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St. Andrew's Church

Address: Royal Parade, Plymouth PL1 2AD, England
Phone Number: +44 1752 661414
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Ranked #9 of 112 Attractions in Plymouth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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275 reviews 275 reviews
114 attraction reviews
1,522 helpful votes 1,522 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 NEW

Not been in for a while but we came in today for an excellently put together Thanksgiving Service for a dear old friend. The organ was spectacular, the church looked and felt great, the family had balanced the series of addresses and hymns perfectly and Joe's touches were deftly done.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

st andrews church is magnificaint. when your in plymouth its well worth a visit.Extrememly old building and bueatiful outside as well as in side.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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880 reviews 880 reviews
335 attraction reviews
2,698 helpful votes 2,698 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

They do these things so well. Anyone who didn't hear about this evening in time to get a seat really missed out. Great choir and that organ really takes some beating.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Got married here many moons ago! Fantastic building with serene atmosphere, fantastic place to get married if you are able.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Instead of sitting in the bus stop pass the time across the road in the church and be surprised at the excellent effect the windows make within the church.Frequent special events throughout the year cater for all tastes from Choral events to lovely flower arrangements. Also available is a cuppa when you have seen it all so worth a visit.

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49 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Don't know if it's the biggest, St Peter's in Wyndham Sq may be that but this is the heart of the local Christian community and hold most significant municipal and institutional events. Good organ good heating nice windows and a good spirits. Bells maybe not rung as well as at Emmanuel but otherwise St Andrew's has the due in all... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

Bright and modern stained glass windows in a light and airy church. Filled with military history both Navy and Army and a twin organ which is unique with its stereo output.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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57 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Lovely big old parish church, skilfully recreated after the blitz. Scene of major city ceremonies and frequent musical and other performances. Also serves as a well attended and supported Anglican place of worship. I sometimes wish they had not reinstalled pews because moveable seating might have been better but I can understand the wish to return to roughly the same... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This church has a unique and most interesting history! It has been beautifully rebuilt and is now home to a vibrant and very active congregation. There is a super card/gift shop, large second hand book selection and café. It is a quiet place for contemplation and prayer, with a friendly welcome from volunteers. There is a wide choice of services... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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38 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

It is an old church, said to have been used by Drake etc and we cannot but be impressed by the success and quality of the rebuilding after the Blitz but by far the best feature of this building are the Piper windows, three at the eastern end behind the altars and the other under the tower at the west.... More 

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