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An overload of history

Stopped by Geddington to see the Eleanor Cross. As we were looking at it we met Kam, the local tour... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Iain H
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5 friends and I had a very short tour/talk (our request as we had dinner booked at The Star... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2018
Geddington, United Kingdom
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Gorgeous and Historic Saxon/Norman/Medieval church open for guided historical tours. Tour will include links to the nearby Eleanor cross, the finest in England, pagan past, Saxon/Norman architecture and sculpture, the ancient hunting lodge and the...more
Grafton Underwood, Geddington, Kettering NN14, England
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Stopped by Geddington to see the Eleanor Cross. As we were looking at it we met Kam, the local tour guide who gave us a fascinating talk about the cross & it's history and gave us a tour of the church. Simply amazing. The fact...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Iain H
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

5 friends and I had a very short tour/talk (our request as we had dinner booked at The Star) primarily about the Queen Eleanor Cross but drifting into the Church. We will be back at a later date for the full Church tour. I have...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Visited Geddington to view the Eleanor Cross, but as we were there noticed the church and its information plaque and decided to take a look. The church itself was being used so wasn't open to the public unfortunately, but this was more than made up...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Bonymerlin111
Reviewed 23 September 2016

i had a good night out with the wifey even bumped into the priest at one point he was smashed out of his trotter not to happy about that especially because it was my wedding day but thank you anyway

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Geddington was an important crossroad in the medieval period and this church was very well endowed benefiting from royal patronage from the nearby hunting lodge, sadly destroyed.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Wendy E
Reviewed 16 July 2016

The local primary school was having there annual fair day. Lots of homemade jams, and different types of soaps jewelry etc. Tombola tickets lots to win, homemade wines also. Great all around day for the family, the church had beautiful floral display, as abdominal harvest...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed 28 October 2015

The church is amazing Saxon building and trips around with a guide are available at certain times (check web site) food is available at village Pubs

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank norman119
Reviewed 19 April 2015

The Church of Mary Magdalene is the epitome of the phrase 'Hidden Gem.' While on a trip to Northamptonshire in September of 2013, five of us stopped to view the town's Queen Eleanor Cross, the best surviving of the original 12, dating from 1294. The...More

Date of experience: September 2014
3  Thank kirkland77
Reviewed 22 February 2015 via mobile

We had a disappointing visit to Kettering (don't bother), so delighted to find Geddington a short drive away, a lovely village and church full of history and fantastic tales. The church is very worth a visit but you need to go when open and the...More

2  Thank LouiseH562
Reviewed 18 September 2012

Stopped off in Geddington when we had a few days in the area. As we were looking at the plague in front of the church we were greeted by a Canadian gentleman who was opening up the church and took time out to show us...More

Date of experience: September 2012
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