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St. Materiana's Church

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Address: Church Hill, Tintagel, England
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Very very old church on clifftop

Basic ancient church with good feeling! Very good views across coastline, easy free parking nearby. Usually open during day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Andrew J
Preston, United Kingdom
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Preston, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Basic ancient church with good feeling! Very good views across coastline, easy free parking nearby. Usually open during day.

Thank Andrew J
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155 reviews
69 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

If you are in the town or at the castle this is worth a look. We spent time inside and around the cemetery which in itself was full of history. I did go home and research this place to better acquaint myself with what I experienced.

1 Thank minniejan
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

I love this historic church- it's quiet and peaceful and beautiful. A wonderful place to spend some quiet time in contemplation.

1 Thank gypsymk
Dundee, Scotland, UK
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28 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

Something about this old church cannot put into words its a feeling lovely and it is a beautiful walk to reach it not far either they have a beautiful font which looks very old. A very peaceful place

1 Thank dundeetraveller
Bideford, United Kingdom
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112 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

A lovely little church in a wild and dramatic setting. Lots of interesting tombstones in the churchyard, as well. Oh, and there's a sign in the long grass warning about adders!

1 Thank MM2H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

It's a nice small church but nothing fantastic. The walk to get there from Tintagel castle is better and makes it a worth while walk.

1 Thank Janner_Lovebirds
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

Lovely well maintained church, but it is a place of God, so please do remember that when visiting, light a candle for a loved one.

Thank Oakwood01
Armidale, Australia
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48 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

The age of the church and the headstones just astounded us, well kept and so much to be discovered. Glad we went.

1 Thank Sue B
Dalgety Bay, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

Couldn't face the steps at the castle so drove round to the glebe parking area. Here was this fantastic little church perched on the headland with an interior architecture for to keep you interested an hour or so. Sit in the grave yard overlooking the sea and just think........

Thank Christine M
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015

You can reach this from a few different routes off the main road from Tintagel, and its worth it. Its lovely and peaceful within the church, and has some beautiful stained glass windows. If you walk through the churchyard, you'll come out at the coastal walk, where there are some great views.

Thank VandA_UK

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