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Address: Quaker Meeting House Welders Lane, Chalfont St. Giles HP9 2SN, England

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An oasis of calm

A great place to take the grandchildren to see a Quaker Meeting House and see where William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania is buri.

Reviewed 14 April 2017
Peter S
Amersham, United Kingdom
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Amersham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 April 2017

A great place to take the grandchildren to see a Quaker Meeting House and see where William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania is buri.

Thank Peter S
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

We drive past this building every day and decided to pop in and we are so glad we did The people made us welcome showed us around and explained the Quaker way. A really good place to visit

Thank chellar62
London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Lovely friendly staff who are very informative and take the time to tell you so much. I visited this place November 2015, they had already shut for the season but were willing to meet me by appointment and show me around the place when I came to stay in the area. This place is a must visit. Have a look... More 

Thank SLWE7
Chalfont St. Giles, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 1 June 2016

The atmosphere is this building genuinely reflects the early This historic building reflects Quaker days of William and Ann Penn who are both buried here. He as Founder of Pennsylvania met and was greatly influenced by the John Milton of the famous poet and parliamentarian. Milton’s Cottage is nearby in Chalfont St Giles.

Thank J B
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

Had an inquisitive stroll and was encouraged to come in and have a look by one of the Quakers. Not a huge amount to see but fascinating and friendly never the less.

Thank Niall C
Woking, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2015

I visited Jordans Meeting House in a group and immediately we were greeted by a charming lady who explained about quaker tombstones and then gave a history of quakers throughout the ages. The main features of this building that struck me was that you do not need adornment to feel a great sense of peace. A fascinating insight into a... More 

Thank FJHH24
Pinner, UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2015

Really enjoyed a visit to this extremely Old Meeting Hall. The Hall is open for visitors between 2-5pm in the summer. In the garden is the grave of William Penn, the founder of Pennsilvania, and upstairs a small exhibition about his life. A very interesting visit!

Thank TF_555
Dawlish, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 June 2015

Modest and unassuming as are all Quaker places I have visited. the house had been the victim of a fire some time ago

1 Thank Ian T
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85 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2014

First visited more than 30 years ago before the nearly-so-disastrous fire. Finally had the opportunity to revisit in June and were delighted to find that the original, front part of the Meeting House is unchanged, the meeting room itself still redolent of the age of Penn with its 17th century benches and panelling. A very moving and spiritual place and... More 

2 Thank 3fr5
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 July 2014

My child went to the Quaker Meeting House for a local-walk-to school trip. They learnt about William Penn and the Mayflower and brought there own packed lunches. They sat in the main meeting room for an hour (out of a full school day trip) and then explored. Every time we drive past the Meeting House she tells me a new... More 

1 Thank Georgia B

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