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Collegiate Church of St Mary's

Address: Church St | Old Sq., Warwick, England
Phone Number: 01926/403940
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Ranked #1 of 34 things to do in Warwick
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious sites, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

We really enjoyed our visit today. We visit every church, abbey and cathedral we can but I have to say this was possibly the sunniest and brightest we've ever visited. Huge windows and a very open layout make it feel very spacious. A really lovely lady greeted us at the door and handed us info packs free of charge. The... More 

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High Peak
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24 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

This is a lovely medieval church with an impressive exterior and fine interior. We were met by a lovely lady who handed us a guide of the church with plenty of useful information on it and stated that she was available to answer any questions we might have. Then it was off on our own to potter about as we... More 

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Newtown, Pennsylvania
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The exterior of the church is beautiful. It is free to enter. We were greeted by two lovely ladies who offered their help if we had any questions. We walked around on our own, visiting the Beauchamp chapel, among other parts of the church. They do have a brochure to take when you are walking around which is helpful. Once... More 

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emmm from Cov
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Ok, I must come clean. I am a member of the congregation here. But I feel passionately about this church as a wonderful place of worship and historical significance. Simon Jenkin's book "England's Thousand best Churches" rates the Collegiate Church of St Mary Warwick as a five star church. There are only a dozen in that category. The church has... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We called in to see this lovely church whilst passing. A warm welcome from Rita and Sue was appreciated. We were given a short guided tour of the main parts of the church, and wandered around to see the rest. The choir stalls are a lovely more modern development. No charge for the tour but like all churches a donation... More 

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Warwick, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Historically fascinating building, particularly the Beauchamp Chapel. The choirs of St Mary's are superb. A girls choir and boys with men choir, both musically outstanding - cathedral music in a market town. Regular concerts and services are a treat.

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Collingwood, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We went fairly early on a Tuesday morning. The church itself is free to go in. The crypt is incredible when you look at the dates on the tombs. Coming from Canada , it's hard to believe that this church was there before anyone even thought about N America. The climb up the tower, which costs a few pounds is... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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74 reviews 74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We received a nice welcome here from a guide and enjoyed the tour round the buildings that was well laid out and described on the handout she gave us. Definitely worth a visit.

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Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
18 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

We visited here to see the annual Christmas Tree Competition in December & were amazed by the building, it's huge & so interesting. The volunteers were very helpful giving us a tour into the small chapel & then the crypt. The crypt is great & there is lots of information to read about the inhabitants who lived & died in... More 

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Hants
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

lots to see, medieval church, classic example of 14th and 15th century architecture. Always open, and the city is worth a visit as well.

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