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Christchurch Priory Church, Christchurch

Categories: Sacred & Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Tourist Spots
Inspirock Rating:
4.6/5 based on 550+ reviews on the web
Christchurch Priory Church has been described as "the least appreciated of the Great Churches of England." It is the longest parish church in the country and is larger than 21 English Anglican cathedrals. Admire the architecture, which dates back to Norman times, or attend one of a range of services, many with choirs performing. Enjoy the peace and quiet, light a candle, take a tour, listen to a lecture, or attend one of the various concerts and festivals. Check for events on the website in advance. A visit to Christchurch Priory Church represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Christchurch holiday planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Stopped off in Christchurch itself for any hour or so, came across the Priory sodecided to take a look, not disappointed 
  • Love Christchurch Priory Church,my wife and I come here about 3 times during the year from Poole as we try to get to the brilliant Christchurch food festivals and Christchurch fair,all held around the...  read more »
  • The church was much larger than we expected considering the size of the town. It was a beautiful classic church worth visiting even if only to view it from the outside. There are some old stone ruins ...  read more »
  • A lovely old building with tremendous character. No charge to enter, though donations welcome and tours, tower and museum do cost. Friendly staff, nice cafe and shop.
  • Beautiful ancient priory church with lots of history and things to see inside. Near the Quay, riverside walks, ruined castle, town centre shops and restaurants.
  • Just a church I suppose... Looks nice on the outside though.
  • A pretty church, very big, a nice wedding service, very personal and nice story.
  • 12 bells, 27cwt are rung by an enthusiastic band of 25 ringers who welcome visitors to the weekly bellringing practice on Mondays 7.30pm.
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