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Christchurch Priory Church

Address: Quay Road, Christchurch BH23 1BU, England
Phone Number: 01202 488645
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Ranked #1 of 15 Attractions in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Sights & Landmarks

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Newquay, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
11 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015 NEW

Back to attend a decent 1662 communion service whilst on holiday in Bournemouth. Since I was last here, there has been a revamp of Priory House that is attached to the Priory and they now offer light lunches and tea, coffee etc. all through the week and not only on organ recital or similar occasions. Entry is still free to... More 

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England
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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

This is a must if you like a bit of history and churches. Recently renovated, beautiful building set in the heart of Christchurch.

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Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

Attended a wedding here in December, it was a stunning setting. Managed to have a look around whilst bride and groom where having photo's taken.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Loved the whole experience of visiting this beautiful house of God. The architecture is stunning inside and out and in places it looks like a mini Cathedral.

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Barton on Sea
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136 reviews 136 reviews
28 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Well worth a visit and sometimes there are guided tours available showing areas not normally accessible. View from the tower roof is fantastic

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Church was closed for a wedding when we visited so unable to see inside. Part of the service (carols) could be heard outside & the cars was old classics, no problem with takings photos of them. Poor bride was frozen when the party emerged for photos.

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UK
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159 reviews 159 reviews
60 attraction reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

this priory seems to get more interesting each time I visit, which is mainly when we have our school reunions in the area, it's a nice place to get away from it all for a while, and reminicse about my happy school days

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Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

This is one of the most interesting churches I have visited, and it is just a most glorious building. A must see while visiting the area.

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

For a small town the Priory Church is in a league of its own. A truly inspiring building with warm friendly welcomers and all who attend. A reason to visit the town and also to enjoy the ambience and joy of the services

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

If you have an interest in church architecture, you are going to love this building. More than 900 years old it is truly beautiful. There are tours available to the chained library and up to the top of the tower for a view over Christchurch.

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