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St Mary's Church, Leake

Open today: 00:00 - 23:59
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Beautiful church

Lovely church to visit Very helpful lady inside giving us verbal and writt n information about the... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
RedDebHolmfirth
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Holmfirth
Beautiful Church especially lit up at night

difficult to access due to fast moving A19 traffic but certainly worth the stop. its is a lovely... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2018
Morpheus60
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St Mary’s Church Leake is a beautiful grade 1 listed church in the shelter of the North Yorkshire Moors. It is a place of calm next to the busy A19 as it connects York to Teesside. We warmly welcome our “second congregation” who break their journeys...more
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Leake Hall A 19 North of Thirsk, Thirsk YO7 4BN, England
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Lovely church to visit Very helpful lady inside giving us verbal and writt n information about the church.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RedDebHolmfirth
Reviewed 21 June 2018

I join the 'drive by club' as have passed this beautiful church many times and esp love it lit up at night. I had a Deanery meeting here, and chose to take the 'back route/scenic route' to avoid crossing the A-19.. as it turned out,...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

difficult to access due to fast moving A19 traffic but certainly worth the stop. its is a lovely little church next to the farm. well worth a few contemplative moments her

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Morpheus60
Reviewed 11 November 2017

Like the Fellow reviewers I too have driven past this church en route to trips to York from Newcastle for far too many years to admit to ! always wondering what laid behind the walls and being so isolated I always wondered what village it...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank josephinedavidson
Reviewed 17 July 2017

So many times I, like many others, have sped past this church on the A19. It is really worth taking the time to stop and have a look at it. It is an oasis of tranquility and calm which has a lovely atmosphere. Take the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Paul B
Leake_Church, Church Member at St Mary's Church, Leake, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review. We have tried to improve the way that we welcome visitors - so we are pleased that you liked our new leaflets! Do call in again.

Reviewed 28 May 2017

This little church is stunning - dating from 12th C. As the other reviewer noted, almost everyone just drives past. to access the church you have to be driving south on the A19 (no easy access from the northbound carriageway). You will spot the church...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Leake_Church, Church Member at St Mary's Church, Leake, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Thank you so much for taking the time to review the church. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit. It is actually possible to visit the church from the northbound carriageway - there are directions on our website.

Reviewed 10 May 2017

Situated on the A19 between Thirsk and Osmotherley, St Mary's is the lovely Grade 1 listed Medieval church that everyone notices as they flash past in their cars at 60 or 70 miles an hour. The church was once at the heart of the ancient...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Leake_Church, Church Member at St Mary's Church, Leake, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2017

Just a note to say thank you for such a lovely detailed review. We're really glad that you have enjoyed your visit - do come again! You will find more details about the church on our website.

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