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Address: Church in the Wood Lane, Hastings, England
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Quite Charming

A beautiful little spot. Well worth a visit even for those who are not religious. I often visit for a little peace and tranquility

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

A beautiful little spot. Well worth a visit even for those who are not religious. I often visit for a little peace and tranquility

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Durham, United Kingdom
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111 reviews 111 reviews
46 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

The area is quite replete with history and this place is no exception. If you love old churches and the local history then a walk along here on a sunny day is quite the treat.

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Very quiet and peacfull. It's a really nice place for a walk in the coutryside. What lets in down in my view is lack of signs to let people know where they can go.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

I visited St Leonard's Church whilst holidaying in the area. It is in a beautiful setting, but best of all was the warm and friendly welcome from the Vicar and the church family. I had the pleasure of attending a morning service. There was a warm welcome for me and my small dog. I throughly enjoyed the service, with traditional... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

This picturesque church in a small wood is difficult to find and is at the end of a what looks like school road. This little hidden enclave is surrounded by woods and generations of Hastings graves. Another place to escape the hustle and bustle of Hastings

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

If you want a peaceful walk through woods and visit a beautiful church, then this is the place to go. On a warm summer afternoon it's the most perfect place to be. The church is really old but it is not always open, but be sure to visit if 9you get the chance.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

We returned to the Church in the Wood to retrace my Fathers early years and to visit the grave of his parents. I had arranged to meet the Reverend after their Sunday service. We were met with such affection and welcoming and spent time with members of the congregation over a cuppa. We were helped to the grave which had... More 

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england
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

lovely and peaceful place to spend time gathering your thoughts away from the hustle and bustle of life

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Gorgeous little church and surroundings very relaxing well worth a wonder around and through surrounding woodland

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Hastings, United Kingdom
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101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2012

Love this place. Was christened here, been to some beautiful midnight masses here at Cmas. Dad's ashes are here. About to lay mum's ashes here. Got married here. The lovely lych gate entrance to the grounds, the old tombs and graves, the beautiful setting. Such a serene place to be. Wonderful place to get away from it all.

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