsh Rugby Male Choir. All start around 7:30pm

Thank Steven L
Reviewed 1 week ago

The first impression was that it was a very large church for a fairly small town until we realised a priory was attached to one end. Henry 8th did not ruin the priory because the prior had a hand in the Ann Boleyn marriage ....More

Thank mdq40
Reviewed 1 week ago

The church was part of the large priory built in the 1100s. Now only a few ruined walls of the priory remain in the park adjoining the church. However the church is a living history of Christianity in England from the late Saxon period until...More

Thank Viajerovista
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great cultural place to visit. Great architecture. Lovely tranquile gardens. Great riverside walk. Lovely serene atmosphere. Good place also to take children

Thank gypsym2013
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In not a huge town of attractions this is a must, sitting in the grounds on a sunny day watching the world go by has little competition.

Thank TheCavendale2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed our visit - the History is just incredible. The trip to the tower although difficult was well worth it and the views amazing

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 16 August 2017

176 spiral steps to the top. Terrific birds eye view of Chistchurch. Friendly and knowledgable volunteers

1  Thank Mike B
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