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You need to go on a Sunday if you want to get into the church. however it is still worth going up... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
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Amazing views!

An unexpected church in a very odd location but the views of high Wycombe are great! Unfortunately... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2018
Kirstie A
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

You need to go on a Sunday if you want to get into the church. however it is still worth going up to see the church as the top of the church is most unusual and you can walk round the Dashwood mausoleum, a massive...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2018

An unexpected church in a very odd location but the views of high Wycombe are great! Unfortunately the church tower is closed due to needing restoration, meaning you are no longer able to climb to the top. Still worth a visit though!

Thank Kirstie A
Reviewed 22 June 2018

Climbed the top of the hill to see the mausoleum and the church was advertising cream teas. Went in and had a lovely cuppa and a home made cake of which there was a superb selection. The interior of the church is lovely - not...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 26 April 2018

Well worth a walk up the hill. Very knowledgeable guide who clearly loves the church. Look out for the special font and the painting that includes Judas. Dogs are allowed in too!

Thank Sherrie P
Reviewed 11 October 2017

beautiful old church with an interesting history and links to the hellfire club. worth the steep hill walk to see!

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Reviewed 7 September 2017

We climbed to the top of the ball and were wowed by the view. The last time I went up was over fifty years ago and it is still a great experience. The painting of the last supper is still as beautiful as I remembered...More

Thank fooodlovie333
Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a lovely church on top of a hill and the view is made even better if you pay £2 to climb it's tower. Skip the Hell Fire Caves and visit this church.

Thank rodasta
Reviewed 21 August 2017

The climb up the hill was worth the slog so we could see the road built with the chalk from the cave and also West Wycombe house. The church was locked but the grave yard was interesting.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Visited Hell Fire Caves so we wandered up to the mausoleum and church, we would have liked to climb the stairs to the church tower but unfortunately it was locked and no times to tell you when they allow people in, would like to visit...More

Thank hunkl
Reviewed 1 August 2017

We didn't actually go inside the church but used the grounds at the back (use the paved path) so that we had a view of the surrounding countryside including West Wycombe Park. There is a large grass car park just by the church, beautiful viewing...More

Thank Wendy H
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